OFFICE OF CHILD CARE Office of Child Care, within the Service Integration Branch
of the Chief Executive Office
222 South Hill Street, 5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 974-4103 Phone / (213) 217-5106 Fax
California Transitional Kindergarten Stipend Incentive Program (CTKSIP) – The Office of Child Care is pleased to announce the availability of professional stipends for Transitional Kindergarten (TK) teachers and California State Preschool Program (CSPP) teachers with bachelor degrees. Note that the CTKSIP program has been extended to March 31, 2019. For more information on the program and how to apply, contact the Office of Child Care by telephone at (213) 974-4103 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org; ask to be directed to the coordinator of the program.
Consultant Opportunities – The Office of Child Care is seeking qualified applicants to provide consulting services to work with our Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) program in the following categories: Outreach and Technical Assistance Consultant; Professional Development Consultant; and Data Collector Consultant. The deadline for submitting the State of Qualifications has been extended indefinitely.
Cycle 18 of Investing in Early Educators Stipend Program – 2016-17 – Applications for Cycle 18 will become available in mid-July 2016. Click on the link for information on Cycle 18 of the Stipend Program, including the timeline and to download the instructions outlining the process for participating in the program. Funding for Cycle 18 of the Stipend Program is dependent on the availability of funds from the California Department of Education/Early Education and Support Division (CDE/EESD).
Feasibility Report on Countywide Child Care Rating System: On August 20, 2013 the Board of Supervisors approved a motion introduced by Supervisor Antonovich directing the Chief Executive Office to provide a feasibility report on establishing a countywide child care rating system for licensed programs.
STEP Accomplishments and Evaluation Report FY 2012-13 The Office of Child Care contracted with Wold and Associates to survey and interview child care providers to obtain input on the implementation of STEP. Click on the link to access the Executive Summary and Full Report.
Needs Assessment Data Sheets – 2013 The Los Angeles County Child Care Planning Committee is pleased to announce the release of the Needs Assessment Data Sheets for 2013, which compare licensed capacity with the estimated need for child care and development services by Los Angeles County families. The data is presented for infants and toddlers, preschool age children and school age children by zip codes.
Shrinking Investments Yield Smaller Returns
The LA Children’s Data Network announces the release of this report that maps the loss of early childhood investments and infrastructure in Los Angeles County from 2008-11.