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Q&A with Kathy Siragusa, our New Quality Improvement Specialist for Chautauqua

Kathy Siragusa has been involved in the early childhood field for 30 years. Before joining QUALITYstarsNY, Kathy taught in a variety of Chautauqua County schools and child care centers, as a toddler teacher, a UPK teacher and public school teacher. Kathy has supported children, families and teachers as a school age coordinator and child care center program director. Additionally, she has worked with the teacher education programs at Jamestown Community College and SUNY Fredonia as an adjunct instructor and cooperating teacher. Kathy holds a Master’s Degree in Curriculum & Instruction and Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from SUNY Fredonia, and earned an Associate of Arts in Social Sciences from Jamestown Community College. She has also served as a board member for the Chautauqua County Chapter of New York Association for the Education of Young Children (NYAEYC).

2020-12-15T13:35:46-05:00December 10th, 2020|Featured, Meet the Team|

Quality Care Checklist & Guide

View this guide to the options you have for child care, with a breakdown of the different features of each.

2020-12-07T14:14:04-05:00November 13th, 2020|Featured, Parents, Resources|

Applying & Preparing for QUALITYstarsNY

Early childhood programs interested in participating in QUALITYstarsNY must complete a few steps to prepare and complete the application process.

2020-12-22T09:35:32-05:00May 13th, 2020|Featured, Featured, Providers, Resources|

QUALITYstarsNY Brochure

A visual overview of how QUALITYstarsNY works, and the value that the process has.

2020-12-07T14:13:48-05:00March 31st, 2020|Featured, Providers, Resources|

Choosing a quality early care and education program

Check out our brochure for help finding and promoting quality early learning experiences for your child!

2020-12-07T14:14:13-05:00March 31st, 2020|Featured, Parents, Resources|

Child Care Options

View this guide to the options you have for child care, with a breakdown of the different features of each.

2020-12-07T14:09:14-05:00March 31st, 2020|Parents, Resources|

About The Aspire Registry

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.

2020-12-07T14:14:23-05:00March 27th, 2020|Featured, Providers, Resources|