Our Qualifications

that all participating programs must meet.  STARS for KIDS NOW provides parents with a tool to help identify levels of quality when seeking a childcare setting outside of their home.  Childcare centers and family childcare homes participating in STARS for KIDS NOW demonstrate a commitment toward providing quality care and education. Parents can use the rating system to gain an understanding of the factors that contribute to quality care and education, and can choose a child care setting that best matches their family’s needs.  STARS for KIDS NOW represents a collaborative effort to ensure that young children in Kentucky are in early care and education settings that are seeking ever-increasing quality.







For over 80 years, the National Association for the Education of Young Children has worked to raise the quality of programs for all children from birth through age eight.  A major part of NAEYC’s efforts to improve early childhood education is through different systems of accreditation for

We are proud to boast that our programs maintain a 3-STAR rating by STARS for KIDS NOW, Kentucky’s voluntary quality rating system for licensed Type I and Type II child care centers and Certified family child care homes.  All STARS levels surpass the minimum licensing requirements


programs that are committed to meeting national standards of quality. Seeing the NAEYC Accreditation philosophy incorporated into our curriculum, you know your child will be safe, healthy, and learning each day. More than one million families have chosen NAEYC Accreditation for their children. NAEYC has created 10 standards that measure the quality of early childhood programs. The standards were created by a blue-ribbon panel of early childhood experts and are based on the latest early childhood research.

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