CAYL Catalyst Webinar Series

Episode #22

December 1, 2022 | 4:00pm - 5:00pm ET

Quality Rating & Improvement Systems - Impacts and Possibilities

CAYL Catalyst - Webinar Series, Episode #22


Are Quality Rating & Improvement Systems positively impacting equity, quality, and outcomes for children? Are they meeting the needs of practitioners, families, and administrators?

As we move forward – how can practitioner voices be included in the conversation around adapting quality rating systems for early childhood education? What is the best next step towards getting involved?

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Contact Information:

Ronnie Herndon


Dr. Kelly Etter


Guest Host:

Dr. Jerlean Daniel, Co-Chair of NAEYC's Black Caucus, Former Executive Director of NAEYC

Ronnie Herndon - Director, Albina Head Start

Dr. Kelly Etter - Vice President of Early Childhood Equity Initiatives, Policy Equity Group

Kimberly Tice - Executive Director, OhioAEYC


QRIS: Building the Case for Knocking it Down (Policy Equity Group) 

Language of Appeasement (Inside Higher Ed)

A Critical Analysis of Racial Disparities in ECE Subsidy Funding (Education Policy Analysis Archives)

Low Income Child Care Subsidies Distribution in the State of Mississippi (memo to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights)

The race problem in Mississippi daycares (The Hechinger Report)


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