Developmental Screens must be completed on all children within the first 45 days of enrollment. This agency uses Brigance Preschool Screen III published by Curriculum Associates for 3-4 year old children and Ages and Stages Questionnaire published by Brooks for birth to three-year-old children.
An identified curriculum must be implemented. This agency uses: Creative Curriculum by Diane Trister Dodge published by Teaching Strategies for center based programming and Parents as Teachers from the Parents as Teachers National Center for the Home Based programming.
The agency must assess progress for participants. This agency uses: Teaching Strategies Gold published by Teaching Strategies of Washington D.C. This agency assesses birth-4 year old children three times a year following the Iowa Department of Education check points dates.