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Quality Improvement

Quality improvement systems focus on improving the quality of child care in all settings through quality rating and improvement systems and other quality improvement initiatives. The following resources provide information on common elements of quality improvement systems, including system planning and implementation; outreach, consumer education, and consumer engagement; provider supports and financial incentives; quality assurance and monitoring; and evaluation.

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This 2-pager provides key information about NCASE and details NCASE supports and services, organized in the areas of resource development and management, provision of training and technical assistance, and training and technical assistance coordination and collaboration.

Given the growing recognition of family child care (FCC) as a significant sector of the early care and education (ECE) field, there is a need for understanding effective quality improvement approaches that engage and sustain provider participation in regulatory systems and quality improvement...

This guide provides general information for those beginning to administer or oversee American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) CCDF programs, bringing together the technical and practical aspects of AI/AN CCDF administration. References to specific federal regulations and guidance documents

This fourth webinar in a six-part Hot Topics series supports States and Territories in identifying multiple strategies for building a supply of quality infant and toddler care, specifically in high-need areas.

The National Center for Early Childhood Quality Assurance, in partnership with the BUILD Initiative, worked with state teams in the process of reexamining the structure and operation of their quality initiatives system, including Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS).

This webinar, held Sept. 26, 2017, introduced three new resources from the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance that focus on building the supply of high quality family child care through staffed family child care (FCC) networks.

The third in a series of Hot Topics webinars, this session allows states to learn about practices used in the implementation of other states’ infant/toddler specialist networks, and explore these promising practices to identify potential opportunities for the

In early 2017, several states participated in a series of peer-to-peer calls to share experiences about the design and implementation of their infant/toddler specialist networks.The promising state practices listed in this resource are based on the information shared by state in

In August and September 2017, NCTECD hosted a series of regional Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) final rule cluster trainings.

In August and September 2017, NCTECD hosted a series of regional Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) final rule cluster trainings.

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