Thursday, July 18 to Tuesday, October 1

Great Start to Quality is getting an upgrade!   Action is needed to prepare your program for this transition. Learn more on the System Upgrade page.

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.
Quality Improvement Grant Outcomes
2.61 MB PDF file
Sample Quality Improvement Grant Reporting
70.07 KB PDF file
An example of the report to be completed if you are awarded a Quality Improvement Grant.
Script to help when talking with families experiencing homelessness
58.11 KB PDF file
A script you can use to help when you are talking with families experiencing homelessness
Shared Services Advisory Committee
68.92 KB PDF file
Supporting Families Experiencing Homelessness Training
4.48 MB PDF file
This training handout is the presentation you will see and learn about if you attend the three-hour training to support those families experiencing homelessness.
Trainer and Training Approval Process Supplemental Information
188.08 KB PDF file
Additional information to help guide you through submitting the Trainer Submission form.
Trainer Approval Application - Sample
393.19 KB PDF file
A sample of the application you will complete when applying to become a Great Start to Quality Approved Trainer.
Training Submission Form - Sample
257.27 KB PDF file
An example of the form you will complete if you are a Great Start to Quality Approved Trainer, and are applying for your professional development training to be approved.