CLASS Training and Observation Process

This powerpoint presentation was provided by Teachstone as part of the CLASS/QRIS Learning Community and focuses on the CLASS training and observation process, answering such questions as “How are staff selected? How is reliability ensured with the measures selected? How are time and costs estimated? How are multiple measures conducted?”

State Efforts to Address Obesity Prevention in Child Care Quality Rating and Improvement Systems

A new report by Altarum Institute provides an in-depth look at how states are incorporating obesity prevention into their Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRISs) for child care facilities. QRISs are a voluntary, comprehensive approach to improving the quality of early care and education programs and have recently become the focus of state early childhood obesity prevention efforts.