Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
For the first time in its 24-year history, Georgia’s Pre-K Program and the Naserian Foundation are recognizing two outstanding educators as Georgia’s Pre-K Program Teachers of the Year for 2016-2017.
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.
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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.
Jan 11, 2017
Governor Recommends Funds to Help Subsidize High Quality Child Care for Low-income Families to Work or Attend School
Dec 14, 2016
3rd Annual Summer Food Service Program Summit Prepares Sponsors to Serve Meals to Children and Youth
Dec 12, 2016
Free Online Health and Safety Training
Health and Safety Training Flyer