Virginia Quality: The Path to quality

Basic Health & Safety: The program is in compliance with requirements of state and local regulatory agencies.

Education & Qualifications: The program recognizes the importance of having teachers who have or are working toward formal education in child development or early childhood education.

Curriculum & Assessment: The program works to use curriculum child assessment, and intentional teaching that promotes children’s development and incorporates state early learning guidelines.

Environment: The program strives to have children engaged in meaningful learning and play by offering them a variety of materials and activities throughout the day.

Interactions: Daily, supportive interactions between teachers and children form the foundation for social and cognitive learning, significantly impacting school readiness.

The Learning Ladder is a Virginia Quality Center. Currently, The Learning Ladder has been given a three star rating. We continue to strive to raise that bar in commitment to quality beyond expectation or requirement.