The Benefits of Spark For Your Program

How Spark benefits early care and education professional

Spark is a statewide resource that is helping early care and education professionals continue improving the quality of care they provide.

Spark offers professional development and coaching and gives you access to resources, including funding to make improvements to your program. 


Spark is Still Growing in Oregon

Years providers have been participating in Spark to improve quality
Spark Early Learning Programs in Oregon
Early Learning Programs in Oregon

The Vital Need for Early Care and Learning

You Play an Important Role in Helping Children

As a child care provider, you play an important role in the development of children in your care. From birth through age 5 children experience rapid brain development that requires kind, consistent caregivers who willingly partner with their parents to provide high quality learning opportunities.

Are You Curious About the Spark Process?

Are you interested in participating in a system that recognizes what you already do well and wants to help you make improvements for the children and families in your program? Spark offers you a variety of supports to help improve your child care business, including help from Quality Improvement Specialist and financial support to help you improve your program. If you are interested, keep reading to find out more about Spark!

The Steps For Participating in Spark

Want to Learn More?


Contact your local child care resource and referral agency. A Quality Improvement Specialist will give you the information you need to get started and provide support and resources throughout the process. Click here for more information about your region.


Interested Participant Resources

A wide variety of supports are available to help you. Please take advantage of the resources you need to help you succeed.