2018 QRIS National Meeting

2018 QRIS National Meeting

Join us for the 2018 QRIS National Meeting from July 16-18, 2018 in San Diego, California! Meet your peers from other states, share what you are doing and hear the latest research, learn about effective practices, innovations and big ideas in the development, implementation and revision of quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS) as part of a comprehensive early childhood system. The structure of the meeting will allow you to learn from leading experts and talk to your peers across the country about their successes and challenges. Click here to see the program and resources from last year's meeting which was called "an energizing professional development experience where the mood and focused attention to learning was palpable."


Registration:  Registration will be on a first come/first serve basis so register as soon as you can to reserve your seat at the meeting.  Take advantage of the early bird special and register by March 30. Listed below are registration fees and registration deadlines.  Your registration fee will include several meals and receptions and all meeting materials.

Early Bird Registration: $350/person - Ends March 30
Early Bird+Pre-Conference: $400/person – Ends March 30
Regular Registration: $500/person - Ends June 15
Regular+Pre-Conference: $575/person – Ends June 15
Late Registration: $750/person - Ends July 9
Late Registration+Pre-Conference: $850/person – Ends July 9

BUILD State Discount:  Participants from the BUILD states (IL, MI, MN, OH, OR, SC, WA) will receive a $100 discount off the early bird registration fee and should contact their BUILD state leads for more information or email [email protected]

Register for the meeting, pay via credit card (or check) and make your hotel reservations, all at the same time. 


Pre-Conference Sessions: We will be offering these sessions as part of the pre-conference in 2018. If you would like to participate in any of these, make sure you include this in your conference registration.  

Take advantage of this opportunity to learn the latest research and innovations related to quality rating and improvement systems and share ideas and strategies with your peers around the country! Register by March 30 to take advantage of the Early Bird Registration Fee!


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Sponsorship Opportunities:  Click here to view the options. If you’d like information on opportunities to be a sponsor of the QRIS National Meeting, please email Deb Stahl, [email protected].