4 Star Rated Center Recognition

Early Steps Learning Center is proud to be recognized as a 4 star rated center under Ohio’s Step Up To Quality program.Step Up to Quality 4 Star Rated Center

ESLC takes pride in practicing standards that are higher than state requirements.  Step Up To Quality is Ohio’s voluntary quality rating system for Ohio-licensed child care programs which recognizes early care and education programs that exceed quality benchmarks over and above Ohio’s licensing standards.

The steps are based on national research identifying the key benchmarks that lead to improved outcomes for children. These benchmarks include:

  • low child to staff ratios
  • teachers and staff have higher education qualifications
  • teachers and staff receive ongoing training
  • teachers use a written plan of activities that covers all areas of development
  • program builds relationship with families

For more information, view our press release, view the 4-Star Fact Sheet or visit the Step Up to Quality Parents Web Page.