Check List for Parents When Looking for Early Education and Care

Choosing the right child care provider depends on your child’s personality, maturity and unique needs, in addition to meeting your own needs for location, fees, and hours of operation.

What do you hope your child will gain from the child care experience- such as emotional development, independence, self-confidence, and intellectual stimulation-in addition to having physical needs met?

The Provider or Caregiver needs more than training and experience. Warmth, understanding, sensitivity, and responsiveness can affect your child’s successful experience.

We have provided you with a list of survey questions you should ask your potential child care provider.