The Brightside Academy Ohio – Northern Lights in Columbus, Ohio has earned Step Up to Quality 2-Star Award for excellence by the Ohio Department of Education.
“Earning the Step Up to Quality 2 -Star Award has been a team effort and we are grateful that the state recognizes our program that serves early learners as quality rated,” said Darnisha Allen, Academy Director.
The Step Up To Quality is a five–star quality rating and improvement system that administered by ODE and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The program recognizes and promotes learning and development programs that meet quality program standards that exceed pre-school licensing and school age child care licensing health and safety regulations. The program standards are based on national research identifying standards which lead to improved outcomes for children.
Programs are rated on Learning and Development, Administrative and Leadership Practices, Staff Qualifications and Professional Development, and Family and Community Partnerships.
Brightside Academy Ohio – Northern Light is located in Columbus, Ohio and is a recognized early education and child care program that offers a safe and supportive environment that promotes child’s development at every stage.