Quality Teacher Credentials
to Know and Ask About

Research clearly shows that education and specialized training in early childhood practice improves the quality of an early learning program. As a parent or family member, you should know that your child is spending her time in child care with qualified and caring adults who can best support her learning and development.

Whether you are looking for a program or if your child is already enrolled, you should be sure to ASK about the credentials, trainings and experience that staff and program leadership have for working with children.

Below are some credentials indicating high quality that you may not have heard about. Click to learn more about the individual credentials.

For Program Leaders/Administrators/Providers:

For Teachers/Program Staff: