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Welcome to California Early Childhood Online

To support early childhood teachers, the California Early Learning and Development System provides an integrated set of resources based on state-of-the-art information for early learning and development and best practices in early education.

The modules provided on the California Early Childhood Online (CECO) Web site enable teachers to increase content knowledge and ability to provide developmentally appropriate experiences for children in their care. Meeting the developmental needs of young children and their families requires a comprehensive approach. CECO provides access to comprehensive resources and modules in one centralized location to meet the ever-changing needs of the early childhood field.

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The 3 R's of Early Childhood

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Desired Results Developmental Profile

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Implementing the Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework

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CSEFEL Teaching Pyramid Framework

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CDE Health & Safety

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Foundations and Frameworks Overview

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Healthy & Active Preschoolers

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Center for Child and Family Studies | WestEd | 333 North Lantana, Suite 277 | Camarillo, CA 93010
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