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Tulare County Early Stars - for Educators

Early Stars connects you to parents in Tulare County who are looking for your services, while offering you a clear path toward improving quality. Get your stars today!

What it is

Early Stars is a first-of-its-kind program in Tulare County for licensed child care centers, family care providers and preschools serving children from birth to age five. Early Stars recognizes and supports the quality of your programs and connects parents with your services.

Tulare County Early Stars

What it offers

Early Stars is designed to be a powerful tool for early educators, providing:

  • an official assessment and easy-to-understand quality rating
  • ongoing support and training for quality improvement
  • a published listing in the Early Stars online directory accessed by parents and families
  • a reputation for quality that comes with the Early Stars name




Tulare County Office of Education
Early Stars Quality Rating and Improvement System
Lorena Castillo, Program Manager
7000 Doe Avenue, Suite C, Visalia, CA 93291 · · phone: (559) 651-0862