A discussion of how to build a QRIS that considers and honors the cultures of providers, children and families.
This webpage provides a chart regarding the use of NAEYC accreditation in QRIS and tiered reimbursement systems.
A brief that provides an overview of standards that could be incorporated into QRIS to begin to address making QRIS more cultural appropriate
Quality Rating and Improvement Systems that are Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate for Latinos and English Language Learners
A powerpoint presentation that provides guiding principles as well as recommendations for knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for effective bilingual teachers & QRIS rating specialists and makes recommendations for QRIS standards that support Latino children and families and English Language Learners
A summary of an examination of a strategy to promote school-age caregiving quality by adapting states' tiered QRS, which were designed primarily for early care providers, for providers serving school age children.
Stair Steps to Quality: A Guide for States and Communities Developing Quality Rating Systems for Early Care and Education
A guide for implementing a QRIS, including guidance for the early planning stage, the development and assessment of standards, the use of incentives to encourage quality improvement, the financing of the system, and the outreach to promote parental awareness of the system.
Please contact us with any questions regarding the QRIS National Learning Network