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Family and Social Services Administration

Paths to QUALITY Home > Info for Providers > Overview Overview

Paths to QUALITY encourages child care providers to enhance their businesses by providing knowledge, training, and guidance in providing higher quality care.

  • It identifies four levels of high quality care and establishes the requirements to meet those levels
  • It provides incentives to advance to the next level of care
  • It provides a mentor to help walk you through the process
  • It provides a referral system that helps parents locate participating Paths to QUALITY providers like you

Best of all, Paths to QUALITY is a free resource, and it’s easy to do! You can participate using our easy, self-guided workbook or your local referral agency can help locate a mentor to walk you through the process. Once you’re in, you can use the available Toolkit for materials to help promote your business.