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Step Up to Quality: 5-star rating
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