Quality Improvement Rating Information System (QRIS): Licensed child care programs go through a program rating every 3 years (voluntarily) working to achieve a Quality Rating (Level 1 = licensing, Level 2 = more training; level 3-5 is considered high quality). This program provides technical assistance from the QI coach to become licensed, update child care provider data base, and work to increase quality.

Primary Role of Program in Early Childhood Systems:

Direct Service

Service Area(s):

Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande, Saguache

Population(s) Served:

Caregivers, Teachers

Outcome-Based Activities The Program/Initiative Provides:

Health & Well-Being

Settings and practices promote strong relationships, social and emotional development, appropriate nutrition and physical activity
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Health & Well-Being

All environments are safe, free of toxins, have affordable foods and offer physical activity
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Learning & Development

Education, coaching and ongoing training exist for caregivers, teachers and other professionals
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Learning & Development

Learning experiences and environments are high quality, developmentally appropriate and affordable
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Program evaluates effectiveness of activities and services:


Organization Details:
(SLV) Early Childhood Council San Luis Valley

401 Santa Fe Avenue
P.O. Box 1030
Alamosa, Colorado 81101

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ECLC Framework Matrix: Outcomes > access, quality and equity