Your Child’s Future Begins Today

Supporting parents, providers and teachers in providing quality Early Learning opportunities to all California children starting at birth.

Your Child’s Future Begins Today

We advocate for policy changes and investments in high-quality Early Learning programs for children from birth to age 8.

Your Child’s Future Begins Today

We advocate for policy changes and investments in high-quality Early Learning programs for children from birth to age 8.

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News from Early Edge California

Coronavirus Resources for the Early Learning Community

With the situation around the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, continuing to unfold, the Early Edge California team has gathered a collection of the most current resources to share with our Early Learning community.

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The Dual Language Learner Policy Platform

Informed by DLL experts and stakeholders in the early childhood field, "The Dual Language Learner Policy Platform: Informing California’s Early Learning and Care Policies and Investments in 2020–21 and Beyond" guides decision-makers to build on the assets and recognize the needs of DLLs and their families when improving our state’s Early Learning and Care system.

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NEW Video Series! Supporting California’s Dual Language Learners

Our Dual Language Learner (DLL) video series highlights the benefits of bilingual education in the early years and the ways that investing in teacher development can support children who are learning two languages.

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Early Learning Facts

of eligible infants and toddlers in California are enrolled in subsidized childcare programs.
of Children Ages 5 and Under in California are Dual Language Learners
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Resources/ Professional Development

Professional Development Opportunities for Early Learning Teachers

Please see our updated listing of upcoming professional development opportunities. Be sure to bookmark this page for updates throughout the year.  

Blog/ Early Learning

Asms. McCarty and Reyes Sponsor Legislative Briefing about Early Edge’s 2019 Early Learning Tour to Illinois

During our 2019 Early Learning Tour to Chicago, we visited two high-quality Early Learning programs and participated in six different panel discussions. This month, at a special legislative briefing about our Tour, it was amazing to hear that for our colleagues, what we learned in Illinois has remained top of mind–and, they are starting to take that knowledge and put it into action.