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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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To gain more insight into different strategies for shaping and implementing QRIS, the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) interviewed 48 child care center directors from nine states (FL, IL, IA, KY, ME, NC...
This brief by the National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement is an examination of current standards that apply to varied types of early care and education programs. It contains an overview of the types of program quality standards in States,...
This brief presents a policy blueprint for State early childhood professional development systems. An integrated system of professional development should unite the early childhood sectors (i.e., child care, Head Start, prekindergarten, public schools,...
This research-to-practice brief is intended to help policymakers, program managers, and practitioners learn how the newly released Family and Provider/Teacher Relationship Quality (FPTRQ) measures can be used to complement or supplement two approaches,...
This resource, which builds on Workforce Designs' four principles and six policy areas, provides a set of indicators to benchmark the quality and effectiveness of state early childhood professional development systems, stimulate strategic...
Many states are preparing for the possibility that President Obama's preschool plan calling for degreed teachers may become a reality, and are continuing to engage in efforts to revamp and expand their professional preparation and development systems. As...
A summary of an examination features of coaching and other on-site, individualized professional development strategies associated with positive outcomes for early childhood practitioners and children, based on a research review and a multi-case study of...
An examination features of coaching and other on-site, individualized professional development strategies associated with positive outcomes for early childhood practitioners and children, based on a research review and a multi-case study of coaching in...
Many states are preparing for the possibility that President Obama's preschool plan calling for degreed teachers may become a reality, and are continuing to engage in efforts to revamp and expand their professional preparation and development systems. As...
This chart from the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership details the director-level credentialing requirements in each state’s professional development and quality rating and improvement systems.