QUALITYstarsNY has launched a newly redesigned website! As New York State’s Quality Rating & Improvement System for early childhood, QUALITYstarsNY strives to provide critical information to the early childhood community that ensures educators can create high quality programs and families can trust the level of quality in the programs they choose. The new qualitystarsny.org is designed to be easy-to-use with new content and enhanced features for providers, parents, and stakeholders across New York’s early childhood community.

New Features & Content

Interactive Map of Participating Programs

Our new interactive map can help families find early childhood programs participating in QUALITYstarsNY in their area. By participating in QUALITYstarsNY, programs demonstrate a commitment to excellence and are supported with a range of resources and expert guidance to create the best program they can for the children and families they serve. » Search the Map.

News & Resources

Bookmark our new blog section for the latest articles and updates from QUALITYstarsNY. The News section also offers helpful resources for both providers and parents. » Read the latest articles.

Parent Resources

Check out our new Parents section for information and resources to help families identify high quality practices in an early childhood program setting and navigate the process of choosing a quality early childhood program that matches their family’s needs. » Visit the Parents section.

Provider Content

The new website offers content to help providers understand the QUALITYstarsNY Program Standards as well as the benefits of joining QUALITYstarsNY and what participation looks like. We also have a new online questionnaire that program leaders can complete to learn more about how to apply to participate in QUALITYstarsNY or Start with Stars. » Visit the Providers section.

This project was supported in part by the Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five Initiative, Grant Number 90TP0019-01-01, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Care.