Washington (DCYF*) GOLD portfolio request

The Washington State Department of Child, Youth, and Family Services (DCYF)* license allows early learning organizations to purchase Teaching Strategies GOLD child portfolios at the discounted rate of $9.95 plus tax per child.

  • Organizations manage their own data entry and can view their reports.
  • Organizations must consent to DCYF and the state Educational Research Data Center using GOLD data under this license for research purposes while protecting the privacy of children.

*DCYF is a new state agency which includes the former Department of Early Learning (DEL).

Get started with your subscription:

  1. You select a primary GOLD administrator for your early learning organization.
  2. Your GOLD administrator submits the form below. Only one form is required per early learning organization.
  3. Teaching Strategies staff sends them a Subscription Agreement and a data sharing agreement.
  4. An authorized representative of your organization signs the Subscription Agreement and data sharing agreement and returns them to Teaching Strategies with payment or purchase order.
  5. Teaching Strategies confirms the Subscription Agreement has been processed and emails your GOLD administrator about accessing GOLD and setting up the account.
  6. Your GOLD administrator registers for free online orientations and encourages all administrators who will manage GOLD for their site/school or train and support staff using GOLD to participate in the free online sessions.
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