This document presents 2005 preliminary findings on Greater Kansas City, Missouri's quality rating system for child care programs. Data indicate significant improvements in learning environment, family partnerships, and total points. Significant improvements were also noted for receptive language and social skills.
This Technical Assistance Self-Assessment Workbook was developed to assist Tribal child care administrators and providers in assessing their unique situations and technical assistance needs. The workbook includes the following sections: (1) policies/practices/caregiver training, (2) building and premises, and (3) infection control. In each section, there are subsections and minimum standards. Next to each standard is a place for individuals to share their concrete experiences and technical assistance needs.