Early Childhood Education Quality Council (ECEQC)

The Early Childhood Education Quality Council (ECEQC) is an independent, grassroots initiative that was formed in 1993.

Its mission is to support high-quality early care and education within urban child care programs in the city of Rochester, New York.


  • Early care and education urban programs serving 2,000 children and their families


  • To promote and maintain quality standards within programs
  • To advocate on behalf of children and families
  • To strengthen bonds between parents, centers, and the community
  • To provide mutually beneficial support among centers


  • Financial resources to maintain quality standards
  • Professional development for administrators and staff
  • Accreditation facilitation services
  • Connection to community initiatives
  • Collegial relationships and mutual support
  • Cultural and recreational experiences for children

Practices and Policies:

  • Governance by elected officers
  • Administrative support by paid part-time staff
  • Yearly dues for membership benefits
  • Monthly membership meetings during the school year


(585) 295-1000 (phone)
(585) 295-1090 (fax)
(877) 888-7647 (toll-free)


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