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The National Resource Library contains resources on a variety of QRIS focus areas. You can search resources by topic, author, date and/or type.

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This Research-to-Policy Resource list by Child Care & Early Education Research Connections is a collection of publications written on early childhood career pathways and career ladders or lattices. Resources are grouped under 1) State...
This brief is based on findings from the ECE Higher Education Inventory conducted in several states: California, Indiana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island. This brief highlights the extent to which ECE teacher...
A result of collaboration between the Ounce of Prevention Fund and the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research, the Early Education Essentials measurement system is now available nationwide for use in early childhood school- and...
This brief introduces the Family and Provider/Teacher Relationship Quality (FPTRQ) measures for early care and education stakeholders. The brief introduces the constructs and elements included in the measures, the measures’ reliability, how the measures...
Interest in the quality of provider-family relationships in early care and education (ECE) settings has sharpened the focus on defining and measuring elements of these relationships across settings for program improvement purposes. In this brief, authors...
A study of the professional development and on-site assistance available to center- and home-based child care providers who participate in state quality rating and improvement systems, based on interviews with key informants in 17 states
This audi-conference address issues related to building integrated systems of workforce preparation and Quality Rating and Improvement Systems.
This brief from the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership focuses on the need to emphasize leadership development within an early childhood organization and to address leadership credentialing in QRIS. 
Number and Characteristics of Early Care and Education (ECE) Teachers and Caregivers: Initial Findings from the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE) describes the Early Care and Education (ECE) workforce data developed in the National...
Effective professional development is a key component of successful early learning programs, especially as the population of Latinos and English language learners (ELLs) continues to grow. Early childhood education (ECE) educators need the knowledge and...