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Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) is a five-star quality rating and improvement system administered by the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. SUTQ recognizes and promotes learning and development programs that meet quality program standards that exceed licensing health and safety regulations. The program standards are based on national research identifying standards which lead to improved outcomes for children.​



The program standards are organized into the following four domains:
Learning and Development:
Is the program using research-based curricula aligned to Ohio’s Early Learning and Development Standards for birth to kindergarten entry?
Staff Qualifications and Professional Development:
Have administrators,teachers and assistant teachers 
obtained required credentials and ongoing professional
development hours?
• Administrative and Leadership Practices:
 To what extent does the program adhere to an annual continuous improvement process?
Family  and Community Partnerships
 How well does the program engage families and 
community partners to support children while they are
enrolled in the program and as they transition into  and out of the program?​

Step Up to Quality
                                  Up to Date Progress

February 2012-CCP began the process of Step Up to Quality

April 2012-CCP met Joy Stover-Plaut, SUTQ leadership coach

July 2012-CCP finished Specialized Training for SUTQ

August 2012- CCP completed the Evidence Portfolio 

September 2012- CCP applied for their first STAR RATING!  

October 26, 2012-  CCP received a ONE STAR RATING

January 2013- CCP received their Quality Achievement Award of $1500 to help further the education and environment of the school

July 2013- CCP is currently working on applying for a TWO STAR RATING

October 2013-received a ONE STAR RATING as a transition to the five star quality rating scale

August 2014- CCP is currently in the process of registering for their TWO STAR RATING 

December 2014- CCP received a TWO STAR RATING

January 2015-CCP was invited to participate in an Accelerated program to register for a THREE STAR RATING!

August 2015-CCP is working hard to prepare for registering for a THREE STAR RATING in the fall.

November 2015-CCP registered for a THREE STAR RATING!  Now the wait begins

April 2016-CCP received a THREE STAR RATING!  

April 2017-CCP THREE STAR RATING was renewed