Monitoring & Accountability

Quality Counts Website

Quality Counts is a voluntary improvement system that reviews early learning programs according to clearly defined, high quality standards. We offer supports and incentives to help providers reach their goals and improve the quality of early care and education programs in Miami-Dade County.

Texas Rising Star Website

The Texas Rising Star (TRS) Website is a comprehensive source for providers and parents regarding the TRS Program.  The web site includes an overview of the TRS Program, consumer education information for parents regarding quality child care, the full TRS Guidelines as well as facility and classroom assessment tools.

Points Scale Guidance

This guide provides support and direction for Quality First participants going through our Points Scale Assessment which reviews overall Administrative Practices in the areas of Curriculum, Child Assessment, Ratio & Group Sizes, and Staff Qualifications.

Quality for ME

This guide includes information on quality rating systems, how to get answers and program guides.