Alignment Instructions for CSU and Private Institutions who have baccalaureate programs in child development/early childhood education

To begin the process of CAP Alignment, follow the steps below:

  1. Review your current courses in relationship to any of the CAP course outlines found under CAP Classic, CAP Expansion or CAP Transitional Kindergarten
  2. Complete the Statement of Interest.
  3. Contact the CAP team for support in completing and submitting the alignment documents. Contact information for the CAP Leads can be found under Technical Assistance.

Steps in Alignment:

  1. The CAP team reviews the submitted materials for alignment.
  2. If revisions are needed, you will be contacted by a member of the CAP team with specific information related to the requested revisions.
  3. If no revisions are needed, you will be notified of your successful alignment!

Things to keep in mind when you are submitting for alignment:

  • You may submit any number of courses.
  • CSU and Private institution alignment is limited to courses. Programs are not considered for alignment.
  • Either an approved or a draft Course Outline of Record (COR) or Syllabus may be submitted for initial alignment.
  • Only Regionally accredited institutions are eligible to participate.

CAP projects are funded by: The California Department of Education / Early Education and Support Division / Quality Improvement Office.