Intensive summer Pre-K training program announced

Release: Pre-K Summer Transition Program Offered Again in 2021 Atlanta, Ga., (February 22, 2021) – The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) is again offering a six-week intensive academic program this summer for rising…

DECAL offers up to $75K in grant funds…

Release: DECAL Announces Grant Opportunities for Georgia Communities Funding will allow organizations to pilot and implement family-focused programs that promote economic security, support trauma-responsive care, and respond to local needs ATLANTA, Ga., (February 1, 2021)…

GA plans to give $1,000 bonuses to Pre-K,…

Release: Kemp & DECAL Unveil Pre-K, Assistant & Child Care Teachers Supplemental Pay Program Program Recognizes Dedication & Hard Work During COVID-19 Pandemic ATLANTA, Ga., (January 27, 2021) – Governor Brian P. Kemp and Georgia…

CDC comments on measures taken by Head Start…

Release: CDC Report Highlights Success of Georgia Head Start Programs in Mitigating Spread of COVID-19 Georgia’s Head Start Collaboration Office Kept Programs Connected with Critical DECAL Services Atlanta, GA (December 17, 2020) – The Centers…

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…

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…