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3-Star Requirements

3. A.2. Strengthening Families Self-Assessment

Three-star center directors or family child care primary caregivers complete the Strengthening Families Self-Assessment tool.

The Self-Assessment tools were designed to help child care programs support families by becoming familiar with the protective factors and to determine ways that their program can best assist families.  The tool represents a variety of viewpoints and perspectives. If your program is not in alignment with the suggestions in an item, simply check the not applicable box and go to the next item. Use the tool to suit your needs, e.g., one tier at a time or one section at a time. Attempt to complete at least tiers one and two.

3. A.3 Facility develops a Strengthening Families action plan with at least 1 action step.

After completing the online self-assessment, center directors or family child care primary caregivers create an Action Plan and implement at least one action step to support or engage families.