Why is Quality Important?
more confident, more successful, and better prepared for the future. These children often enter Kindergarten more focused, more comfortable in a school setting, and with skills to grow as learners.
It is often easier for them to form friendships, cooperate, resolve conflict and express themselves
clearly and effectively. In addition, they are more likely to graduate from high school,
avoid juvenile delinquency, and earn higher salaries.
Quality Counts Siskiyou?
Center ratings (based on state and nationally recognized standards) provide an additional tool for families as they find the best setting for their child.
Quality Counts Siskiyou
Rated Sites ~ Current as of July 1, 2020
Rating Expiration Date
|Fort Jones Elementary State Preschool||Fort Jones||5||6/07/24|
|Karuk Head Start||Happy Camp||4||3/08/24|
|Karuk Head Start||Yreka||4||5/30/23|
|McCloud Elementary State Preschool||McCloud||4||6/04/24|
|Montague Elementary State Preschool||Montague||4||5/25/25|
|SCOE (Siskiyou County Office of Education) State Preschool||Yreka||5||6/07/24|
|Shasta Head Start||Mount Shasta||4||5/23/25|
|Shasta Head Start||Weed||5||4/09/25|
|Shasta Head Start||Yreka||5||5/25/23|
|Siskiyou Early Head Start||Yreka||4||5/30/24|
How does the
rating system work?
Ratings are determined by calculating the number of points a site has earned for implementing quality practices in three core areas:
- Child Development and School Readiness
- Teachers and Teaching
- Program and Environment
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Quality Counts Siskiyou Participants
Who are the Participants?
Quality Counts Siskiyou (QCS) participants include license-exempt FFNs (families, friends and neighbors providing childcare), family childcare homes, private centers, all Siskiyou County state preschool programs, and all Siskiyou Head Start and Early Head Start
All QCS programs voluntarily commit to a continuous quality improvement process based on their particular needs, interests, and capacity. QCS participants have access to coaching support, trainings, technical assistance, classroom materials, equipment, and
incentives to help them realize their site’s unique goals.
Quality Counts Siskiyou offers incentives, classroom equipment and materials, coaching, professional development trainings, and
peer learning opportunities. To learn more, contact Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org