140. Harnessing Parent Demand to Grow and Sustain QRIS Participation

Date: Thursday July 16, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Annapolis 1
Speakers: Leigh Bolick, South Carolina Division of Early Care and Education
Teresa Coles, Riggs Partners
Lorie Gardner, Mad Monkey
Ericca Maas, Parent Aware for School Readiness
Kelly Swanson, Pennsylvania Key

Minnesota, Pennsylvania and South Carolina will share their strategies for engaging families through QRIS in a variety of contexts and political climates. Presenters will discuss use of a quality-focused online search tool, an interactive web-based tool to help families make good choices, and a statewide consumer awareness campaign. Presenters will also discuss common challenges that prevent states from communicating with parents effectively.

Resources: application/pdf iconSession140PPTasPDF.pdf