One of ECCBC's main goals is improving the quality of child care and preschool services in Boulder County. Quality of care is dependent on many aspects of a child care setting, including:
ECCBC supports quality improvement programs designed to help child care centers, preschools, and family child care providers understand the factors that determine quality and strengthen those elements within their settings. Look here to learn more about those programs.
- Provider/teacher skills and characteristics
- Staffing ratios
- Specialized training
- Relationships between staff, children and parents
- Availability of services