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For Community



The Early Education department provides resources and services for members of the community throughout Merced County.

Merced County Collaborative for Children and Families

The primary mission of the LCCPC is to plan for child care services based on the needs of families in the local community.

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Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK)

UPK is the statewide expansion of early education opportunities to meet the needs of younger children and their families. 

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Parent Engagement

Join parents from across Merced County at the Parent Institute, where parents and guardians have the opportunity to connect through workshops and presentations.

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Professional Development Calendar

Learn about required documents and important information on Early Education professional development and training.

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