EL DORADO COUNTY
OFFICE OF EDUCATION
6767 Green Valley Road, Placerville, California 95667
(530) 622-7130 ~ Fax: (530) 621-2543
Vicki L. Barber, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools, El Dorado County
Executive Director, Child Development Programs
• The County Office of Education will provide
leadership into the 21st century through quality
service to school districts, students, parents and
community, while promoting educational
excellence for all learners.
• The El Dorado County Child Development
Programs provides high quality service in safe,
nurturing environments that will promote the well
being of the whole child.
• County Board of Education
• Head Start / Early Head Start Policy Council
• State Preschool Advisory Board
• Children’s Center Advisory Board
El Dorado County Demographics
Western Slope / El Dorado County
Child Development Program Locations
So, what does collaboration look like?
• Family needs
• Match family with program option and
• Curriculum – Training
• Screenings / Assessments
• Rating Scales
Budget / Finance
• Classroom Supplies
• Custodial Services
• Meals / Snacks
• District Owned
• County Office of Education Owned
• Multi-Use Formula
Why it seems to work so well for the
El Dorado County Office of Education
• Great Staff!
• Program Planning
• Community Partners
• Great Staff!
• Income Guidelines
• Centralized Eligibility List (CEL)
What’s in our future?
• Full Inclusion Preschools
• Preschool Foundations
• Where there’s a will ~ there is a way!