You can have a positive, lifelong impact on a child’s life
As an early learning and care provider and professional, you can have a positive, lifelong impact on a child’s life by providing high-quality early care and learning programs and experiences to meet the unique needs of California’s diverse families. Quality early care and learning experiences prepare young children for kindergarten and school success. And Quality Counts California can help you!
Your opportunity to receive resources and support
All early learning and care providers are welcome to participate in Quality Counts California to receive resources and support for continuous improvement as well as demonstrate commitment to quality. Whether you are a center-based teacher or director, family child care home owner, license-exempt provider, family, friend, or neighbor, there are resources and support that can contribute to your growth path.
Quality Counts California is building a digital resource library to support your quality improvement efforts in Collaboration in Common. This library will enable you to easily browse, download, and print resources that may be of interest to you, share your insights with other stakeholders, and learn from them what they’re up to. To download a resource, click on a file download link from this website, select the green button that says “view original” then you will see the PDF file in your browser to download or print.
Quality Counts California provides a growth path on which you are making progress and improving no matter where you are on that path. Make it count. Quality counts every step of the way!
Demonstrate your commitment to quality
Quality Counts California is a network of quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS). Quality Counts California also provides program ratings for those who are ready. By participating in Quality Counts California, early learning and care programs like yours demonstrate a commitment to quality and continuous growth and improvement. The potential benefits of participation in Quality Counts California include an increase in not only quality but also resources and enrollment.
Building Quality Child Care
They gave me stipends to go back to school…that encouraged me to go back to school… after this semester I’ll be at a site supervisor level, and in a couple semesters I’ll graduate.