• The Budget Forecasting & Cost Estimation tool is designed to help Family Child Care providers analyze their business and household costs and ensure that their private pay rates reflect the true cost of doing business. Please watch the video below to learn how to use the tool. Download the Budget Forecasting & Cost Estimation tool (Microsoft Excel file)

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What’s Up with Step Up

Below is the first video in our four-part “What’s Up With Step Up” series, and will help Ohio child care providers understand the April 2022 changes made to Step Up To Quality. In this video, we’ll review the changes to the Step Up To Quality program process, including registration, verification, and maintenance.

Below is the second video in our four-part “What’s Up With Step Up” series, which is designed to help Ohio child care providers understand the April 2022 changes made to Step Up To Quality. In this video, we’ll review the changes to the required documentation for Step Up To Quality.

Below is the third video in our four-part “What’s Up With Step Up” series, which is designed to help Ohio child care providers understand the April 2022 changes made to Step Up To Quality. In this video, we’ll review the changes to the Step Up To Quality Program standards

Below is the last video in our four-part “What’s Up With Step Up” series, which is designed to help Ohio child care providers understand the April 2022 changes made to Step Up To Quality. In this video, we’ll review the changes to the Step Up To Quality verification visits.