Interactions that build vocabulary, critical thinking skills and curiosity
Lessons that include children’s experiences and ideas
Has been rated on if the quality of the learning environment is safe, clean, and enriching, and has a plan for improvements
Developmental Screening and Monitoring
Ensures children receive annual physicals and works with families to see if children are developing on track, including social and emotional development. Programs use results to provide additional supports as needed.
Child Observation and Planning
Uses a state-approved tool to observe children’s development at least twice a year. The results are entered into a software program to track children’s progress and to plan learning activities in the classroom
Staff Qualifications - Family Child Care Home Provider