The charts below are the first step towards your program making a commitment to quality. Review the charts and discuss in your program what Circle of Quality might best fit. 

 

Licensed Child Care Centers

ExceleRate Illinois Quality Standards Overview Chart for Programs (341 KB)

 

Head Start and School Based Preschool for All Programs

Specific requirements for earning the Silver Circle of Quality (275 KB)

Specific requirements for earning the Gold Circle of Quality (311 KB)

 

Licensed Family Child Care

ExceleRate Illinois Quality Standards Overview Chart for Licensed Family Child Care (708 KB)

ExceleRate Illinois Quality Standards Overview Chart for Licensed Family Child Care - Spanish

 

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