Infant/Toddler Quality Improvement Project

The Infant/Toddler Quality Improvement Project was established in 2004 to help improve the quality of care for infants and toddlers. Services offered to achieve these goals include:
              Specialized training and on-site technical assistance to child care providers working with infants and toddlers regarding any and all topics concerning caring for children
              Education materials to families and child care providers about the needs of infants and toddlers
              Resources such as articles, training events, and consultations to others working with programs serving infants and toddlers

For more information or to request services, contact Loraine Barker-Witkowski, Region 7 Infant/Toddler Specialist email.


School-Age Quality Improvement Project

The School-Age Qaulity Improvement Project is being phased out by the Division of Child Development and Early Education.


For more information about school age services, please contact:

Tina Williams, Child Care Connections Provider Specialist at (704) 487-7397 or email




Tammy McGailliard, Lead DECEE Licensing Consultant for Cleveland County at (828) 782-0718 or email



Healthy Social Behavior Project

The Healthy Social Behaviors project was established in 2004 and recognizes the need to provide services for preschool caregivers and works to improve the quality of care they provide.
The Healthy Social Behavior Specialist can provide:
            On-site consultation
            Workshops on classroom management and
            Provide assistance and education to classrooms struggling with behavior issues
            Provide education and implementation assistance with appropriate social emotional education
            Provide trainings and consultations on building relationships and addressing challenging behaviors
            Provide assistance in increasing the quality of your preschool program

For more information contact Pam Sigmon, Region 7 Healthy Social Behavior Specialist email


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