• 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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Expecting Justice has created the Racial Equity 101 Toolkit, to Advance Racial Equity in the Workplace. The toolkit includes anti-racist leadership self-assessments, guides to initiating conversations about racial equity & opportunities for direct action. https://t.co/0djvDIK5Ae

Talking to Kids About Racism - A Guide from the Oakland Library: https://t.co/ErjXMjyyiw

Too few parents talking to kids about race and identity, report finds https://t.co/lcY6ZxZ5Ul

This is a must-read for the situation we find ourselves in now, and the future that we want to see. https://t.co/smHH9BQKjD

Yesterday @First5SF distributed food vouchers to FRCs to support food security. The vouchers are from the @eatsfvoucher program and funded by @SF_DPH with support from the Sugary Drink Distributor Tax. Recipients will be able to use vouchers to buy food at participating grocers


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