The QUALITYstarsNY community stands in solidarity to acknowledge the loss of lives in Buffalo. As the community comes together to care for one another, we reach out to offer [...]
Participant Spotlight: Shante Parrish Receives United Federation of Teachers Outstanding Provider Award
The United Federation of Teachers has awarded QUALITYstarsNY participant Shante Parrish the Provider Appreciation Award for Outstanding Providers. Shante Parrish is the Owner/Operator Jump for Success, Corp., a group family child care program in the Bronx, NYC.
May 6 is Child Care Provider Appreciation Day. The QUALITYstarsNY team wants to express our gratitude for everything providers do each day for children and families!
In her brief work so far with QUALITYstarsNY, Rosa Cortez has made some wonderful enhancements to create a space in her program for children to feel comfortable and at home in their surroundings.
Did you know child care centers and family providers can receive reimbursement for serving healthy meals and snacks to children in their care? QUALITYstarsNY recently hosted CACFP Information Sessions [...]
By Sarah Gould-Houde, Quality Improvement Specialist for Capital Region I have had the honor and excitement of supporting all modalities of regulated child care serving children from [...]
On January 18, Governor Kathy Hochul released the New York State Executive Budget for fiscal year 2022-2023 (FY 2023). We are pleased to share that the Governor maintained the [...]
22-Hour Certificate Program for Early Childhood Leaders In partnership with the New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute, QUALITYstarsNY is offering a 22-hour certificate program for experienced [...]
QUALITYstarsNY has several Quality Standards related to staff trainings that can earn programs points during the rating process. As of April 1, 2022, trainings must be entered into The [...]
On December 1, QUALITYstarsNY participant Exploration Acres hosted lawmakers for the final stop of NYS Senator Jabari Brisport’s state-wide child care listening tour. Owned and operated by René & [...]