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!

  • 2016-17 Desired Results Regional Administrators Training Registration  Read more»
  • CDE posts the new Preschool Program Guidelines  Read more»


Upcoming Trainings

Fee-for-Service Teacher Trainings

Planning with Data Teacher Training

DRDP (2015) Teacher Training

Meaningful Observation Teacher Training

Free Teacher Trainings

DRDP (2015) Teacher Training


DRDP Webinars (Special Topics)

Preschool Fundamental View, Conditional Measures, Observation and Collection, and more! DRDP Special Topic Webinars»

DRDPtech Webinars



Featured Resource

The DRDP (2015) Portfolio App is now available!  The new portfolio app can be accessed from a web browser on any desktop, laptop, or tablet device. More»

DRDP Portfolio App Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

DRDP (2015) Portfolio App Webinars



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