STARS Technical Assistance (TA) is an intensive, one-on-one service provided to an ECE or SAC facility to enable the program to meet specific Keystone STARS Performance Standards. This service is designed to help facilities improve program quality and thus move to the next STAR level.

Do you think S.P.O.D. is a creature from a horror movie?

Do you know what to do with the Early Learning Standards now that you have them?

Is your ECERS book sitting on your shelf collecting dust?

How can a STARS Technical Assistance Consultant help you?

STARS Technical Assistance can help your facility achieve specific Keystone STARS quality performance standards in these areas:

  • Staff Qualifications & Professional Development
  • Partnerships with Family & Community
  • Leadership & Management
  • Learning Program
  • Health & Safety
  • PA One Book: Calling Host Sites and Readers!

    Would you like to read the 2015 PA One Book Number One Sam at an early learning program in your community in April? CLICK HERE to sign up!

    Are you an early learning program who would like someone to come read Number One Sam to your children? CLICK HERE to become a host site! Please email Amy Rush at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for questions or more information.

  • Magic of Early Childhood Conference

    Saturday, May 2--La Salle University

    Northwest Philadelphia Childcare Director’s Group in partnership with the Southeast Regional Key. Special Guest Peter Moses, director of The Music Experience for Young Children, a national music enrichment program for early childhood since 1994. CLICK HERE for more information and registration.

  • Certification PLUS Mini-Conference

    Friday, May 1-- Greater Plymouth Meeting Community Center

    Hot Topics in Certification, new Mandated Reporter, CCIS Provider Self Service, Inclusion and more. Over lunch get answers to all your questions from a panel of experts representing DHS Certification, CCIS, Early Intervention and Keystone STARS! CLICK HERE for more information and registration form.

  • Family Child Care Entrepreneur Classes

    Mondays, April 13-May 18, 6:00PM-9:00PM--Public Health Management Corporation 

    Professional Development for family child care homes, group child care and small centers. Designed to help small business owners develop the basic skills they need to run a successful business. Participants can register on the PD registry before the event or show up on April 13th and support will be provided to register for the session. CLICK HERE for more information.

“After my five years with Keystone STARS, I have watched my staff advance in terms of professionalism.”

– John, Montgomery County

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