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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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Presented at the Virtual Infant/Toddler & School-Age Care Institute, this interactive webinar focused on the supports needed by FCC Providers. It examined state policies, systems, and technical assistance strategies to assist FCC providers in the provision of high-qua...

The National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance presents a new training-of-trainers curriculum series, Strengthening Business Practices for Child Care...

Action is needed to ensure that family child care remains a strong, healthy component of the early childhood education system.

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This fact sheet describes the numbers and types of organizations responsible for the administration and management of a QRIS as well as their responsibilities and types of agreements

This is a series of fact sheets about the state of quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS). Data are from the Quality Compendium, a catalog of the QRIS operating in the United States.

This webinar explores strategies for understanding your family child care (FCC) population and reaching out to and engaging FCC providers; and, outlines supports and services that can help improve the access to and sustainability of...

The State Capacity Building Center's Infant/Toddler Specialist Network is hosting a series of webinars on the third...

The 2016 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) final rule outlines regulations for implementing the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 and administering the CCDF program.

This fact sheet describes the QRIS family-engagement indicators and stakeholder-engagement campaigns implemented in 2017.