Providers & Educators

Great Start to Quality offers a variety of resources for all programs and child care providers. These resources range from direct assistance from a Great Start to Quality Resource Center to documents that will help you better understand Great Start to Quality.

The local Great Start to Quality Resource Centers offer:

  • Access to various tools and resources for your program.
  • A lending library with different types of learning materials.
  • Support with the Great Start to Quality rating process.

Resources for programs and providers include:

  • Documents to help you understand and navigate the rating process.
  • General information about Great Start to Quality.
  • Opportunities to find professional development trainings that meet your needs.
 
Online Resources on Early Childhood Care and Education
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A list of online resources for early childhood education and care.
Out-Of-School Time Design Team Flyer
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Out-of-School Time Self-Assessment Survey Tracking Sheet
617.21 KB PDF file
This tool can be used to track the indicators you select in the Self-Assessment Survey.
Participation Bonus FAQs
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Frequently asked questions about the Participation Bonuses.
Potential Warning Signs of Homelessness
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A document to reference for potential warning signs of homelessness.
Professional Development Training Certificate Example
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An example of the certificate you receive after completing a professional development training through Great Start to Quality.
Program Quality Indicators
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The program quality indicators on each Self-Assessment Survey along with the possible points for each section and indicator.
Provider Guidance Document for Centers
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A guidance document to help you understand the indicators on the Self-Assessment Survey for Child Care Centers.
Provider Guidance Document for Family/Group Homes with Assistants
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A guidance document to help you understand the indicators on the Self-Assessment Survey for Family/Group Homes with Assistants.
Provider Guidance Document for Family/Group Homes without Assistants
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A guidance document to help you understand the indicators on the Self-Assessment Survey for Family/Group Homes without Assistants.