Resources From Our Partners
Whether you are new or experienced in the early childhood and out of school time profession, understanding who the professional organizations and agencies are and what they do can be confusing. Below are links to our partners and some of the important resources everyone in the field should have and understand.
Get to know the interconnected agencies and organizations that support early childhood and out of school time programs and professionals!
Resources and Partners
Michigan System of Quality Care and Education Training
Watch this short video about Michigan’s system of quality care and education.
Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Birth to Kindergarten
Learn more about the standards in place to support young children.
Great Start to Quality (GSQ)
Learn more about how GSQ supports providers of early care and education.
Council for Professional Recognition (CDA)
Learn more about how professionals in the field are supported.
Michigan YDA Certificate and Credential Program
Get certified or credentialed as a Youth Development Professional.