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Quality Achievement Awards (QAA)


Quality Achievement Awards (QAA)

Programs that become Step Up To Quality Rated and maintain their Star Rating are eligible to receive an annual Quality Achievement Award.  The amount of the award is based on a program's Star Rating, total enrollment and the number of subsidized served at the program.  

The purpose of the award is to help programs maintain and improve the quality of early care and education and afterschool service at the program site. 

Please click here to view QAA information for Centers. 

Please click here to view QAA information for Family Child Care.
QAA Budget Information

  1. Quality Achievement Award budget information from Ohio Child Care Resource and Referral Association (OCCRRA)
  2. Put in Key Word: QAA
  3. Please note:  As of July 2011, Programs will be required to submit QAA budgets and reconciliations using QAA online.                                                  More information can be found on the link above for OCCRRA.