All posts in ABC Quality

Mar 5, 2019

What should you do if placed on a child care waitlist?

If you’re searching for quality child care in South Carolina, look no further than the ABC Quality program. If a provider is in ABC Quality, the state’s voluntary quality rating and improvement system, you can expect the highest quality services. Every program that has earned a rating does more than provide the basics of child care. A letter rating (of any level) proves a program goes above and beyond to provide the kind of child care children need to thrive.

Oct 10, 2017

What to look for in child care provider's parent handbook?

High quality child care programs are dedicated to establishing and maintaining relationships with each child’s family. A high quality early learning program will provide opportunities for and encourage parent involvement in the program’s activities. As a part of family engagement and communication, a quality daycare will also provide a parent or family handbook designed to let you know important information about the program.

Mar 28, 2017

Do all child care providers focus on offering healthy food?

Did you know that 58% of working families with children five years old and younger — or about 6.38 million households across the nation — use center-based child care options? That means that a great number of South Carolina children spend their weekdays—including lunch and snack time—in the care of a trusted child care program.