CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION – EARLY EDUCATION SUPPORT DIVISION
Quality Children's Services receives funding and support from California Department of Education (CDE), Early Education Support Division, to ensure that high quality early education programs are offered in our communities. Our programs provide the opportunity to enrich children and families in various subjects and experiences in order to not only prepare for kindergarten and higher schooling, but to also build a responsible, exceptional community members.
California State Preschool Program
Quality Children's Services offers the California State Preschool Program (CSPP) which includes part-day and full-day, age and developmentally appropriate programs designed to facilitate the transition to kindergarten for three-and four-year-old children. The programs offer educational development, health services, social services, nutritional services, parent education, participation, evaluation, and staff development.
Desired Results Development Profile
QCS programs include age-appropriate, planned, educational activities throughout each program day that address the developmental domains contained in the California Department of Education’s Desired Results Development Profiles (DRDP).
The Desired Results Developmental Profile is a child assessment that teachers complete twice a year to measure children’s progress towards the Desired Results for Children. Teachers also use the results to plan for instruction and structure the environment, curriculum, and instructional strategies to support learning goals. Preschool teachers analyze the assessment results, plan for individuals and group instruction and continually monitor progress. Results are summarized and shared with parents during the parent-teacher conferences.
The Developmental Domains include:
Approaches to Learning–Self-Regulation
Social and Emotional Development
Language and Literacy Development
Cognition, Including Math and Science
Visual and Performing Arts
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES – COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING
Quality Children’s Services finds the health and safety of children, families and personnel the most important priority throughout all QCS programs. In order to ensure that all QCS programs meets all Title 22 – Health and Safety standards and regulations, all QCS facilities are licensed by the California Department of Social Services - Community Care Licensing.
The California Department of Social Services - Community Care Licensing is a division within the California Department of Social Services which is mandated by law to provide preventive, protective, and quality services to children in care by ensuring that licensed facilities meet established health and safety standards through monitoring facilities, providing technical assistance, and establishing partnerships with providers, parent/guardians, and the child care community.
- CPR & First Aid - Immunizations - Mandated Reporting Training
QCS implements the Montessori Curriculum...
QCS integrates the home language of the child into each area of learning...
Child and Adult Care Food Program
The Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by USDA...
Quality Children's Services is a community-based, non-profit organization formed to provide quality services based on the unique needs of children and families. QCS strongly believes that regardless of socio-economic status, language or cultural background, all children and families are entitles to quality services.