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.
The McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership has provided both training and technical assistance to states on improving the quality of early childhood program administration (leadership and management) through QRIS and professional development systems.
NITCCI has developed a QRIS Learning Community with 8 states to provide a forum for discussion, technical assistance, and development of resources specific to infant and toddler quality issues. They have worked with states on the planning of an Infant Toddler Specialist Network to assist the statewide implementation of QRIS by building collaborative technical assistance models to incorporate the quality specialist, child care health consultants and the infant toddler specialists for statewide QRIS implementation.
NAEYC has provided technical assistance to a variety of stakeholders in various stages of QRIS development. They have developed resources and materials to describe and advocate for linkages between NAEYC Accreditation for programs serving young children and for adult education programs and QRIS. They have also developed resources and tools for embedding concepts of cultural competence within QRIS criteria, as well as for programs participating in QRIS to assess and improve their levels of cultural competence.