What are the Standards for Quality?
The Early Learning and Development Standards were created to be a framework for high-quality, developmentally appropriate early childhood programs and were designed to be used by early childhood educators throughout Louisiana. The term early childhood educator describes those responsible for the care and education of children from 0-5.
1) Describe what all children from birth to kindergarten should know and be able to do and their attitude about learning;
2) Are appropriate for each age group and for English language learners and children with disabilities and/or developmental delays;
3) Cover all Domains of School Readiness Research has consistently shown that there is a strong link between the quality of early childhood experiences and later school success.
To learn more about the standards, visit:
Early Childhood Standards