As New York State’s Quality Rating & Improvement System (QRIS) for early childhood programs, QUALITYstarsNY is committed to helping early childhood programs overcome the unprecedented challenges presented by COVID-19. [...]
Early childhood programs interested in participating in QUALITYstarsNY must complete a few steps to prepare and complete the application process.
A visual overview of how QUALITYstarsNY works, and the value that the process has.
Check out our brochure for help finding and promoting quality early learning experiences for your child!
View this guide to the options you have for child care, with a breakdown of the different features of each.
The Aspire Registry is New York's registry for early childhood professionals. Joining has great benefits for both programs and staff, and is also required for participation in QUALITYstarsNY.
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New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer has released a new plan to improve services for children from birth through age 3 in NYC. The plan, NYC Under 3, examines [...]
New Report Explores Relationship Between Early Learning Work Environment and Program Quality in New York State
QUALITYstarsNY is one of three early childhood Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) profiled in a new report series, Teachers' Voices, published this week by Center for the Study [...]
QUALITYstarsNY Director Leslie Capello and Sherry Cleary, Executive Director of the New York City Early Childhood Professional Development Institute, discuss the importance of high quality early child care and [...]