Path to Quality

The Path to Quality resource portal provides state system planners with step-by-step guidance and resources to develop quality afterschool systems including information on: (1) designing quality standards, (2) resources and tools aligned to quality standards, and (3) staff supports. It also includes a link to a 50-state afterschool network scan of quality systems updated in 2021 that offers direct links to: quality standards and guidelines, assessment tools, core knowledge and competencies, aligned professional development, credential systems, quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS), and skill-building initiatives.

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Systems Building
Professional Development
Quality Improvement
Tools, Standards, Evaluation
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
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