Car care event designed to keep teens safe

Release: ATLANTA, Ga. (October 14, 2020) — October is Car Care Month, an ideal time to teach teens about car maintenance during National Teen Driver Safety Week.    “A teenager’s vehicle is often maintained by parents…

Pre-K Teachers of the Year named by DECAL

Release: ATLANTA, Ga., (October 2, 2020) – The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) has named its Georgia’s Pre-K Teachers of the Year for the 2020-2021 School Year and just in time for…

Georgia Celebrates 10th annual Pre-K Week

Release: ATLANTA–Georgia’s Pre-K Week is turning ten! And we are celebrating this milestone anniversary! For the past 28 years, Georgia’s nationally-recognized Pre-K Program has provided quality early education to the state’s youngest learners. Launched in…

DHS recognizes National Kinship Care Month

Release: September is National Kinship Care Month! Extended family members and nonrelative caregivers play a significant role in caring for children when their parents are having a difficult time and are unable to provide for the child…

DECAL builds new website to help track a…

Release: ATLANTA, Ga., (September 9, 2020) – The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) is excited to announce the launch of a new Developmental Milestones website, http://development.decal.ga.gov. This website provides information and resources…

DFCS invites community to celebrate Kinship Care Month

Release: Georgia DFCS Virtually Celebrates Kinship Care Month this September ATLANTA— Across Georgia, 34% of children in care are in a kinship arrangement. A kinship arrangement consists of relatives and close family friends caring for…