Raising Quality! is a quality rating improvement system for early care and education programs in San Joaquin County. Funded by quality initiatives and organized by First 5 San Joaquin, Raising Quality! helps improve child care in our community by:
The program is voluntary and open to licensed child care programs, public or private, serving children ages 0-5 who are from low-income families, non-English speakers, and/or have special needs. Raising Quality! provides many opportunities for programs to develop, including cash awards for quality improvement activities, training and technical assistance, and scholarships for Early Childhood Education coursework.
Participating programs ratings are based on factors that influence a child’s healthy development such as:
Raising Quality! is open to licensed child care programs, public or private that serve ages 0 to 5. Priority is given to programs that serve low-income families, children who are non-English speakers and children that have special needs.
If you want to learn more about this exciting new program, contact First 5 San Joaquin at (209) 953-5437 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Contact First 5 San Joaquin at (209) 953-5437 or email email@example.com
All Raising Quality! participants are able to display the Raising Quality! seal, which demonstrates their commitment to providing quality services. Ask your child care provider if he or she is participating in Raising Quality!, or look for the Raising Quality! seal.