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!

  • star DRDP Online! A new user interface for DRDPtech is now available. Find new upload templates on the DRDP Online web page. DRDP Online may be down intermittently while we continue to make important updates. Thank you for your patience.
  • New! DRDP (2015) Essential Views. The Essential View focuses on selected measures within the following domains: Approaches to Learning (ATL-REG),  Social Emotional Development (SED), Language and Literacy Development (LLD), English Language Development (ELD), as required, Cognition - Math (COG-MATH) and Physical Development (PD).
  • California Early Childhood Online (CECO) Rater Certification Module is ready for use by all early childhood educators! Read more»


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

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Featured Resource

Version 3.0 of the DRDP (2015) Portfolio App is now available and can be accessed from a web browser on any desktop, laptop, or mobile device. More»

DRDP (2015) Portfolio App Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)



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