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Resources for Families During COVID-19
This is a list of online resources for families during COVID-19. The list includes: · Information for Helping Children and Families Cope with the Stress of COVID-19 · Ideas, Resources & Activities for Families During School ...

CAP Course List
The California Community Colleges Curriculum Alignment Project (CAP) developed a 24 unit lower-division program of study supporting early care and education teacher preparation. Aligned courses taken at one college are accepted at another CAP ...

Child Development Permit FAQ (American River College)
Answers to frequently asked questions regarding the Child Development Permit acquistion, written by American River College (ARC) faculty. While some supports are ARC-specific, this document has valuable information for any early learning ...

Food For Thought
Food For Thought is a nutrition education curriculum designed to teach preschool children good nutrition and healthy food choices. Nutrition education experiences, recipes, and hands-on activities help children learn concepts in science, math, ...

Raising Quality Together: Sacramento County Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) 2018 - 2019 Tier Ratings
This document presents the 2018-2019 QRIS Tier Ratings earned by early learning centers and family child care homes participating in the Raising Quality Together (RQT) system.

Sacramento County Early Learning Roadmap: Prenatal Through Age Eight
"Sacramento County Early Learning Roadmap: Prenatal Through Age Eight" is a guide to help ensure that ALL children in Sacramento County have the same chance to live, learn, and lead healthy lives. The Roadmap is intended to build ...

SCOE Early Head Start Home Based Referral Form
Use this referral form to refer families to the Sacramento County Office of Education Early Head Start Home Based program.

To reach a point level 5 of Child Observation, programs should be using the DRDP 2010 and DRDP Tech at least twice per year to inform curriculum planning.
DRDPtech(c) is CDE’s software system which is designed to allow teachers, program administrators, and other designated staff to access DRDP(c) instruments and conduct DRDP assessments online via the Internet. DRDPtech stores the data entered ...

Core 1: Child Development & School Readiness Resources Element 1: Child Observation
This handout provides information about QRIS Matrix Element 1: Child Observation which includes point levels, guidance and resources that will support programs working to improve their quality in this element. For this element, programs programs ...

Core 1: Child Development and School Readiness Element 2: Developmental and Health Screenings
This handout provides information about QRIS Matrix Element 2: Developmental and Health Screenings which includes point levels, guidance and resources that will support programs working to improve their quality in this element. For this element, ...

Core 2: Teachers and Teaching Element 3: Minimum Qualifications for Lead Teacher/Family Child Care Home
This handout provides information about QRIS Matrix Element 3: Minimum Qualifications for Lead Teacher/Family Child Care Home, which includes point levels, guidance and resources that will support programs working to improve their quality in this ...

Core 3: Program and Environment Element 5: Ratios and Group Size (Centers Only)
This handout provides information about QRIS Matrix Element 5: Ratios and Group Size which includes point levels, guidance and resources that will support programs working to improve their quality in this element. For this element, programs offer ...

Core 3: Program and Environment Element 6: Program Environment Rating Scale
This handout provides information about QRIS Matrix Element 6: Program Environment Rating Scales which includes point levels, guidance and resources that will support programs working to improve their quality in this element. For this element, ...

Core 3: Program and Environment Element 7: DIrector Qualifications (Centers Only)
This handout provides information about QRIS Matrix Element 7: Director Qualifications which includes point levels, guidance and resources that will support programs working to improve their quality in this element. For this element, programs ...

2022-2023 Sacramento County Workforce Pathways Grant (WPG) Documentation Checklist - 21 Hours Professional Learning (PL)
This document outlines the due dates and required paperwork for a WPG Stipend - 21 Hours Professional Learning.

2022-2023 Sacramento County Workforce Pathways Grant (WPG) Documentation Checklist - Child Care Provider Health & Safety Training
This document outlines the due dates and required paperwork for a WPG Stipend - Child Care Provider Health & Safety Training

2022-2023 Sacramento County Workforce Pathways Grant (WPG) Documentation Checklist - College Units
This document outlines the due dates and required paperwork for a WPG Stipend - College Units.

2022-2023 Sacramento County Workforce Pathways Grant (WPG) Documentation Checklist - License Fee
This document outlines the due dates and required paperwork for a WPG Stipend - License Fee

California Preschool Leaarning Foundations, Volume 3
The California Preschool Learning Foundations, Volume 3 contain key concepts and skills that typically developing children can acheive when provided high quality interactions and instuction that research has shown to promote early learning and ...

California Preschool Learning Foundations, Volume 2
California Preschool Learning Foundations, Volume 2 outline key knowledge and skills that typically developing children can achieve when provided high quality environments, interactions and instructional support that research has shown to promote ...

Early Learning Partnerships Building Mindful Early Care and Education (PBM) Brochure
The Preschool Bridging Model Plus (PBM Plus) brochure describes the supports and services provided by the PBM Plus program.

Raising Quality Together (RQT) 2019 - 2020 Site Binder (9/17/19)
This document explains the Sacramento County's Quality Rating and Improvement System: Raising Quality Together (RQT) program. Highlights include the services and supports available to participating early learning centers and family child care ...

Raising Quality Together (RQT) 2022-2023 Step 3 Star Chart
This document outlines the RQT Step 3 requirements and supports for the 2022-2023 program year.

Raising Quality Together (RQT) 2022-2023 Step 2 Star Chart
This document outlines the Step 2 requirements and supports for the 2022-2023 program year.

Raising Quality Together (RQT) Quality Counts California Matrix
RQT uses the Quality Counts California Matrix to measure seven elements of program quality.

Raising Quality Together Professional Development Hours Handout
This handout provides guidance related to the professional development requirements identified in Element 3: Early Childhood Educator Qualifications.

Raising Quality Together Quality Improvement Plan
Each program participating in RQT develops a Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) to support continuous quality improvement. The QIP is developed by selecting goals based on the seven Elements of quality within the QRIS Matrix. The plan is the ...

RQT Staff Professional Learning (PL) Tracker
Document the number of professional learning (PL) hours that staff have completed using the RQT Staff PL Tracker.