The Executive Director holds a BS Degree in Early Childhood Education as well as an AS Degree in Early Childhood Education. Center Directors also hold Associate Degrees in Early Childhood Education. Teachers may have varying levels of education in early childhood learning. All teachers are involved with ongoing training in addition to passing an FBI background check and demonstrating compassion for working with children and a passion for teaching.
Both Little Bear and University Preschools are participating in Nevada Silver State Stars Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS), which has been developed to assess the level of quality in child care centers in Nevada and help families find high quality child care that fits their needs and the needs of their children. QRIS standards include quality indicators that expand on licensing requirements in the areas of: program policies and procedures; administration and staff development; health and safety; and family and community partners.