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KECC Earns ODE's 5-Star Award

Posted on: March 22, 2024
Kings Early Childhood Center 5 star award winner step up to quality from Ohio Department of Education

Congratulations to the Kings Early Childhood Center (KECC) for receiving the Ohio Department of Education's Five-Star Step Up to Quality award again this year!

Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) is a five-star quality rating and improvement system in the state of Ohio. It is administered by the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The system recognizes and promotes early care and education programs that meet quality program standards that exceed licensing health and safety regulations. The program standards are based on national research identifying standards that lead to improved outcomes for children.

The KECC first received a five-star rating in 2016 and has received the top rating every year since.

Kings Early Childhood Center provides excellent early childhood education and special education services for over 200 of Kings’ youngest learners. For more information on the programs offered contact KECC Principal Mary Beth Fosse at 513-398-8050, ext. 10043.