On September 25, the Military Child Care in Your Neighborhood-PLUS (MCCYN-PLUS) program launched in New York State to increase the availability of child care options for the state’s military families. MCCYN-PLUS extends eligibility for the federal military child care fee assistance program to all licensed/registered child care programs in New York State.
How to get starting with the application process for QUALITYstarsNY & Start with Stars
QUALITYstarsNY has launched a new collaboration with the Early Childhood Career Development Center to offer the QUALITYstarsNY Scholarship. This scholarship can support staff pursuing an early childhood education degree who work at an early childhood program participating in QUALITYstarsNY.
April 20 Update: QUALITYstarsNY has created a new Child Care Deserts Grant webpage with more information about the grant requirement that providers awarded a Child Care Deserts Grant participate [...]
As New York State’s Quality Rating & Improvement System (QRIS) for early childhood programs, QUALITYstarsNY is committed to helping early childhood programs overcome the unprecedented challenges presented by COVID-19. [...]
A visual overview of how QUALITYstarsNY works, and the value that the process has.
The Aspire Registry is New York's registry for early childhood professionals. Joining has great benefits for both programs and staff, and is also required for participation in QUALITYstarsNY. [...]