Our mission is to provide early intervention, professional development, and foster leadership to ensure every child has equitable access to high-quality early education by supporting the individual needs of children, families, and early learning and care settings that result in sustainable changes.
Local Planning COuncil
The San Diego County Child Care and Development Local Planning Council (LPC) plans, advises, and collaborates to strengthen early learning and care programs and services. The LPC's highest priority is to promote equitable access to high-quality early learning and care.
san diego quality preschool initiative
The San Diego Quality Preschool Initiative (SDQPI) is a measurable, quality improvement system that provides support to early learning and care providers working with children from birth to age 5 in a variety of settings.
hope infant family support
The HOPE Infant Family Support Program partners with families of infants and toddlers, birth to 3 years old, with disabilities, to design individualized, innovative, and responsive services that embrace each family's culture, strengths and priorities.
SOUL infant and toddler center
SOUL Infant and Toddler Center offers state-subsidized child care from birth to 3 years old. Learn more about eligibility requirements and fees for 2021-22 and 2022-23.
Home Visitor Support Program
The Home Visitor Support Program supports educators who visit the home to assist families and other primary caregivers in bonding, learning about community resources, encouraging healthy child development, and positive parenting.
Transitional Kindergarten Certificate Program
The San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) is offering a nine-month certificate program for multi-subject credentialed teachers teaching transitional kindergarten.