The Licking Heights Preschool Program recently earned a 5 Star Rating from the Ohio Department of Education uder the Step Up To Quality standards. A Step Up To Quality 5-Star rating means a program has demonstrated the highest level of quality. Below are some of the ways a program can provide increased quality at the five star level.
- More staff members per child
- Administrators and teachers have higher educational qualifications
- Administrators and teachers complete more than 20 hours of specialized training every two years
- Teachers develop lesson plans that support each child's growth
- Program staff completes assessments to evaluate and improve the learning experienc
- Families and the community are valued