CQEL is a nonprofit membership-based organization advancing the profession of providing quality early learning education. We support programs in integrating promising practices and advocate for a thriving and diverse early learning system for children and families.
Established in 1943, EveryChild California, formerly the California Child Development Administrators Association (CCDAA) provides and develops leadership and education that supports publicly funded early care and education programs for children from birth to 13 and their families. EveryChild California is a highly focused and committed group of professionals covering the spectrum of state funded early care and education programs and we all share a common goal: to work together to solve problems, develop best practices and be a passionate advocate for children in California.
Children's Advocate is a publication by Action Alliance for children. It brings information and inspiration to parents and early education advocates to support their development as social actors and leaders -- creators of change. Experts cite parent engagement as a critical element of improved school outcomes, increased math and science literacy levels, nutrition and disease prevention, and effective public health interventions on vaccinations. parents are the key to moving the needle forward in every civic area that concerns children regardless of race, ethnicity or socioeconomic level.
Parent Connection of San Luis Obispo County offers a variety of free and confidential servies, including a web-based family resource center (www.sloparents.org) with a current list of parenting classes and parenting support services, an information line to help parents find appropriate classes and parenting resources in their area, and a Helpline with professional coaches who can answer parenting questions and provide support.