In Delaware Stars we use the standards to define one part of the quality rating. The standards are based on a framework that supports best and developmentally appropriate practices in the classroom and across a child care program in four areas: Learning Environment and Curriculum, Family and Community Partnerships, Management and Administration, and Professional Development and Qualifications. These standards go above and beyond what the Office of Child Care Licensing (OCCL) requires programs to maintain and are organized by program type.
Early Child Care Programs Standards (ECE) 2014
For the Early Care & Education verification manual click here ECE Verification Manual – Rev. July 2015. Please click here for frequently asked questions on the Early Care & Education Standards Verification Manual FAQs for ERS Revised Feb 2018 For more information on the process of verification click here
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