Objective #1: AFK will increase the number and percentage of licensed Early Care and Education (ECE) Providers, including Centers and Family Child Care Homes, that offer high quality services, and will promote providers' engagement in Colorado Shines

Expected Outcome

AFK will increase the number of ECE sites in El Paso County (EPC) that offer high quality services by 32 annually, measured by a rating of a minimum of Level 3 in Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS).

Strategic Plan Language

Supporting Strategies (Year One):

a. Meet with 50 center directors who are unfamiliar with the Colorado Shines quality improvement program to encourage engagement in Colorado Shines and provide information on the connections to their center's success.

b. Provide inclusive quality improvement supports to a minimum of 32 Level 1 & 2 licensed ECE sites (both centers and FCCH sites) who accept CCCAP to reach a Level 3 or above by June 30, 2018.

c. AFK will engage 50 (60%) Level 1 licensed providers in Colorado Shines to increase their quality improvement rating by one level by June 30, 2018.

d. Establish an Education and Advocacy Committee to guide education of families and community on characteristics of quality and its impact on children, families and the community.

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