Desired Results for Children and Families

Research shows that children who attend high quality programs are more successful in school, have lower drop out rates, and are better readers. The California Department of Education (CDE), Early Education and Support Division (EESD), has established the Desired Results System to improve program quality in early care and education programs across the state.

What's New!

  • DRDPtech Fall Rating Period Closes November 23! Read more»
  • Seeking Programs, Teachers, and Caregivers for DRDP (2015) Study! Priority Given to Programs with Infants. Stipends for participation are available!! Read more»
  • CDE posts the new Preschool Program Guidelines - Read more»
  • Management Bulletin 15-03 Early Education & Support Division (EESD) posts update September 9, 2015 

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The DRDP (2015) Portfolio App is now available!  The new portfolio app can be accessed on an iPad via the app store, or can be accessed from a web browser on any desktop, laptop, or tablet device. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


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