Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
We are excited to announce that DECAL is seeking applications for Georgia’s Pre-K Program Teacher of the Year for 2017-2018. Completed applications must be postmarked or hand delivered no later than 5:00 PM on Monday, February 27, 2017. Finalists will be announced in May, 2017, with the winners announced in the early fall. The application for Pre-K Teacher of the Year can be downloaded here.
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.
Watch our video here.
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.
Feb 05, 2017
Sponsors Needed to Serve Meals to Children in Summer 2017
Feb 06, 2017
DECAL Seeking Applications for Georgia’s Pre-K Teachers of the Year
Jan 27, 2017
CAPS Program Community Engagement Meetings Scheduled for February, 2017
Jan 11, 2017
Governor Recommends Funds to Help Subsidize High Quality Child Care for Low-income Families to Work or Attend School