Nurturing School Readiness through High-Quality Infant, Toddler, and Preschool Early Learning Programs
Welcome! The Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) plays a leadership role in advocating for high-quality early learning programs for all children in Sacramento County. SCOE's School Readiness Department promotes a strong early learning community to support children, families, and providers by enhancing quality and developing systems for continuous improvement through education, innovation, and collaboration.
This Web site represents a countywide collaborative vision for a centralized portal where both private and public early care and education directors and teachers, family child care providers, and school district administrators can access research-based, innovative, and promising practices and resources to enhance the quality of their programs.
You Will Find:
- Research-based, innovative and promising practices, including the
California Preschool Instructional Network,
Preschool Bridging Model (PBM) Plus Program,
Preschools Shaping Healthy Impressions Through Impressions Nutrition and Exercise (SHINE),
to support administrators and educators with on-going efforts to enhance the program quality.
- Collaborative opportunities to expand access to high-quality early care and education, including the Sacramento County Preschool Plan,
Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge/Quality Rating and Improvement System
- Resources to help parents and families, including activities and ideas to promote family engagement, finding quality early
care and education, transitioning to preschool and kindergarten, Early Head Start,
Project Screening Outreach and Referral Services (SOARS), and the
Sacramento Kings Literacy Program
In addition, learn more about specific programs and services for K-12 public school students in Sacramento County and direct educational services for children and adults by visiting the Sacramento County Office of Education Web site.
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Promoting a strong early learning community to support children, families, and providers
To enhance quality and develop systems for continuous improvement through education, innovation, and collaboration.