Step Up to Quality helps great child care providers become even better. If you see that a child care provider is enrolled in Step Up to Quality, you know that they are committed to being the very best.
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It’s story time! We like sharing examples of how quality early childhood education impacts children, families and providers almost as much as kids love reading.
Early child care and education is crucial to a child’s future success, with 90 percent of brain development occurring before age 5.
Step Up to Quality supports all child care and early childhood education programs with supports and resources that improve quality.
Step Up to Quality is not a typical rating system — it’s a path. No matter where you are on the path, you are making a statement.