Contemporary Issues in Licensing: Quality Assurance in Child Care Licensing--ARCHIVED
This report focuses on activities, authority, and staffing as parts of a quality assurance system designed to ensure that child care licensing rules are applied consistently and fairly across a State. Topics include the qualifications and professional development of licensing staff and States’ strategies for achieving consistency in the child care licensing program (including interpretive guidelines, inter rater reliability studies, ongoing staff development, licensing data systems, observation by supervisors, and maintaining communication).
- Protecting Children's Health and Safety
- Licensing Administration
- Caseloads/Staffing Patterns/Quality Assurance for Monitoring
- Qualifications and Training of Monitoring Staff