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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 1-page handout provides recommendations and strategies for preparing, engaging, and supporting family involvement in state-level meetings.
As quality rating and improvement systems (QRISs) increasingly become the key strategy for improving the quality of early care and education, it is critical to understand and examine how such systems define quality, the benchmarks used to indicate...
To support the Office of Child Care’s and the Office of Head Start’s priority of a strong early childhood (EC) and school-age (SA) workforce, the PDW Center developed the Strengthening the EC and SA Workforce briefs, guide, presentation, and tool. These...
The Big Picture Planning Guide is designed to support a cross-sector, state-level planning process that leads to a single, integrated, professional development system, across all early childhood sectors. The planning guide provides a four-step sequence...
An exploration of goals for the professional development of early childhood educators, and an inquiry into effective practices for achieving these goals, based on a review of studies on professional development programs and their practices
This brief describes the process of measuring cultural sensitivity in the Family and Provider/Teacher Relationship Quality project. Researchers measuring cultural sensitivity in other fields may also find the information contained within this brief...