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QRIS

Explore resources related to creating and implementing a quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) for programs that includes quality standards beyond licensing, supports for child care providers to improve quality, financial incentives, program quality assessments and monitoring, and consumer education.

QRIS Information Products

The Provider Cost of Quality Calculator (PCQC) is an easy-to-use, dynamic Web-based tool from the Office of Child Care’s (OCC) National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement (NCCCQI), available for use by state and territory policymakers to help them understand the costs associated with high-q

The Provider Cost of Quality Calculator (PCQC) is an easy-to-use, dynamic Web-based tool from the Office of Child Care’s (OCC) National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement (NCCCQI), available for use by state and territory policymakers to help them understand the costs associated with high-q

This PowerPoint presentation, used for regional Webinars, describes the requirements for consumer education Web sites and online inspection reports under the CCDBG Act of 2014.

This PowerPoint Presentation was presented as part of the Understanding the Potential of the Provider Cost of Quality Calculator National Webinar conducted in March 2015.

The Benchmarks for Quality Improvement Self-Assessment Tool can help States and Territories assess their current status and measure progress in implementing program quality improvement systems.

The Benchmarks for Quality Improvement (BQI) were developed to assist States and Territories in assessing and measuring progress in program quality improvement systems and to assess their current status in improving their early education and school-age care quality.

A quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) is a systemic approach to assess, improve, and communicate the level of quality in early and school-age care and education programs.

A quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) is a systemic approach to assess, improve, and communicate the level of quality in early and school-age care and education programs.

Program quality standards reflect the structure and practices of programs to provide safe, legal, and effective services to children.