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CQEL comes with resources, training, and advocacy to propel your childcare.

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Expand your childcare and build quality with CQELWe're focused solely on helping California childcares run their programs.


News from the Capitol, discounts, grant activity, curriculum ideas, and legal issues that affect you.


In-person and online trainings crafted for California early educators.


We're the unifying voice of childcares. We organize advocacy to influence legislation.

Here for you. We support programs in integrating promising practices and advocate for a thriving and diverse early learning system for children and families.

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Go beyond the day-to-day. Attend CQEL events and learn how to step-change your organization.

Our events bring together early ed industry professionals, agencies, and regulators to give you valuable skills and the most up-to-date information.

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Learn how to make an impact. We train you to advocate for quality early education.

We train you how to advocate for early education with local legislators, city councils, and school boards.

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We're building a better future for California.
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