California Infant/Toddler Learning and Development Program Guidelines, Second Edition

Announcing the release of the second edition of the California Infant/Toddler Learning and Development Program Guidelines, an important publication that provides program administrators, teachers, and college instructors with guidance on the essential elements of high-quality infant/toddler care programs.

 

We know that 90 percent of brain development occurs before the age of five. It is so important that our education resources promote a healthy start for our children, meeting their needs in the communities where they live. This publication responds to a need for a common understanding of high-quality early learning and care across a broad spectrum of programs and communities.

 

A free downloadable copy of the California Infant/Toddler Learning and Development Program Guidelines, second edition can be accessed at https://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/re/documents/itguidelines2019.pdf.

 

A print copy of the publication can also be ordered by visiting the CDE Press web page at https://www.cde.ca.gov/re/pn/rc/.