Early Education Visibility
The visibility data points were determined during a website review (October 13-31, 2020) or through a survey sent to the district’s early education leads in fall 2020. For two of the data points, initial data were not collected (*). For more information about the methodology, please see A Survey of ECE Visibility and Alignment in California School Districts.
Read the notes about these fall 2020 data points here.
Early education included in superintendent’s message or district’s “about us” page*
Preschool is mentioned in several places on district’s website
District with CSPP contracts include CSPP information on website
Basic information about preschool is on website (hours of operation, program philosophy, or curricula)
District mentions early education or preschool on home page
Information about community preschools and services for young children and their families is on the district’s website
District organization chart
Person responsible for early education identified in the school district’s organizational chart
Position that oversees early education in the school district is in the district’s cabinet.
District vision statement
The district’s vision statement or strategic plan starts with early education*
District information on preschool
Information about registering for preschool is on website.
Fall 2021 data will be collected via a website review of the California school districts that hold a CSPP contract. The total number of school districts that hold California State Preschool Program (CSPP) contracts fluctuates annually. Our goal for the fall 2021 data collection is that each visibility data point will be at 100%.
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