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Professional Training

Educational workshops, group training and assistance

  • Ongoing and up-to-date training and workshops to educate child care providers on child development, legal requirements, health, nutrition and safety issues.
  • Pre-licensing visits to help providers establish a high quality, safe environment.
  • Workforce development services and support for early childhood educators
  • Check out our event calendar for topics and dates.

ECE Workforce Registry

The California Early Care and Education Workforce Registry is an efficient, web-based system designed to verify and securely store and track the employment, training, and education accomplishments of early childhood care and education (ECE) teachers and providers. Participation in the California Early Care and Education Workforce Registry provides the opportunity to be part of a statewide data system for all early care and education professionals.  Learn more HERE.

Quality Start Los Angeles

Quality Start Los Angeles (QSLA) is part of a nationwide movement that is designed to support early learning professionals in the continuous improvement of their programs and families as they choose an early learning program that is right for their child.  This initiative is a collaborative effort between Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE), Office for the Advancement of Early Care and Education, LAUP, First 5 LA, and the Child Care Alliance of Los Angeles (CCALA).  QSLA is dedicated to supporting early learning providers and empowering parents.  To learn more about this initiative, visit www.qualitystartla.org.


Quality Start Los Angeles (QSLA por sus siglas en ingles) es parte de un movimiento a nivel nacional que está diseñado para apoyar a profesionales de temprano aprendizaje en el mejoramiento continuo de sus programas y familias mientras escogen un programa de temprano aprendizaje adecuado para su hijo.  Esta iniciativa es un esfuerzo colaborativo entre Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE por sus siglas en ingles), Office for the Advancement of Early Care and Education, LAUP, First 5 LA, y Child Care Alliance of Los Angeles (CCALA por sus siglas en ingles).  QSLA está dedicado a apoyar proveedores de temprano aprendizaje y a fortalecer a padres.  Para aprender más sobre esta iniciativa, visite www.qualitystartla.org


Our Resource & Referral Quality Coaching Staff are here to help - email or call us!

Kenya Ruiz -Resource & Referral Specialist Supervisor

(626) 856-5900 ext. 137  kruiz@optionsforlearning.org

Cynthia Rodriguez - Quality/Career Coach

(626) 449-8221 ext. 539 crodriguez@optionsforlearning.org

Emma Gonzalez - Quality/Career Coach

(626) 449-8221 ext. 538  emgonzalez@optionsforlearning.org

Estefania Melendez - Quality/Career Coach

(626) 449-8221 ext. 520 emelendez@optionsforlearning.org