Students & Workforce

Early Childhood Education (ECE) Student Career & Education Program

  • Community College students apply here to receive funds to pursue a career in child development at one of 105 participating California Community Colleges
  • Create and update your profile
  • Locate a CDTC member college campus and contact the local faculty coordinator

Child Development Permit Stipend Program

Submit eligible Child Development Permit applications through CDTC for funding and apply for fingerprint processing fee reimbursement.

Workforce Registry

Register to help improve the professionalism and workforce quality in ECE.

Search for opportunities to advance your career:

  • Online ECE and child development college courses

Colleges & Training Providers

Curriculum Alignment Project (CAP)

  • View courses by course number and title at CAP-aligned colleges
  • View CAP Expansion courses

California Early Care and Education Child Development Professional Resource Guide

Compilation of organizations, initiatives, services, & industry standards.

Faculty & Professional Development (PD) Providers

Curriculum Alignment Project (CAP)

  • View CAP model outlines for all developed courses
  • Find directions for alignment submission
  • View statewide list of ECE/CD courses by course number and title at CAP aligned colleges
  • Find updates on new and upcoming projects for Non-Credit and EarlyEDU Crosswalk

Higher Education Calendar

Learn about public and invitation-only meetings relevant to Child Development/Early Care and Education Higher Education Faculty and Educators.

Coordinators

Resources for CDTC’s Community College Coordinators.

Compare courses and trainings with the ECE Competencies. Determine how thoroughly competencies are addressed.

CCCECE

California Community College Early Childhood Educators (CCCECE) website.

California Early Care and Education Child Development Professional Resource Guide

Compilation of organizations, initiatives, services, & industry standards.