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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.

Applications for the 2023/2024 program year now available! Applications can be filled out at the Child Development Central Office at 6767 Green Valley Road, Placerville, CA 95667 Building F. *We are currently still accepting applications for the 2022-2023 program school and applications can be picked up at the Child Development Office or call the office for assistance* 

Only if your family is new or never has enrolled in any of our Child Development Programs you can submit an application online by clicking here for the English Application. Para una solicitud en Espanol oprime aqui. IF YOUR FAMILY HAS PREVIOUSLY PARTICIPATED IN THE PROGRAM, THE ONLINE APPLICATION WILL NOT WORK.

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

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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