Early Learning and Development Standards News

Ohio Department of Education Topic News


Step Up To Quality Rated Early Learning Programs Social Media Campaign Begins Now

To help spread the word to families regarding the many advantages of Step Up To Quality rated early learning programs, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services will launch a social media campaign beginning this month.


21st Century Community Learning Centers Bidders Conferences

The Ohio Department of Education is hosting bidders conferences in January to allow eligible applicants to learn more about the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) competitive grant opportunity. This competitive grant provides high-quality before- and after-school programs primarily for children of high poverty and low academic achievement. The programs focus on reading, mathematics, positive youth development, and parent and family engagement. Children participate in a wide array of enrichment activities in areas such as sports, science, technology, and arts and crafts.


Trauma-Informed Care Summit Seventh Annual

“Creating Environments of Resiliency and Hope”
May 19-20, 2020