Guiding Stars of Duval
Guiding Stars of Duval, THE quality rating improvement system for child care centers in Jacksonville and Duval county.
If you are a child care center who is interested in participating on a voluntary basis, contact:
Padma Rajan at 904-994-2258
Moving the goal post – from Guiding Stars 1.0 to Guiding Stars 2.0 (GSOD 2.0) – to be released in Sept 2013.
Preview presentation to the board – April 24, 2013 – GSOD A Look Back A Look Ahead.
Becoming A GSOD Provider
Please also review our Guiding Stars of Duval Provider Manual and Worksheets for information on becoming a Guiding Stars of Duval Star Rated center.
Guiding Stars of Duval allows families to have more information to better choose a quality child care setting for their child. By giving participating centers a Star Rating, families are able to make the choice of what matters most to them when choosing quality child care. Please review our Guiding Stars of Duval brochure for more information on the Guiding Stars of Duval program.
Guiding Stars Provider Forums
In July and August 2012, ELC of Duval held focus groups with Guiding Stars directors, teachers, and stakeholder partners. Click here for the report with the resulting information.
In July 2011, a series of Forums were held with Guiding Stars of Duval providers and ELC Executive Director, Susan Main. Click Here for the Discussion Notes