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Bright Start Child Care & Preschool, Inc. of Homewood has been awarded the Silver Circle of Quality designation from ExceleRate Illinois. 

“We are proud to receive the Silver Circle of Quality,” said Vanita Wells of Bright Start, 1800 Ridge Rd. “Providing quality in early learning and development will help our children in Homewood be better prepared for success in school and in life.”

ExceleRate Illinois, administered through the Illinois Network of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, is a comprehensive system that includes licensed children care centers, licensed family child care, preschool for all and center-based prevention initiative programs, Head Start and Early Head Start programs. 

The goal of ExceleRate Illinois is to help families make more informed choices about their children’s early learning. It establishes standards to help infants, toddlers and preschoolers develop intellectually, physically, socially and emotionally.

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