Many children sitting on the floor looking at a teacher.

Great Start to Quality helps families find the best early learning settings for their children and helps educators improve the care they provide to children.

Information for Families

Most young children in Michigan, ages birth-12, are in licensed programs and it is important for these experiences to be the very best. Quality licensed programs help children learn, grow and develop.  

Information for Providers & Educators

By creating a safe, nurturing place for children to learn, explore and build relationships, quality programs set the foundation for children to be successful in school, work and life. 

Information for Approved Assessors

Great Start to Quality offers those individuals who work with early childhood programs and providers in Michigan opportunities to be directly involved.

Need additional assistance? Contact a Resource Center by calling 1-877-614-7328 or email greatstarttoquality@ecic4kids.org

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