Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
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.
Inclusive Early Learning Week
DECAL’s IELW is September 19-24, 2016. Click
for celebration ideas!
Sep 27, 2016
Statewide Celebration of Early Learning Draws State and Local Leaders and Sponsors
DECAL and Naserian Foundation Name Georgia’s Pre-K Program 2016-2017 Teachers of the Year
Sep 16, 2016
Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning and Quality Rated Launch Applications for 2017- 2018 Quality Rated Advisory Committee
Sep 08, 2016
Message from Commissioner Amy M. Jacobs: Changes to CAPS Plan