Welcome Providers

Welcome Providers

Welcome to Great Start
to Quality

We are pleased to offer a broad range of services, resources, and benefits to help support every type of provider and program philosophy. Together with your program, we can make a significant impact on ensuring all children have access to quality early care and education.

Benefits for Your Program

Great Start to Quality offers assistance to participating providers in many ways. As part of GSQ, you have access to resources that help support your efforts, to provide exceptional care, including:

  • Incentives
  • Grants
  • Savings Info
  • Job Board
  • Free lending library of learning materials
  • Curriculum development and policy support
  • Scholarship and continued education info
  • Quality Improvement Coaches

How GSQ Helps Providers

DPTV Provider Support

Update Your Profile to Thrive

Updating your program profile not only ensures that families can find you, but that they can also see the most current info about your program and all it has to offer.

We have an instruction sheet that can walk you through updating your program, or call your Resource Center and ask for help.

Focus on Quality Improvement

Designed to meet the needs of providers like you, the Great Start to Quality process emphasizes a continuous journey of quality improvement. It allows you to move forward at your own pace, and enables you to choose the areas that
you wish to work on most.

Access Resource Centers

Local Great Start to Quality Resource Centers can be found across the state. They’re staffed with individuals who truly understand the unique challenges of early child care and education. They genuinely care about helping and will work to help you understand what Great Start to Quality has to offer, and how to get the most out of the resources available to you. Call 877-614-7328 for additional information or find a Resource Center today.

Professional Development

We offer resources to help you and your staff grow, develop, and better provide care for the children of Michigan. Local GSQ Resource Centers offer training on a number of topics related to child development, early childhood, business practices, and more.

Get More with MiRegistry

We can help you register your program and employees on MiRegistry. You can also find an entire catalog of resources for individuals and organizations at the MiRegistry site. Select the link below to begin.

One Provider’s GSQ Story

Hear how GSQ helped one home-care program go from unlicensed to a top-quality provider, and in the process, helped with tuition, supplies, training, and more.