Families receiving a grant may choose from any approved On My Way Pre-K program enrolled with the Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning. On My Way Pre-K programs have demonstrated a commitment to high-quality early education and can be found in public and private schools, Head Start centers, licensed centers, licensed child care homes and faith- based registered ministries. All programs must also meet Child Care and Development Fund Eligibility requirements.
- Community-based programs including Head Start, licensed centers, licensed family homes and registered ministries must be rated at Level 3 or Level 4 on Paths to QUALITY.
- Public schools including charter schools must be rated Level 3 or Level 4 on Paths to QUALITY for Public Schools.
- Private or nonpublic schools must be accredited by a regionally or nationally approved state board of education accrediting body.