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Paths to QUALITY Home > Info for Public Schools Paths to Quality for Public Schools




Traditional public schools that choose to administer and offer preschool programs can now enroll in Paths to QUALITY using a pathway designed specifically for public schools. Participation in Paths to QUALITY offers many benefits including free onsite coaching, awards and incentives, support in achieving accreditation at Paths to QUALITY Level 3 or Level 4 eligibility to participate in the State's pre-k pilot program, On My Way Pre-K.

To enroll in Paths to QUALITY, preschool classrooms in public schools must meet the Provider Eligibility Standards (PES) with CCDF and demonstrate that the school building is meeting the State Fire Marshall, State Board of Health and School Lunch Program standards for sanitation and safety. Click here to see standards and to download new or renewal PES packets and checklists for schools. There is also a step-by-step webinar to assist schools in the completion of the PES packet with CCDF and PES team contact information by county.

To begin the application process, complete the forms below and return them to the Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning.

Completed applications can be mailed to the address below:

TCC Software Solutions
P.O. Box 1186
Indianapolis, IN 46206-1186

or emailed to
or faxed to 317.972.0351 TOLL FREE 1.866.642.8002

Questions may also be directed to or 317.638.7095 or TOLL FREE 1.866.921.6623


PowerPoint On My Way Pre-K and Title I funds (11/13/2014)

Guidance for LEAs using Title I funds and On My Way Pre-K funds

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