Supporting Babies Through Quality Rating Improvement Systems (QRIS)
Supporting Babies Through QRIS is a series of documents developed by ZERO TO THREE’s Policy Center to help ensure that Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) are supporting the unique developmental needs of infants and toddlers.
The documents present a national review of states’ and jurisdictions’ QRIS that have been implemented statewide and illustrates some examples of QRIS standards and supports that have been included across the nation to help programs promote young children’s development and learning.
Resources and Tools
The intended audience for these documents includes professionals involved in the development, administration, and implementation of QRIS. Learn more about QRIS standards and supports in other states and how they can be created or modified to purposefully support infants and toddlers.
This tool helps states and jurisdictions identify the strengths, opportunities, and gaps in a coordinated system of quality improvement for programs serving infants and toddlers.
This report provides a national scan of the operational status of U.S. states’ and jurisdictions’ QRIS, as well as links to their QRIS standards and tools.
In an attempt to ensure that programs are delivering high-quality services for young children, many states and jurisdictions are developing QRIS to measure or assess the quality of early care and lea…
This webinar presented ZERO TO THREE’s newly created Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) self-assessment tool and discussed ways to help states and jurisdictions identify QRIS components th…