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UCLA Early Care and Education provides care and education for children and an essential service to families by focusing on research and quality.

News and Information

Updates and resources regarding the arrest of a teacher in the Early Care and Education program.

Leadership announcement: We are excited to announce that our Early Care and Education (ECE), Lab School, and Geffen Academy are coming together to form the UCLA Consortium of Schools (formerly known as the Pre-K-12 Schools unit) in connection with UCLA School of Education and Information Studies (Ed&IS).

ECE welcomes a new Lead Director. ECE Interim Executive Director continues primary support role at ECE as Superintendent of PreK–12 Operations.

Enrollment Policy: Important policy updates simplify the applicant pool process!

Maven Clinic Tool: Should I keep my children home or send them to child care? This decision-making tool is an interactive site designed to walk you through through the process.

Enrollment and COVID-19 Updates
ECE continues to adapt to the required changes to COVID-19 protocols. Our #1 priority is the well-being of the children in our care, their families and our staff. We maintain compliance with all public health and safety mandates, protocols, and shifting licensing requirements.

Getting a Good Night's Sleep: How to help your child sleep through the night
Tips and suggestions for healthy sleep for your infant and toddler from Lekha M. Rao, MD - Krieger parent, pediatric neurologist, and infant sleep consultant

Hooked on Praise
Five Reasons to Stop Saying “Good Job!” by Alfie Kohn