Partners for Quality
Application & Review Process
Partners for Quality Application (Center–Based Providers)
Licensed and license-exempt (e.g., Cal-SAFE) center-based programs serving children birth to three with at least 5 participants (including a program administrator) are eligible to apply for PITC Partners for Quality training. Participants must work with children at least 20 hours a week to qualify to participate in training and be eligible for professional growth incentives. There is a minimum of 5 staff, and maximum of 10, per group. PITC PQ requires verification from the center to determine eligibility for services. Verification includes:
- A copy of the center's license, AND
- A list of infant/toddler staff who are cleared as part of the license
Note: If the program is license-exempt, documentation that the participants have Trust Line clearance or other fingerprint clearances will be requested.
Download center-based application: Partners for Quality Application (Center-Based Only) (PDF)
Partners for Quality Application (Resource and Referral Agencies, Family Child Care Associations and Groups of Family Child Care Providers)
Resource and Referral Agencies, Family Child Care Associations and groups of licensed family child care providers caring for children birth to three, at least 20 hours a week, are eligible to apply for PITC Partners for Quality training. There is a minimum of 5 providers, and maximum of 10, per group. Partners for Quality will require verification from each participant that they are providing care. Verification could include:
- A copy of the FCC license, OR
- Documentation of Trust Line clearance
Download: Parent Verification Letter of FCC Services (PDF)
Download FCC application: Partners for Quality Application (R&R, FCC Associations) (PDF)
Download FCC application (Spanish-Language Version): Partners for Quality Application (R&R, FCC Associations) - Spanish-Language Version (PDF)
Applications for Services are reviewed upon receipt by the PITC Partners for Quality Regional Coordinator. Each application is reviewed based on its completeness. If for some reason the application does not meet the requirements to receive subsidized services through the Partners for Quality program, a fee-for-service option is available.
If you need assistance in completing the application or have questions about PITC PQ Services, contact your assigned PITC PQ Coordinator.
Please submit a completed application to the Regional Coordinator in your area.
A confirmation letter will be sent to you when a PITC PQ Infant/Toddler Specialist has been matched to your organization. Accompanying the confirmation letter will be a Host Organization Policies and Procedures Packet.