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Child Development Services

Jenny Pettit, M.A. - Director

Placerville Office (530) 295-2270 • South Lake Tahoe Office (530) 543-8200

The department builds partnerships among families, schools and communities to provide high-quality early childhood education and other services in safe, nurturing environments with highly-qualified and motivated staff who deliver educational excellence for the 21st Century.

If interested in enrolling for the 2023-2024 school year, we are still taking applications. Please visit one of the central office locations or call the central office.

Now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 School year! Applications can be filled out at the following Child Development Central Office locations: 6767 Green Valley Road, Placerville, CA 95667 Building F / 1286 Kyburz Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 or by following the instructions below for an online pre-application. 

The application process is an application for services and does not guarantee enrollment. 

An online pre-application can only be submitted if your family is new or never has enrolled in any of our Child Development Programs. For a 2024/2025 school year pre-application click here for the English Application. Para una solicitud en Espanol oprime aqui. 

In compliance with the American Disabilities Act, for those requiring special assistance to access these documents or require these documents be made accessible, please contact Veronica Arechiga at (530) 295-2322; We look forward to providing your child with an enriching preschool experience.

For more information about each of our programs select the program button below:

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