GELDS Resources

Supplemental GELDS Resources

Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is pleased to offer a variety of supplemental resources to support early learning programs in implementing the GELDS. The resources are available at no cost; however, customers will be responsible for fulfillment and shipping charges. Click the link below to visit the e-store. RR Donnelley manages the e-store, fulfills and ships orders for DECAL.

Please note that the e-store site is NOT compatible with mobile devices. First time visitors to the e-store must create an account in order to explore the available resources. There is no charge to create an account.

To place an order go to:

Resources to Support Home Learning

COVID-19 Resources in Spanish

PEACH Resources

PEACH Phase 2 Overview [wmv]


Informational Webinars

1. Introduction
Webinar 1: Introduction
2. GELDS and Child Care
Webinar 2: Introduction
3. Pre-K Teachers
Webinar 3: Introduction
4. Pre-K Administrators
Webinar 4: Introduction
5. Communication, Language and Literacy for Infants and Toddlers
Webinar 5: Introduction
6. Physical Development and Motor Skills for Infants and Toddlers
Webinar 6: Introduction
7. Approaches to Play and Learning for Infants and Toddlers
Webinar 7: Introduction
8. Science for Infants and Toddlers
Webinar 8: Introduction
9. Pre-K Parent Orientation
Webinar 9: Introduction
10. GELDS and Quality Rated
Webinar 10: Introduction

Printable GELDS Documents

GELDS Resource Guide for Birth to Five

GELDS Resource Guide for Birth to Five

GELDS Resource Guide for Birth to Five

GELDS Resource Guide for 3-and 4-year-olds

GELDS Presentations

  • GELDS Overview
  • GELDS - GSE Alignment

Lesson Plan Templates

These lesson plan templates are for birth to five teachers who are not Georgia Pre-K Program teachers. All Georgia Pre-K Program teachers are required to use the lesson plan templates located at

  • Lesson Plan Template 1 ,
  • Lesson Plan Template 2 ,
  • Lesson Plan Template 3 ,
  • Lesson Plan Template 4 ,
  • Lesson Plan Template 5 , 8.5" x 14" Legal Size

(DIY) Summer School for Families

Helpful Links