Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
For the first time in its 24-year history, Georgia’s Pre-K Program and the Naserian Foundation are recognizing two outstanding educators as Georgia’s Pre-K Program Teachers of the Year for 2016-2017.
Governor Nathan Deal, First Lady Sandra Deal, and Commissioner Amy M. Jacobs are calling for heightened awareness of the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles.
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Quality Rated Child Care
DECAL and the Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students (GEEARS) have launched a new statewide public awareness campaign for Quality Rated - Georgia's tool to find and search for high quality child care. Click here to see the public service announcement.
About Bright from the Start
Bright from the Start administers the nationally recognized Georgia’s Pre-K Program, licenses child care centers and home-based child care, administers federal nutrition programs, and manages voluntary quality enhancement programs.
Dec 01, 2016
Study Confirms Georgia’s Pre-K Students Sustain Progress in Kindergarten
Nov 10, 2016
Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning Announces 2017- 2018 Quality Rated Advisory Committee
Oct 25, 2016
Hurricane Matthew Disaster Assistance now available
Oct 14, 2016
Georgia’s Child and Adult Care Food Program Available to Eligible and Approved Facilities