One quality domain of interest to program administrators and Quality Rating and Improvement System developers focuses on the relationships between families and providers. High quality family-provider relationships have been hypothesized to affect both child and family outcomes.
This evaluation brief is one in a series of evaluation briefs conducted on behalf of Kentucky STARS for KIDS NOW. Within this brief, you will find links to other reports written as part of Kentucky’s process evaluation. This particular evaluation brief is to inform a discussion of alternative rating structures for Kentucky STARS for KIDS Now. The brief provides a theoretical review of possible rating structures.
An examination features of coaching and other on-site, individualized professional development strategies associated with positive outcomes for early childhood practitioners and children, based on a research review and a multi-case study of coaching in quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS)