Early Achievers is the name of Washington State’s Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS). Early Achievers gives providers many free resources to help them provide families with the highest quality care possible
Participating providers receive:
· Free STARS training
· Free onsite consultation & coaching
· Financial incentives
· Scholarship opportunities
Early Achievers also provides opportunities for participants to connect with other early learning professionals in ways that promote leadership, and continuous growth.
Want to get started?
Early Achiever's Informational Video for Providers:
For more information on Early Achievers, please visit the Department of Early Learning Early Achiever's FAQ sheet
Current provider testimonials:
“Throughout this process, my daycare has been transformed and I have even more enjoyment in my work. I see how much my hard work has enriched my daycare kids, and their environment. Even more satisfying, I proved to myself that old dogs can learn new tricks!”
-Chris, Family Childcare Director, Tenino, WA
“It is amazing to do this with other providers and see what they have learned and receive their feedback as we draw on one another’s knowledge and experience.”
-Nancy, Family Childcare Director, Shelton, WA
"My TA Specialist checks in to see how we are progressing, offers suggestions and encouragement along the way. It's great to have someone knowledgeable in the early childhood field that respects and validates what we do."
-Mary, Center Director, Port Angeles