The Planning Council offers technical assistance and support to child care centers, family child care providers, and school-age programs.

This service is:

  • Tailored to each program’s needs and schedules
  • Align with Virginia Quality standards and rating tools
  • Offered by a professional with early education subject matter expertise
  • Offered on-site, by telephone, or email
  • Contact us for fee information

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Virginia childcare regulation, voluntary registration, and licensing
  • Business development
  • Virginia’s Quality Initiative (VQI)
  • Virginia Quality improvement tools, rating scales
  • Developmentally appropriate practices, environments and schedules
  • Behavior management/discipline
  • Children with special needs, assessment and referrals
  • Nutrition, wellness, physical activity
  • Parent engagement and communication
  • Locating quality training and professional development opportunities

To schedule a Childcare Quality Improvement consultation or training on-site for your team, contact our Childcare Resource & Referral Services Team at (757) 622–9268 or use the contact form below.

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