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One Relationship at a Time
QS2 congratulates Rose Gerard,Gold Star
owner of Small Treasures Group Family Day Care,
for achieving Accreditation with the
National Association for Family Child Care.
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CDA Graduation


With over 65 years of combined experience in the field of early childhood education QS2 prides itself in preparing hundreds of successful CDA candidates, preparing both center based programs and family child care providers in successfully achieving NAEYC and NAFCC Accreditation, mentoring Head Start programs in federally mandated Performance Standards, producing the first National Administrator Credential course graduates in New York State, and proud to serve as observers, technical assistance providers, and workshop presenters with Quality Stars New York.

  Congratulations to Our CDA Graduates:
Gem B, Lisa C, April G, Kerry K-J, Tammy R, Deborah R, Mona M, Nircia S, Jesusa U-D, Beatriz P, Carlos P, Jorge P, Patricia S, Stephanie S, Kelly B, Deanna H, Queen C, Annette H, Regime C, Patricia M, Shirley O, Lourdie O, Jackie D, Rose G, Megan A, Janiva J, Maggie M, Ashley A, Ycelsa A, Carolyn C, Leonidas C, Ivan D, Stephanie H, Daysi P, Mary P, Johanna S, Heidy T, Maria V, Jessica C, Kaitlyn L, Jelissa P, Jennifer E, Sarwat H, Mildred M, Figen P, Rose S, Juliana S, Deborah W, Linda M, Angela M, Krystal Y. . .

  Congratulations to Our NAC Graduates:
Christine C, Alma C, Stacy C, Ana F, Felice F, Tawanda G, Michele N, Kim R, Kathleen R, Angela S, Zeina A-S, Jennifer S, Deborah S, Valerie U, Laura B, Mary D, Kathleen H, Tina W. . .


Our Workshops

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QS2 offers an extensive range of training covering all aspects of early care and education. Our staff and program development workshops are customized to meet the needs of child care center staff, family and group family providers, school age child care staff, as well as home visitors. The array of staff development opportunities can be suitable for people new to the field as well as for the seasoned director or long time business owner. QS2 strives to deliver training in a hands-on and meaningful atmosphere and to accommodate all types of learners. Professional development opportunities include face to face training in a mixed group setting, on-site training customized to meet your program's needs and requirements, consultation, technical assistance and mentoring delivered on-site and on-line training. All of our workshops meet the training requirements of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services as well as the New York State Core of Body Knowledge Competency Areas.



Our Staff

Camille Lachar-Lofaro

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Every member of our staff has an extensive education and supplemental training in the field of Early Child Care and Education. At QS2 we pride ourselves in our commitment to ongoing continuous education. All of our trainers attend workshops, conferences, webinars, and train-the-trainer series given across the country in an effort to stay current and up-to-date in research and topics that impact our field. We each have a broad background of additional experience in adjacent complementary fields that gives us a unique insight into the needs of child care providers whether home or center based.

Our staff certifications include
  • NYS Health and Safety
  • National Safety Council Pediatric First Aid and CPR
  • Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect (PCAN)
  • Program for Infant Toddler Care (PITC)
  • Eco-Healthy Child Care
  • Dimensions Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom
We also have staff trained in:
  • Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale (ECERS)
  • Infant Toddler Environmental Rating Scale (ITERS)
  • Family Child Care Environmental Rating Scale (FCCERS) observation
  • National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) Accreditation observation


Additional Resources

Nassau County AEYC

Suffolk County AEYC

We strongly recommend joining and becoming involved with one of the two local AEYC chapters here on Long Island.


Recommended Reading

The Biting Solution by Lisa Poelle, M.A.

The Expert's No-Biting Guide for Parents, Caregivers, and Early Childhood Educators

"A must-have book for parents and teachers of young children. . . The examples of actual situations and customized solutions clearly illustrate how to use this method with children of different ages. A great tool for anyone living or working with young children!"
     - Stephanie Dockweiler, M.A.

The Biting Solution, Lisa Poelle  
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