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The Chokio-Alberta Preschool program received a Four Star Rating through the Parent Aware Program from the state of Minnesota. To earn a Four Star Rating, programs are excelling in the use of most best practices in preparing kids for kindergarten.

Best practices include: exemplifies a truly engaged school readiness partner for parents, ongoing assessment of child’s progress, continually adapts lesson plans and goals to meet individual needs, regularly updates parents on child’s progress, trained on children’s developmental disabilities, communicates across cultures, and receives and documents on-going childhood-related education.

As with three star programs, programs must first meet all one and two star rating indicators before becoming eligible for a Four Star Rating. Programs earning four star rating are equipped to offer the very best in quality care, assuring parents that they are doing all they can to prepare their children for school.