"Quality Rated" Discovery Point Child Development Centers Officially in Program

November 01, 2013 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA, Ga – Discovery Point Child Care Centers are pleased to announce that 14 centers are officially Quality Rated with many more in the process. Quality Rated has committed to improve and designate levels of quality in child care facilities.

Current list of Quality Rated Discovery Point Child Development Centers in Georgia:

DP01, Gisela & Ron Adamsdp_press_release_quality_related
DP03, Michelle Malizioso
DP07, Cindee George
DP25, Jennifer Walsh & Robbin Plesher
DP32, Flo Scutt
DP37, Ruth Ann Kansky
DP40, Linda & John Rack
DP43, Jennifer Bailey & Angela Cohran
DP46, Pauline Webster
DP53, Jennifer Hodges, Director
DP59, Marie Cruse, Director
DP61, Beverly & Tim Johnson
DP63, Michelle Wasson
DP65, Sandi Bryant, Director

First lady Sandra Deal, left, and Gov. Nathan Deal pose for a photo with early care and education providers after a press conference promoting the state’s Quality Rated program at the Georgia State Capitol, Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Atlanta. Quality Rated is a voluntary system for assessing the quality of early care and education programs through a star-rating program. (AP Photo/Jaime Henry-White)

Any child care program participating in Quality Rated has agreed to meet standards that exceed Georgia’s licensing requirements and is committed to improving the quality of care. After the rigorous application process has been completed, stars are awarded based on independent observations and after reviewing a portfolio that confirms the program meets standards above and beyond the requirements.

After meeting its first year goal of 700 child care programs, Quality Rated has an impressive 1,500 programs currently enrolled and counting. As of July 2013, families are now able to verify if a provider is voluntarily agreeing to meet higher standards by participating in Quality Rated and to see the quality rating they have achieved by visiting the Bright from the Start website at www.decal.ga.gov.

Diane Clarke, late co-founder and Vice President of Discovery Point Franchising, an early adopter of Quality Rated stated, "Quality is the basis on which our Discovery Point Centers were founded. When you visit our centers, you will notice quality in building and equipment, in personnel, in pride of ownership, and in training and education of staff. We are honored to work with DECAL (Department of Early Care and Learning) in this partnership to launch the Quality Rated program in the state of Georgia. We know how beneficial it will be to have that dedicated support from DECAL as the centers work through the QR initiatives. We have pledged to devote time and energies to assist DECAL in making this program strong."

About Discovery Point

Based in Duluth, Georgia, Discovery Point Franchising, Inc. is a leading child development franchisor in the southeastern United States. Discovery Point has 55 world-class child development centers in Georgia, Florida, and Tennessee, providing creative instruction and imaginative play for children. Founded in 1988, Discovery Point has provided quality childcare for families and offers franchisees a proven formula for success. For more information: www.discoverypoint.com and www.discoverypointfranchise.com.

SOURCE Discovery Point

Contact:

Cindy Siegel
Director of Operations
Discovery Point Franchising, Inc.
(678) 622-2112 x110
csiegel@discoverypoint.com

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