Participants in this online course will explore what quality means for early childhood and afterschool programs, professionals and families and why it is important for child outcomes. A look at the national and state landscape, including Ohio’s Step Up To Quality will be presented. Content is tailored for currently unrated and rated programs and is aligned to the user’s specific role as an administrator, teacher or family child care provider.
|Training approved for||
|Registration deadline||Jun 30, 2021|
|Number of open seats||17720|
|Event Owner||Ohio Department of Education (ODE)|
|Target Audience||Classroom Staff / Teacher,Staff working with children with special needs,Program Administrator,Family Child Care|
|Age Groups related to content||Infants,Toddlers,Preschoolers,Schoolagers|
|Core Knowledge Area||N/A|
|Child Development Associate Area||To maintain a commitment to professionalism|
|Early Learning and Development Standards||N/A|
Define quality in early care and education programs.
List three responsibilities of an early childhood professional in supporting quality care.
Describe the four components of continuous quality improvement in Ohio’s Step Up To Quality framework.