Program Consulting

In today’s environment of increased accountability combined with the science of brain development and the influence of program and provider quality on both, PCG offers practical strategies and processes for ensuring not only program compliance, but program growth and the achievement of both child and program outcomes.

PCG offers a wide-range of consulting services that can be customized to the program, county, regional, or state level. Our consulting team is experienced across the field of early childhood programming and offers:

Services Include


Analysis of Program Design


Program models can contribute or detract from achieving funding and program goals. PCG helps states and local agencies make investments in policies and program design models that work.

Evaluation of Operational Structure


Service delivery and equal access matter! PCG can assist with a developing a focused strategy for ensuring access for all children and families.

Training and Technical Assistance


The ability of any organization to accomplish its mission depends on a knowledgeable and skilled workforce. The PCG team offers subject matter expertise in content areas, program administration and leadership, and will work with local programs and state agencies to customize trainings, conduct local needs assessments, and implement system-wide training initiatives.

Strategies for Local Systems Coordination


Build successful coordination across early childhood programs, funders, and sectors to ensure positive outcomes for children, families, and communities. PCG can help analyze the local landscape, identify collaboration opportunities and barriers, and help create systems designed to support children and families.

Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) Support


Measuring and improving quality matters! PCG has supported several QRIS initiatives, including media campaigns to promote stakeholder and provider engagement, and evaluation of QRIS.

Child Care Licensing Supports and Evaluation


Differential Monitoring planning, licensure alignment with national standards, and more!