Your Child’s Future Begins Today

Supporting parents, providers and educators 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 childhood 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 childhood programs for children from birth to age 8.

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Early Childhood Providers & Educators

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Language Learners

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Learning Programs

News from Early Edge California

Proposed Changes to "Public Charge" Hurt California Children

Support the rights of immigrant families. Submit a public comment to Federal Register by 12/10/18.

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“Pre-K For All” Moves To Forefront In New Legislative Package

EECA to co-sponsor one of three bills introduced by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty to increase funding and expand high-quality Early Learning opportunities for California’s children.

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Early Edge California in the News

November 16, 2018 - Executive Director, Patricia Lozano was quoted in an EdSource article regarding Legislative Analyst’s Office projections for Prop. 98 and the General Fund and their impact on Newsom’s first budget.

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Early Childhood Education 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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Blog/Dual Language Learners

What the $5 Million in New DLL Professional Development Means for Early Childhood Educators

Last month, Early Edge California and partners successfully advocated for allocation of $5 million in the 2018 California state budget to provide licensed early educators with training on effective strategies to support dual language learners (DLLs).  Read more about next steps for the rollout of the $5 million in grant funds.

Blog/ Professional Development

Updates from the California Commission on teacher credentialing

Read our latest update on the work of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) related to the Child Development Permit.