Elevate is the Office of Early Childhood’s (OEC) quality improvement system.

It’s for licensed and many license-exempt child care programs in family, group, and center-based settings.

Our system gives child care providers the tools and guidance they need to improve their programs over time at their own pace.

Get started with Elevate

Create a Program Plan

It’s a key step in reaching Member+ status. Your plan outlines how to get your program from where it is today to where you want to be. Learn how to create a plan.

Get customized support from our Service Navigators

Service Navigators are experienced guides who can talk about your program’s needs and direct you to resources. Connect with a Service Navigator.

Explore an Elevate focus area

How do you want to improve your program? Refresh your curriculum? Hire new staff? Upgrade your classroom? Learn about our 6 focus areas.

Get a $1,480 bonus for reaching Elevate Member+ status

If your early care and education program is one of the first 250 to reach Member+ status, you’ll get $1,480. Learn how to apply.


We can help. Connect with a Service Navigator to learn more about Elevate.

Last updated October 24, 2023