What is Step Up To Quality?

Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) is Ohio’s tiered quality rating and improvement system in place for learning and development programs that provides parents a tool when selecting quality early childhood programs for their children. There are four levels of standards for early learning domains of Step Up To Quality. These consist of learning and development, administrative and leadership practices, staff qualifications and professional development and family and community partnerships.

Step Up To Quality Means:

  • Proven trained teachers
  • Focus on school readiness skills
  • Dedication to continuous improvement
  • Emphasis on family engagement

Reach For the Stars

Agape School of Columbus is pursuing the 5-star Step Up To Quality program.

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