Providers & Educators

 

Parents searching for quality child care and preschool go to GreatStartToQuality.org to view provider profiles.

 

 

 

Great Start to Quality Statewide Support

 

Great Start to Quality is here to help you reach your highest potential as a caregiver and early childhood educator.  Whether you work in a home or center-based setting, Great Start to Quality will help you give the best care you can. 

 

If you have any questions or need assistance, contact a Great Start to Quality Resource Center in your area.

 

 

 

Important Update – Recent Changes to the Selections for Approved Screening, Assessment, and Curriculum Tools

 

On July 15, 2015, Great Start to Quality launched new selections for approved screening, assessment, and curriculum tools within the following program quality indicators in the category of Curriculum and Instruction:

 

  • Program or provider utilizes an approved curriculum
  • Program or provider completes an annual developmental screening on each child
  • Program or provider utilizes an approved child assessment tool at least two times per year

 

Click here to view the new selections that are now available.  The documents below provide detailed information regarding these changes and how they may impact your program. 

 

Great Start to Quality Important Updates - Home Based Providers (Effective July 15, 2015)

Great Start to Quality Important Updates - Centers (Effective July 15, 2015)

 

For more information about these changes and how they may affect your program click here to find your local Great Start to Quality Resource Center or call 1-877-614-7328.

 

 

Program & Provider Guide to Great Start to Quality

Great Start to Quality is Michigan’s tiered quality rating and improvement system that makes it easy for families to identify quality child care and preschools, helping them to get the best for their child and the most for their money.  

 

The guide below helps explain the Great Start to Quality system and why quality matters.  It also includes information on the benefits of participation in Great Start to Quality, details on the process, and supports that are available.

 

If you have any questions or need assistance, contact a Great Start to Quality Resource Center in your area.

 

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