Quality Start San Bernardino is a county wide program that supports licensed child care programs, family child care programs and preschools serving children ages 0-5 with resources to improve their quality. Programs that participate in Quality Start will receive:
QUALITY RATINGS AND IMPROVEMENT SUPPORTS ARE BASED ON THE QRIS MATRIX, WHICH EVALUATES EARLY LEARNING PROGRAMS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
- Child development and school readiness, including appropriate learning activities and use of child observation tools and developmental and health screenings
- Teachers and teaching, including lead teacher/family child care home provider qualifications and effectiveness of teacher-child interactions
- Program and environment, including ratios and group size, assessment of the classroom environment, and center director qualifications
YOUR QUALITY START JOURNEY BEGINS HERE
Watch the orientation video below in its entirety to learn more.