• 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.

Quality Connections Spotlight


A New Hippocratic Oath Asks Doctors To Fight Racial Injustice And Misinformation https://t.co/cNBavTZz8L

With Nov. 3 only 1 week away, @EarlyEdgeCA @First5Assoc have partnered to release a special #Election2020 #Storytime episode w/ Guest Reader CA First Partner @JenSiebelNewsom. She reads #EveryoneGetsASay by @jilltwiss, a kid’s story on #voting! Watch now: https://t.co/u8cCKg0YMI

We know how valuable early education was before the pandemic, & that its value has only grown. We must ensure that early educators help rebuild a system injected with innovation, renewed respect for children, and appropriate tools and training to address the inherent inequities. https://t.co/cyJ6x8Xgtb
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San Francisco Office of Early Care and Education @sf_oece
San Francisco’s ECE programs have experienced many challenges due to COVID-19. A family child care and center-based program survey by OECE, @First5SF, and @childcaresf shows the impact of the pandemic. Learn about our recent work to support #ECE programs. https://t.co/MpXF6293yo https://t.co/rHIys9TgXY

SF to give $1,000 a month to Black, Pacific Islander expectant moms. Will it help bridge racial health gaps? https://t.co/wh6eS2D87J


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