Child Development Programs

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Child Development Resource Center Launches New Website

The Child Development Resource Center, a program of the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, today announced it has redesigned and enhanced its website to …

Supporting the Aztecas Summer Soccer Camp

About 80 youth, ranging from 6-14 years old, participated in this year’s Aztecas Summer Soccer Camp. The camp provides summer activities, lunches, and helps youth …

Child Development Resource Center Update – July 2022

We have been working on a huge distribution to all of the child care homes and child care centers. Thanks to a grant for PPE …

Summer Round of PPE For Child Care Programs

The Child Development Resource Center received funding to support our work in distributing PPE to child care programs. This is the 5th supply drive CDRC …

Free Supplies for Early Education Community

  The Child Development Resource Center is working to support the child care providers and child care centers, both in dealing with COVID and in …

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Investing In Our Youngest Learners

On October 13, 2016, the Santa Cruz County Office of Education (SCCOE) hosted The Raising of America.

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The Raising of America Film Series Grows Community Awareness and Builds Hope for Young Children

A child’s earliest experiences not only leave a lasting impression on them, but studies now prove that early stressors can literally alter genetic structure.

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Discovery. Exploration. Knowledge.

“Learning to be an effective educator is a journey. Wherever you begin, there are always new paths to explore and knowledge to acquire.”

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Inside Education: An Innovative Look at Education in Santa Cruz County Schools

Early Care and Preschool: Why the Early Years Matter!

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One Childhood, One Chance—Showing Up for Children

A welcoming and friendly crowd of nearly 300 early educators attended the Central Coast Early Care and Education’s Annual Conference.