On December 14, 2010, the EEC Board approved the QRIS Standards unanimously. The updated QRIS standards have a strong link to evidence based research and are more streamlined. Highlights of the QRIS key activities and related information pertaining to the development of the MA QRIS System to date, is offered below.
QRIS Research & Evaluation Studies
EEC worked with an Evaluator to gather data regarding the evidence base of each QRIS Standard and documentation requirement and engaging Pilot participants and interested stakeholders in providing feedback regarding the Provisional Standards (September - December 2010) and other key components of the FY2010 Provisional System.
- Massachusetts' Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) Provisional Standards Study: Final Report
Final Evaluation Report, March 2011
- Executive Summary, March 2011
- Presentation: The Development of the Massachusetts' QRIS (12/22/2010)
- Presentation: QRIS Provisional Standards Revision Process (presented November 30, 2010)
This presentation includes information about the revision process, how the QRIS standards reflect research, evidence and best practice, and describes how the revised standards are measured (documentation).
Information provided by the Department of Early Education and Care. Created: January 20, 2011