Quality child care involves attitudes and activities that promote social, emotional, intellectual and physical growth and well-being of every child.

Other factors contribute to quality such as:

  • Low child/staff ratios
  • Trained staff
  • Safe and healthy environment
  • Developmentally appropriate activities and practices
  • Age appropriate toys and equipment
  • Loving, positive interaction between child and caregiver
  • Parent Involvement
  • Licensing
  • Program accreditation