On May 16, 2022, the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL)’s Bureau of Early Learning Policy and Professional Development released the ELRC 22-04: 2022 Keystone STARS Performance Standards and Program Manual announcement. The full announcement breaks down the updates to the standards from 2020 and provides updated documents including:
- the 2022 Keystone STARS Performance Standards;
- the 2022 Keystone STARS Program Manual;
- a crosswalk of the 2022 Performance Standards to previous version; and
- and additional corresponding documents.
NOTE: This becomes effective July 1, 2022, and will replace in ELRC 20 #12: Keystone STARS Performance Standards and Program Manual Announcement and all accompanying documents entirety.