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Community Definition Quality Child Care - Child Care Availability - Child Care Affordability - Child Care Quality - Child Care Future

Definition of Quality Child Care Singing at Calaveras Government Center Community Definition of Quality Child Care


"Quality" can have several meanings, just saying you want quality does not properly illustrate what is intended. In 2003, the Calaveras Child Care Council developed this community definition of what is "Quality Child Care"

A Quality Child Care Setting...


Has a welcoming, safe, clean, and comfortable environment that is fun and challenging.


A Quality Child Care Setting...


Is well staffed, inclusive, and meets each child's individual services.

A Quality Child Care Setting...


Is loving and caring, respectful of children and families, and provides consistent and responsive care.


A Quality Child Care Setting...


Enjoy being with children and are dedicated to growth and learning which benefits the child, family and community.




Quality Child Care Poster [PDF] - PDF version of "A Community Definition of Quality Child Care" poster.