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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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Watch this brief overview of the Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework for Early Childhood Systems and related resources for Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Lead agencies, their disseminating networks, state administrators,...

The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) regulations require States, Territories, and Tribes to explain in their CCDF plans how they will provide outreach (i.e., increase awareness of available services) and promote the use of services among eligible families with limited English proficiency...

Effective outreach promotes families’ awareness of, access to, and use of early childhood care and education and comprehensive services.

Effective outreach promotes families' awareness of, access to, and use of early childhood care and education and comprehensive services.  States, territ...

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

Effective outreach promotes families' awareness of, access to, and use of early childhood care and education and comprehensive services. States, territories, tribes, and their partners can use this resource to enhance outreach to families experiencing homelessness.

This document provides the websites for states’ QRIS standards for 44 states (including the District of Columbia). The three local areas that are implementing a QRIS model are also included. QRIS quality standards assign ratings to programs that take part in QRIS.

This presentation outlines the role of innovation in early child care using three case studies. The resource shares unique challenges in child care and shares six field innovations.