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.
 
Program Quality Indicators - OST Only
Date Published: 2020
9 pages, 282.46 KB PDF file
Great Start to Quality Program Quality Indicators for Out-of-School Time Only Programs
Program Quality Indicators Guidance Document for Child Care Centers
2.74 MB DOCX file
Program Quality Indicators Guidance Document for Child Care Centers
Program Quality Indicators Guidance Document for Child Care Centers Print Version
2.7 MB DOCX file
Program Quality Indicators Guidance Document for Child Care Centers Print Version
Program Quality Indicators Guidance Document for Family/Group Homes with Assistants
3.35 MB DOCX file
Program Quality Indicators Guidance Document for Family/Group Homes with Assistants
Program Quality Indicators Guidance Document for Family/Group Homes with Assistants Print Version
3.24 MB DOCX file
Program Quality Indicators Guidance Document for Family/Group Homes with Assistants Print Version
Program Quality Indicators Guidance Document for Family/Group Homes without Assistants
Date Published: 2020
46 pages, 2.66 MB DOCX file
Program Quality Indicators Guidance Document for Family/Group Homes without Assistants
Program Quality Indicators Guidance Document for Family/Group Homes without Assistants Print Version
2.62 MB DOCX file
Program Quality Indicators Guidance Document for Family/Group Homes without Assistants Print Version
Quality Improvement Grant Application Checklist
417.83 KB PDF file
A checklist to follow to make sure you complete each part of the Quality Improvement Grant application process.
Quality Improvement Grant Outcomes
2.61 MB PDF file
Quality Indicator Pilot FAQs
185.55 KB PDF file
Find answers related to the Quality Indicator Pilot that child care providers were selected to participate in through April of 2021.