Important Message to our Childcare Providers:
We are here for you! You will continue to receive email updates as we have new information . We are providing all training virtually for ELC classes. Those of you in the CDA training can continue through virtual training session.
As many of you continue providing childcare to those in need, please know how much we appreciate your service and commitment.
We continue wishing you good health and well being for each of you and your families.
For Childcare Providers
Become a better-rated, better-trained, better-paid childcare provider today!
From helping you as an individual childcare provider receive more trainings to guiding your childcare center through the Great Start to Quality rating system, Leaps & Bounds is here.
ELC and CDA Trainings
Early Learning Communities & Child Development Associate
Quality Improvement Services
Great Start to Quality Orientation and STAR Rating Assistance
Leaps & Bounds provides quality improvement services to childcare providers, and is a registered provider of Great Start to Quality's Resource Centers and Orientation. We are here to help your center navigate the Great Start to Quality and STAR rating system.
Great Start to Quality is Michigan's quality rating and improvement system that supports programs and providers in their efforts to provide high-qualify care while helping families find and choose quality programs that meet their children's needs.
There are numerous benefits to connecting your center to Great Start to Quality, including:
quality improvements supports including coaching, consultation, training, professional development and workforce development
a profile that can be personalized and used for marketing to show your program's success
Providing an unbiased assessment of care provided
Having a consistent set of program quality indicators to measure quality
access to a local Great Start to Quality Resource Center (that's us @ Leaps & Bounds!) with a lending library that has books, CDs and other learning materials