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Paths to Quality™ | Indiana's Quality Child Care, Preschool, and School-age Care Starts Here

Paths to QUALITY™ helps your child receive the very best in order to be the very best.

ptq_graphicResearch shows that high quality early childhood, preschool, and school-age programs prepare children for future success in school, work, and life. Children’s experiences play a significant role in the way their brains develop, and the way a child’s brain develops plays a significant role in the future success of the child. High quality early care and education programs are essential not only to Hoosier children, but also to their families and to the communities in which they live.

 

Paths to QUALITY™ is Indiana’s statewide rating system for early care and education programs. It is a free resource to help families make informed decisions and to help early care and education providers improve the quality of their programs.

Paths to QUALITY is a voluntary system. Each time a program advances to the next level, they demonstrate a commitment to supporting children’s development, learning, and future success in school and life.

Click here to learn the specifics of each level.

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