QSRC Participant Spotlight

Melanie Porter Owner/Educator at Porter Family Childcare Being an educator is in Melanie Porter’s blood – her mother was a pre-K teacher for 25 years. However, when Melanie first started her career, she decided to take a different path and worked as a healthcare auditor. Soon enough, though, she realized her true calling was to follow…

QSRC Participant Spotlight

Silveria Aguilar Owner/Educator at Aguilar Family Child Care   As a young mom working long hours harvesting citrus, Silveria Aguilar struggled to leave her young daughters in child care all day long. Silveria and her husband, like many farmworker families, traveled between communities to follow the harvest, which added to their workday and took time away…

How Quality Start Riverside County united three early learning agencies behind one initiative

Riverside County has a long history of quality improvement efforts and strong momentum around supporting children and families. Lucky for us, there are many individuals and organizations in the community who are committed to building a high quality early learning system, with integrated services and resources. That’s why, in 2016, First 5 Riverside, Riverside County…

Featured Profile: QSRC Coaches

QSRC is committed to supporting you!  A Quality Start coach’s role is to be your partner in your quality improvement journey. Each coach offers support to build upon what you’re already doing to help you achieve your goals. Use them as a resource, a sounding board, and a thought-partner when you are working to provide the…