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Early Development Instrument (EDI)

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Early Development Instrument (EDI) 2024-05-09T07:48:38-06:00

The Public Education Department (PED), in partnership with the Early Childhood Education and Care Department (ECECD) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Center for Healthier Children Families and Communities announce the Early Development Instrument (EDI).

A memorandum announcing this implementation was provided to school leaders on February 15, 2024. An additional memorandum was sent to school leaders on March 22 with implementation information.

The Early Development Instrument (EDI) is completed by kindergarten teachers and measures a child’s readiness in five general domains of child development:

  • Physical Health and Well-being
  • Social Competence
  • Emotional Maturity
  • Language and Cognitive Development
  • Communication Skills and General Knowledge

EDI Frequently Asked Questions

EDI Coordinator List

EDI Fact Sheet

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Page last updated May 9, 2024