Increase Quality of Service Delivery

Increasing the Quality of Our Education Programs

Increase Quality of Service Delivery

Long-Term Strategy:

    • Build relationships and trust with key stakeholders in school districts and non-profit communities focusing on ECE and OST programs in all 3 localities
    • Partner with multilateral stakeholders that would allow for improvement in quality of work
    • Support targeted interventions that increase opportunities for quality improvement

Promoting the Use of Developmental and Social Emotional Screeners Among Early Childhood Programs to Support School Readiness

  • Developing a multi-year program designed to improve the quality of early childhood education in Fairfax County, VA set to begin in 2021, running through 2023
  • Partnering with Fairfax Futures and Fairfax County’s Office For Children
  • Purchasing ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE-2 kits for early childhood care providers to train educators virtually, to increase fidelity of testing, and to ultimately test more children in the county from birth to 5; and to build out the ASQ Enterprise system throughout the county to better manage data in a more systemic way
  • Program is directly linked to the Fairfax County Equitable School Readiness Strategic Plan and to the J2W Foundation Strategic Plan IMPACT.2023

Strengthening the Fairfax County Early Childhood Educator Workforce Pipeline (CDA Mentorship Program)

  • Developing a multi-year program designed to improve the quality of early childhood education in Fairfax County, VA set to begin in 2021, running through 2023
  • Partnering with Fairfax Futures and Fairfax County’s Office For Children
  • New pilot program will support the professional learning and development of the early childhood educator workforce and thus further improve the success of children in kindergarten and beyond
  • The mentoring program will look to identify CDA candidates and then help guide these cohorts to successfully attain the credential
  • Program is directly linked to the Fairfax County Equitable School Readiness Strategic Plan and to the J2W Foundation Strategic Plan IMPACT.2023