Early Learning Division - Education Dept.

Present Duties

State Lands Building
The State Lands Building in Salem houses the central offices of the Early Learning Division. (Oregon State Archives Photo)
The division works to support Oregon’s young children and families, so they will have opportunities to learn and thrive. With a vision for a seamless education system from birth through college, the division was created in 2013 to focus on the future of children.

The division’s work includes supporting safe early learning environments, improving the health and development of young children, ensuring children are entering school ready to learn, helping parents gain access to affordable, quality child care and helping to develop a professional early learning workforce.

Contact Information

Address: 700 Summer St. NE, Suite 350, Salem 97301
Phone: 503-947-1400
Fax: 503-378-5156
Contact: Miriam Calderon, Director
Administrative Rules Coordinator Email: Lisa Pinheiro
Staff Directory from Oregon.gov
Location Map: by Google Maps

Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS 326.425, 417.710, 417.727
Budget Analysis - by Legislative Fiscal Office
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Records, Publications and General Information

Agency History  - a detailed history of the agency
Records Retention Schedule - a list of the public records kept at the agency