Great Start to Quality

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

Information for Families

Most young children in Michigan are in licensed programs, for children ages 0-12, so it is important for these experiences to be the very best. Quality licensed programs, for children ages 0-12, 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.