Please use the following links for parent, student, and family resources.
- CDC’s Developmental Milestones – Skills such as taking the first step, smiling for the first time, and waving “bye-bye” are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act, and move (crawling, walking, etc.). On the CDC’s developmental milestones page, you can click on your child’s age to see the milestones they should be achieving.
- California Preschool Learning Foundation – The California Preschool Learning Foundations outline key knowledge and skills that most children can achieve when provided with the kinds of interactions, instruction, and environments that research has shown to promote early learning and development. The foundations can provide early childhood educators, parents, and the public with a clear understanding of the wide range of knowledge and skills that preschool children typically attain when given the benefits of a high-quality preschool program.
- California Preschool Curriculum Frameworks – Created as companion volumes to the California Preschool Learning Foundations, the California Preschool Curriculum Frameworks present strategies for early childhood educators that enrich learning and development opportunities for all of California’s preschool children. The California Preschool Curriculum Frameworks include ideas for how to intentionally integrate learning into children’s play; implement child-directed and teacher-guided activities; plan environments, interactions, routines, and materials that engage children in learning; and individualize curriculum based on children’s knowledge, skills, needs, and interests.
- Desired Results Developmental Profile – The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Child Care and Development Division (CCDD) Desired Results (DR) system is designed to improve the quality of programs and services provided to all children, birth through 12 years of age, who are enrolled in early care and education programs and before-and after-school programs, and their families. Desired Results are defined as conditions of well-being for children and families. Each Desired Result defines an overall outcome. The DR system was developed based on six desired results – four for children and two for their families.
- San Diego County Centralized Eligibility List – Find help paying for a daycare or child care near you in San Diego.
- Palomar College Early Childhood Education Lab School (ECELS) General Observation Guidelines
- Statement of Commitment and Confidentiality ALL CHDV students must sign the Palomar College Statement of Commitment and Confidentiality for ANY class requiring observation or participation each semester regardless of location. Your instructor must initial your paperwork, and you must keep it for your records.