Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) is a voluntary five–star quality rating system administered by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) and the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) that recognizes and promotes learning and development programs that meet quality standards over and above minimum health and safety licensing standards. The steps are based on national research identifying the program requirements that lead to improved outcomes for children.
SUTQ Program Standards are grouped in the following domains:
- Learning & Development
- Administrative & Leadership Practices
- Staff Qualifications & Professional Development
- Family & Community Partnerships
If you are interested in becoming rated, increasing your rating or just having someone come and review your efforts, please contact Sharon Harmon at 440-242-0413 ext. 226.