Training and technical assistance are available to all types of providers from local Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (CCR&Rs). Quality Specialists housed at local CCR&Rs offer technical assistance and consultation regarding the Quality Rating System (QRS). Quality Specialists can answer general questions about the QRS application process. They are available to help guide you through the QRS process for your type of child care. 

Find your local Quality Specialist by first finding your local Child Care Resource & Referral Agency. Once you have searched for your local CCR&R a list of their contact information including your QRS Specialist will be given.

Other supports available to providers include: Basic Transcripts Review (BTR), Professional Development Advisor (PDA) and i-Learning.

Providers may apply for Professional Development and Program Improvement/Accreditation Funds. Quality Counts Grants for equipment and facility improvements are also available through a grant writing process. Please contact your local CCR&R for further information.