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Early Achievers

What is Early Achievers?

Early Achievers is Washington’s Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) that gives parents the resources they need to make an informed choice on choosing a child care provider. The rating system of 1-5 is an objective measure based on observable elements of quality. In addition, it offers providers at every level professional support and coaching to continually improve the quality of care at no cost to them or to the parent. 



Early Achievers Video Guide for Parents



For help in choosing high quality childcare sites participating in Early Achievers, please click on the following links:

-The Family Center: Help finding high-quality licensed care in Washington State.


Updates & Upcoming Events

COVID-19 Agency Update

For a list of Child Care Action Council cancellations and postponed events, please go to our Health and Safety Updates page.
Child Care Appreciation Day, May 8th
**Nominate your child care provider!**

If you would like to nominate your child care provider for a chance to win a $100 gift card for their classrooms*, please submit your nomination by May 7th:
*Please note, this contest is for Washington State licensed child care providers in Thurston, Mason, Grays Harbor, Clallam, Jefferson, and Kitsap counties only.