2015 Strategic Direction 2014 Annual Report

2014 Highlights

 

115
Child Care Sites Enrolled in
IdahoSTARS Steps to Quality
  • 8 sites are STAR Rated
  • 15 sites are on a waiting list to participate

$133,689
Academic Scholarships
75 students participating in the scholarship program, attending 7 Idaho colleges and universities



80%
of children whose parents take part in READY! meet the kindergarten reading readiness standard regardless of family income or ethnicity, compared to 55% of children whose parents do not attend.
3,600
Child Care Providers are actively engaged in our
Professional Development System

$284,700
awarded directly to child care
providers for achieving





 
77%
of Essential Trainings have been translated and/or developed into Spanish


IdahoSTARS Steps to Quality, IdahoSTARS Professional Development System and Idaho Child Care Program orientations now available to Spanish speaking providers
Partnering with
Neighbors United Refugee
Community Plan / Early
Childhood Education to
address the needs and
opportunities for successful
resettlement of refugees
in Boise

Partnering with
Neighbors United Refugee
Community Plan / Early
Childhood Education to
address the needs and
opportunities for successful
resettlement of refugees
in Boise

Idaho AEYC was instrumental in leading Boise City on a path towards strengthening its licensing care standards, which includes healthy eating initiatives, lower child to adult ratios, and increased training requirements for child care providers.