QUALITYstarsNY is New York State’s Quality Rating and Improvement System for early childhood programs. QUALITYstarsNY is designed to provide the support programs need to enhance the quality of early childhood education for New York’s children and families. Programs participating in QUALITYstarsNY earn a rating of 1-5 Stars every three years and receive access to a range of resources to improve and sustain quality. The core focus of QUALITYstarsNY is to help early childhood programs in all regulated settings engage in continuous quality improvement so they can best serve young children and their families.