This course meets the requirement for STAR 2 SQ.2.1 Part 1 and Part 2. It is an introduction to the idea of Continuous Quality Improvement which is the basic premise for the Keystone STARS Quality Rating System. In addition to the philosophy of CQI, the process of change and how to begin your journey through the Keystone STARS system will be discussed. The following elements of assessing and building
quality will be covered: Pennsylvania Core Knowledge Competencies and Big Ideas
Framework, Continuous Quality Improvement, PA Early Learning Standards, Caring
for our Children Basics (CFOCB) as a resource and supporting interactions
with children and families.