Here at Growing Days, we make quality education our top priority, setting high standards and expectations for what preschool education should be. Listed below are our awards and affiliations, which display the level of commitment we hold ourselves to as an organization.
Growing Days has been an active participant in Quality Counts through the Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade for over 4 years. As described on their site, "Quality Counts is a voluntary rating system that reviews early learning programs according to clearly defined, high quality standards using a five-star method of evaluation and offers supports and incentives to help providers reach their goals."
School Readiness Provider
Growing Days is a participant of the School Readiness Program, which provides families with financial assistance for childcare through various services. The goal of the School Readiness Program is to assist families who may have financial hardships, provide a quality preschool environment for their children. For more information, please visit the School Readiness website.
Growing Days is a certified VPK provider and has been rated a High Performing School for over 7 years! As stated in their website, "Voluntary Prekindergarten or VPK gives children a jump start by preparing them for school and enhancing their pre-reading, pre-math, language and social skills. By developing the skills children need to become strong readers and students at an early age, children are more likely to be successful in school. VPK classrooms offer high-quality programs that include high literacy standards, developmentally appropriate curricula, manageable class sizes, and qualified teachers." Our VPK teachers are highly qualified and experienced in the field and have a passion for preparing children for Kindergarten. For more information on how to apply, please visit the Florida VPK Website.
Growing Days is a proud member of the Florida Association for Child Care Management. As stated on their site, "FACCM is a nonprofit, professional organization of child care providers dedicated to ensuring the highest quality in the early learning industry through advocacy, education, and accreditation. The Florida Association for Child Care Management strives to be the leader in the early learning industry by providing professional development tools, equipping teachers and directors with information to better manage their programs, and top quality advocacy at all levels of government."