Alert: Beginning July 1, 2018, the Department of Early Learning will become the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF). After June 30, 2018, this website will no longer be updated. For the latest information on early learning, visit the DCYF website at

About the Department of Early Learning


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Find out more about the important contributions DEL makes toward increasing the quality of care and learning for young children.  Read More

Vision and Mission

Find out more about DEL's vision and mission statements that are at the core of our agency's purpose and in everything we do.  Read More

Meet our Leadership Team

Get introduced to the leaders behind the DEL programs.  Read More

Contact Information

Locate the correct person or work group to contact for assistance at DEL.  Read More

Jobs at DEL

Browse a listing of job opportunities at DEL.  Read More

Request for Proposals (RFPs) & Agency Contracts

Learn about submission guidelines for RFPs and agency contracts.  Read More

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