• Who We Are

    High-quality early care and education gives children the strong start they need to pursue their dreams. San Francisco Quality Connections gives early educators the tools they need to pursue theirs, by supporting early learning programs to provide the rich, high-quality early learning experiences that better prepare children for school.

  • What We Do

    San Francisco Quality Connections provides a framework, standards, and quality improvement supports for early learning programs. It creates a powerful professional development path for early educators, helping them continually assess and improve the quality of their services.

  • Our Impact

    San Francisco Quality Connections coaches and trainers spend more than 14,000 hours annually supporting early educators with targeted coaching and training so they have the knowledge and skills to give children high quality early learning experiences. Educators work closely with coaches and have access to more than 100 days of First 5-sponsored trainings a year.

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Quality Connections Spotlight

Office of Early Care and Education prepares to release CARES 2.0 applications for Early Learning and PFA Network

The CARES 2.0 application will be online soon via the CA ECE Workforce Registry. To prepare to apply we are asking applicants to login to the registry and create or update their profile information including their contact information, employment, and level of education. We understand that many early educators are being impacted by the “Shelter in…

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EDvance team provides resources and outlets to support EDvance students and community.

The EDvance team has been working to provide links to resources and outlets for support to the EDvance students and community. To view resources provided by EDvance please access their website at https://edvancesf.sfsu.edu/content/shelter-place-resources-support. They will be updating the site regularly as more resources develop. EDvance will be providing the following virtual sessions starting next week: PATH…

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