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DRDPtech User Login

The California Department of Education (CDE), in collaboration with the UC Berkeley BEAR Center and the WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies, is proud to announce the rollout of DRDPtech© CLOUD. CDE’s software system is designed to allow teachers, program administrators, and other designated staff to access DRDP© instruments and conduct DRDP assessments online via the Internet. DRDPtech stores the data entered by teachers in a secure database and automatically produces a variety of assessment reports, both for individual children and for groups of children.

DRDPtech User Manual

DRDPtech User Manual 3.5MB Updated spring 2015
DRDPtech User Manual Spanish PDF 3.5MB Updated Spring 2015

Getting Started - DRDPtech Tip Sheets

DRDPtech Reports and Guidance



Child Domain Report Available now

This report provides scale scores by domain for individual children.

Group Domain Report Available now

This report provides scale scores by domain for a group of children and has the number of children at each level in the domain. This report can be pulled for a class, for an agency, or for a specific group of children, such as four year olds who had ELD measures completed.

Record Rating View

This report shows a teacher or administrator which DRDP measures have been rated for an individual child, so far, during the current observation and assessment.

Rating Completion Report

This report allows administrators to view the statistics on the ratings that have been completed by teachers for the current rating period. This is for administrators to use to see if teachers have completed the assessment.

Child Progress Report

This report provides a child’s progress using scale scores by domain over two rating periods in the same year within a single age-group instrument. Ratings are grouped by domain.
Group Progress Report
Available 2016-2017
This report shows the overall level of development in each of the separate domains measured by the DRDP assessment for the same group of children, in the same set of age groups, over a period of time.
Detailed Child Report
Available 2016-2017
Parent Report
Available 2016-2017
This report is a summary report for parent conferences that includes Child Progress over time. It includes graphics and descriptors to show the child’s rating and additional descriptive information about the child’s progress.
Group Progress Reports Over Multiple Years
Available 2016-2017
This report shows group progress over multiple years with different groups of children.
Detailed Group Report
Available Early Fall 2016
This report provides percent and names by measures for each development level for teacher or agency planning purposes or agency reporting purposes. It combines two graphs into one with a toggle feature for percent with count or names.

DRDPtech© Training

Onsite trainings: Find information about and request a training at your site PDF; 57KB

Free Webinars* - The DRDPtech webinar provides a general overview of DRDPtech including how to rate measures and run reports. (Note: The same information is presented in all DRDPtech webinars.)

* Once you have registered for a webinar, the host approves the request and a confirmation email is sent with instructions for joining the meeting. Learn more about participating in DRDPtech Webinars.

How to Register for DRDPtech

Early Education and Support Division (EESD)-funded agencies or school districts may obtain a DRDPtech CLOUD account by submitting a completed Agency Identification worksheet by an authorized person that includes the agency vendor code or the district CDS code via the Upload link below. DRDPtech will contact the executive director of the agency to verify the authorized agency representative to administer the agency’s DRDPtech account.

An End User License Agreement (EULA) is also required to create an account on DRDPtech. The EULA must be signed by the appropriate representative and may be uploaded below:


  • Agency Identification worksheet XLS;2.13MB
  • End User Software License Agreement (EULA) PDF;44KB
  • Non California agencies seeking DRDPtech EULA PDF;44KB
    Upload Agency Identification worksheet & signed EULA form » upload

    For further assistance uploading forms, please email: DRDPtech@wested.org

Setting Up Your DRDPtech Account

Once signed EULA and verification are received, the DRDPtech team will assign login credentials. The login information (URL link, user name, and password) for the agency or district DRDPtech account will be emailed to the representative within two weeks. This email will include instructions for creating individual DRDPtech accounts for the teachers within the agency or district who will be using DRDPtech to assess the children in the classroom. 

For assistance, please contact WestEd at 800-770-6339 or DRDPtech@wested.org .

Fees for DRDPtech

DRDPtech is available free of charge for agencies funded by CDE’s Early Education & Support Division (EESD), California Head Start programs,California tribal CCDF and Head Start programs, California K-12 school districts, California Community Colleges, California State Universities, and University of California campuses.

For other California-based agencies, the cost for DRDPtech varies depending upon type and size of agency. A flat yearly fee of $50 applies to CA family child care homes. For other CA agencies, the rate is $300 per year for an enrollment up to 200, with an additional $2.00 fee per child over the 200 mark. For out- of-state agency pricing or for additional information, please contact WestEd at 1-800-770-6339.

Agency Number of Children  Cost per Year
Other CA agencies  < 200 $300
  > 200 $300 plus $2.00 per additional child over the 200 mark
Family Child Care Homes in CA  N/A $50 flat fee
Other agencies outside CA   Please contact WestEd