Step 1: Health & Safety

What is the goal in Step 1?

Provide a safe and healthy environment for children focused on preventing injuries and reducing the spread of germs.

Why is Step 1 important?

Children need to be healthy and feel safe to learn and grow. It’s the first step in preparing children to be ready for school, work and life.

How do I show that I meet the Step 1 Quality Standards?

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