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CDE Webinars and Handouts

November 6, 2019

Announcement Update for the Fiscal Year 2019–20 Bidders Conferences for California State Preschool Program (CSPP) and General Child Care and Development (CCTR)

Please join us! The ELCD will conduct 11 Request for Applications (RFA) Bidders Conferences or webinar training sessions for applicants interested in applying for California State Preschool Program (CSPP) and General Child Care and Development (CCTR) funding. Presenters from the ELCD will discuss the following: the overview of the CSPP and CCTR RFA instructions, fiscal and contractual portions of RFA, timeline, process and funding available. This training will also review the new program narrative, scoring rubric, required documents, and answer application questions.

Please visit the ELCD Bidders Conferences and Webinars web page at https://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/ci/rfa1920biddersconf.asp for the dates, times and locations of each of the Bidders Conference training sessions. These trainings will be heldon-site in several counties across California, or through a webinar session. Most sessions will begin at 10 a.m., and end at 3 p.m. Lunch is on your own and a forty-five (45) minute lunch break will be provided. Space is limited to two attendees per agency in each location. Information about the webinars will be sent out at a later date.

Information regarding the RFAs may be found on the CDE website at:

November 6, 2019

The ELCD has posted the following Management Bulletin to the CDE website:

Management Bulletin 19-08

Subject: Fiscal Year 2019–20 Request for Applications for California State Preschool Program Expansion Funds

Attention: California institutions of higher education, Local Educational Agencies and non-Local Educational Agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies of early learning and care programs interested in applying for California State Preschool Program funding

Management Bulletin 19-08 announces the availability of approximately $225 million to expand California State Preschool Program (CSPP) services statewide.

Please visit the ELCD Management Bulletin 19-08 web page at https://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/ci/mb1908.asp.

November 5, 2019

The ELCD has posted the following Management Bulletin to the CDE Web site:

Management Bulletin 19-09

Subject: Fiscal Year 2019–20 Request for Applications for General Child Care and Development Program Expansion Funds

Attention: California institutions of higher education, Local Educational Agency (LEA) and non-Local Educational Agency (non-LEA), nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies of the Early Learning and Care programs interested in applying for General Child Care and Development Program funding.

Management Bulletin 19-09 announces the availability of approximately $50 million to expand General Child Care and Development Program (CCTR) services statewide.

Please visit the ELCD Management Bulletin 19-09 web page at https://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/ci/mb1909.asp.


October 17, 2019
Webinar Wednesday announcement from the Field Services Office

The ELCD Field Services Office will host a series of webinar titles called Webinar Wednesdays to provide technical assistance to ELCD contractors. Below you will find the topic, date, time, and log-in information for each webinar. It is not necessary to pre-register for these webinars.
October 23, 2019, 9:00 a.m.
Fiscal Year 2019-20 Contract Monitoring Review (CMR) - Before, During, and After the Review for Center-Based Programs
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October 23, 2019, 1:00 p.m.
Fiscal Year 2019-20 Contract Monitoring Review (CMR) - Before, During and After the Review for Alternative Payment Programs
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October 30, 2019, 9:00 a.m.
 Some Contract Requirements Center Based
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October 30, 2019, 1:00 p.m.
 Some Contract requirements Alternative Payment Programs


August 16, 2019
Subsidized Provider Information Report Technical Assistance Webinar

CDE Webinar Archive
Visit this page for the January 25, 2018 Webinar: Eligibility, Certification, Recertification and Notice of Action and the September 28, 2017 Webinar: Budget Act of 2017: Implementation of 12-month Eligibility- in partnership with CAPPA

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2019 - 20 Funding Terms and Conditions 

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Management Bulletins and Information

For an archived listing of all Management Bulletins, please visit the CDE website.

  • October 15, 2019
    ELCD Welcomes Director Stephen Propheter
    State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond is excited to announce that Stephen Propheter has been selected to be the new Director of the ELCD at the CDE starting on October 11, 2019.

  • October 14, 2019

    12-Month Eligibility and CalWORKs Regulations
    All California State Preschool Program Executive Directors, Program Directors and other interested parties:
    This notice is to inform interested parties that pursuant to the requirements of California Government Code Section 11346.4(a), the 12-Month Eligibility and CalWORKs Regulations have been
    posted to the CDE Proposed Rulemaking and Regulations web page at https://www.cde.ca.gov/re/lr/rr/
    Any interested person, or that person’s authorized representative, may submit written comments relevant to the proposed regulatory action. Comments must be received by the Regulations
    Coordinator prior to or on October 29, 2019. Instructions on how to submit public comments can be found on the CDE Proposed Rulemaking and Regulations web page listed above.
    All written comments received by CDE staff during the public comment period are subject to disclosure under the Public Records Act.

  • September 30, 2019
    Most Current Review Guide- October 2019

  • September 17, 2019

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