OCDEL

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OCDELOffice of Child Development Early Learning (Pennsylvania)
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As OCDEL moves forward with its transformation, the technology will expand to bring automation and information to the executive decision makers.
Housed in the Departments of Public Welfare and Education, OCDEL oversees the child care subsidy program, certification processes for child care facilities, the state's quality improvement and rating system--Keystone Stars, pre-k and full-day kindergarten, as well as family support programs.
With involvement in both the Departments of Public Welfare and Education, OCDEL recognizes that the cross-system collaborative components of Pennsylvania's early childhood policy strategy can make a great contribution to its current success and continued evolution.