Browse State Resource Library

The State Resource Library contains resources developed by states to support their QRIS implementation. You can search resources by state and/or state resource type.

State: Any Resource Type: Quality Improvement & Technical Assistance

Pennsylvania

This is a tool specifically developed for program team use after completion of an ITERS-R self-assessment and/or after receiving ITERS-R Summary Reports from an outside assessor. The purpose of this tool is to help programs get started in looking at...
A report about the details and status of the Keystone STARS Program from 2010
This site provides a list of tools & resources for centers, family child care and group day care homes.
Systems alignment within government alone will not suffice. To achieve their child outcome goals, states must also align systems among service providers. In this instructive paper, Louise Stoney uses the work of Pennsylvania’s Office of Child Development...
This is a tool specifically developed for program team use after completion of a SACERS self-assessment and/or after receiving SACERS Summary Reports from an outside assessor. The purpose of this tool is to help programs get started in looking at their...

Rhode Island

Rhode Island set out to explore the cost of operating quality early learning programs in 2012. The overarching goal of this effort is to develop a set of recommended financial incentives and supports to promote quality improvement and sustain high...

Texas

The importance of quality early education experiences for children ages 0-5 has been well-documented with 90% of brain development occurring by age 5. This study (published by the Center for Nonprofit Management and commissioned by Camp Fire First Texas...
Where Do We Go From Here: Charting Next Steps (A Strategic Plan For a Texas Quality Rating and Improvement System) This report, released by the Texas Early Learning Council, outlines the state’s strategic implementation for a QRIS and also explains the...

Virginia

The Mentors Toolkit was created to share best practice ideas and resources for mentors in order to build upon the quality of mentoring and to improve the uniformity of mentoring.