NACCRRA supports CCR&R state networks and local agencies in their collaborations with states’ development and implement of quality rating and improvement systems and works with State Child Care Administrators upon request.
Quality Assist has worked with states on designing state-level technical assistance systems that include assessment of need and capacity; workforce development; accountability; optimizing resources; and system management. They have designed, developed and formalized a credentialing system for TA consultants based on knowledge and demonstrated competency and have developed a 50-hour course for technical assistance consultants and have developed training for mentors and coaches. Quality Assist has also conducted large scale evaluations of program quality.
The BUILD Initiative has supported states in outlining system goals, infrastructure needs, state-local roles and responsibilities and have supported states in developing provider outreach strategies, choosing quality measures, creating data quality assurances, developing evaluation strategies and creating culturally competent systems.