Great Start to Quality is here to help you reach your highest potential as a caregiver and early childhood educator. Whether you work in a licensed early learning program or provide unlicensed, but publicly subsidized care, Great Start to Quality will help you give the best care you can.
Important changes are coming to Great Start to Quality, Michigan’s first rating and improvement system for child care and preschool programs, and we hope you’ll be part of Michigan’s move to quality early learning and care.
The new system will be up and running – and ready for you to enter your information – starting June 10.
Great Start to Quality Resource Centers are ready to assist you to get started. Resource Centers can be reached toll-free at 1-877-614-7328.
A. A child's brain grows more in its first five years of life than it ever will again. By age 5, 90% of the brain's wiring has been set for life. How it is set depends on the child's early experiences. Loving and supportive people and settings help the brain grow. Learn More
A. Great Start to Quality helps you assess and improve your program, and offers a rating system to demonstrate your success to parents and grow your business. Learn More
A. Great Start to Quality ratings can be found at www.greatstartconnect.org
A. Great Start to Quality provides a roadmap for you to improve the quality of your program. Trained consultants are available to guide you through the rating process and steps to improve your ratings, including training opportunities and workforce development. Learn More