Free SUTQ Help for Child Care Centers Receive free assistance with your star rating! Need to get rated before 2020? 4C offers the following FREE support to licensed child care programs in achieving a quality rating. Step Up Direct This series of work sessions will engage you in the process of understanding the documents, tools and materials associated with SUTQ. The following topics are covered: Week 1: Learning and Development and Administration and Leadership Practices Week 2: Staff Qualifications and Professional Development Week 3: Family and Community Partnerships Week 4: Registration Process for Star Rating Who should participate and why? Any child care center administrator/director interested in working toward or increasing a SUTQ rating can participate. You’ll receive FREE support and coaching to meet the SUTQ requirements and standards, no matter where you are in the process. You can work with 4C experts to develop required plans that meet the SUTQ standards. Share ideas and network with other administrators/directors working on SUTQ. Register for an upcoming Step Up Direct series by clicking a date below. Thursdays: May 2, 9, 16, 23 from 12-3 p.m. at 4C’s Cincinnati Office Thursdays: May 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 12-3 p.m. at WCCS Early Learning Center in Lebanon Tuesdays: May 14, 21, 28, June 4 from 12-3 p.m. at 4C’s Cincinnati Office Contact Amy Van Verth (Cincinnati) or Shatila Smith (Dayton) with questions.