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Registration is now open for Early Start Online's Winter 2017 session. Click here to register! Registration will be open from Monday, November 28th through Friday, December 30th, 2016. 

Winter Session

Begins:  January 9, 2017
Ends:  March 17, 2017

Courses available:
  • Foundations II: Working through the IFSP Process  
  • Foundations III: Partnering for Effective Service Delivery
  • Skill Base: Facilitating Sensory Processing Development
  • Skill Base: Facilitating Cognitive Development (NEW)
Registration deadline: December 30, 2016 
Cost: No fees required

Click here to download the syllabus and course schedule.
Click here to download the new 2016/17 catalogue.

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2016 Child Health, Education, and Care Summit


Registration is open for the 2016 Child, Health, Education, and Care Summit presented November 8-10 by First 5 California at the Doubletree by Hilton in Sacramento. Click here for more information.

heart shape around peopleEarly registration saves you $50; act soon as early registration ends October 11.

Regular registration will continue through October 28; on-site registration (depending on space) will open November 7, if available.

Guestrooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton and nearby Hilton Arden West are already sold out! Click here to view more hotel options.

As First 5 partners, the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) Early Start program is sponsoring both a Pre-Summit presentation and a Summit presentation.

The Pre-Summit presentation will be offered on November 8, and will focus on “The 3Rs of Early Childhood: Relationships, Resilience, and Readiness.”

The “Take a Minute . . . . Relationships Matter” presentation, offered during the Summit itself, will focus on social-emotional relati

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