CT ELDS Documents

Connecticut’s Early Learning and Development Standards (CT ELDS) outline what children from birth to age five should know and be able to do. This page has all of the related documents.

Download or print materials


CT ELDS table of contents

Supplementary materials

 Supporting All Children Using the CT ELDS

Aligning CT ELDS to other standards

CT ELDS resources to share with families


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Resources for schools

Early Childhood SRBI (Scientifically Research Based Interventions):

Order CT ELDS materials

To order CT ELDS or CT DOTS materials, complete this online form.

Copies of the following documents may be requested online and picked up on a monthly basis on the second Friday of the month between 10am and noon. All requests, including the quantity of each document to be picked up and the location, must be submitted no later than noon on the first Friday of the month in order to be eligible for that month’s pick-up. There will be limited availability of boxes/or bags at pick up locations so those requesting documents will be expected to bring necessary containers for transporting requested documents.

  • CT Early Learning and Development Standards (CT ELDS)
  • CT ELDS Action Guides
  • The CT Documentation and Observation for Teaching System (CT DOTS) Observation Progression Book
  • CT DOTS User’s Manual
  • CT DOTS Flipchart (Note: the flipcharts are packaged with paper band and are hole-punched in the upper left hand corner but do not come with metal rings)
Last updated July 28, 2020