Overview of the Massachusetts Quality Rating and Improvement System

A series of QRIS Informational sessions have been taking place across the Commonwealth about the MA QRIS. To view or print a copy of the QRIS Informational session presentation.

QRIS Program Manager User Guides and Instructions

How to Access QRIS Program Manager.

EEC QRIS Program Manager User Guide (posted 01-21-2011)

Information for FCC Systems to Receive Consent from FCC to assist with QRIS Application process

QRIS Application and Self Assessment References

These documents outline the QRIS Standards, measurement methods, documentation types and titles that can be used to assist programs in responding to questions in the QRIS Program Manager Online QRIS Application and Self Assessment (These documents are only for reference).

Center/School Based QRIS Application and Self Assessment PDF for reference

Family Child Care QRIS Application and Self Assessment PDF for reference

After School /Out of School Time Program QRIS Application and Self Assessment PDF for reference

QRIS Measurement Tools

All programs participating in QRIS are required to use QRIS Measurement tools at Level 2, Level 3 and Level 4 as part of their QRIS self-assessment process. These QRIS Measurement tools are used to effectively measure process quality indicators(teacher-child interactions) and structural quality indicators (program administration & leadership) consistently. The links below provide additional information about the QRIS Measurement Tools used by each of the QRIS Program Types.

Complete List of QRIS Measurement Tools and related links

Center-based / School Based Programs - Measurement Tools

Family Child Care - Measurement Tool

After School / Out of School Time Programs - Measurement Tools

QRIS Documentation Resources

These resources offer additional information about QRIS documentation expectations as related to the QRIS Standards and criteria to assist programs in responding to questions in the QRIS Program Manager Online QRIS Application and Self Assessment.

Meeting EEC Licensing Requirements for License-Exempt Programs

Requesting a QRIS Exemption

QRIS Self-Assessment and Documentation Submission Quick Guide

Links to Related EEC Resources

EEC Licensing Regulation

EEC Core Competencies

Infant Toddler Learning Guidelines
  PQ Registry

QRIS Program Manager (QPM)


Information provided by the Department of Early Education and Care . Created: January 21, 2011. Updated: March 30, 2011