Nov. 22, 2013
Oregon's Quality Rating and Improvement System's first batch of early childhood programs to receive their star rating were honored by the Early Learning Council during their November meeting. Council Chair, Pam Curtis read a letter from Governor Kitzhaber during the recognition that thanked and congratulated these first quality rated programs. Programs in attendance posed for pictures as they received their designation materials from Pam Curtis and Jada Rupley, Oregon's Early Learning Systems Director.
Nov. 4, 2013
Jada Rupley, Oregon's Early Learning Systems director, announced the names of the first 13 programs receiving star ratings for the Oregon Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) at the OregonAEYC Fall Conference in Portland on Oct. 11. The QRIS, which is a part of the Early Learning Challenge - Race to the Top grant is a means of assessing, improving, and communicating the level of quality of early childhood care and education providers in Oregon.
The QRIS staff from the TRI Center on Inclusion was recognized for their work in developing and field testing the process by Dawn Woods, a Quality Improvement manager at the Office of Child Care at the Oregon Department of Education.
The TRI Child Development Center (CDC) is a comprehensive program designed to serve all children seeking preschool and/or child care services regardless of race, color, disability or health status.
The CDC has provided quality care and education to young children aged 30 months to 6 years and their families for over 30 year.
The TRAC Curriculum was designed by the Center on Inclusion to enhance the skills of early childhood care and education providers. The curriculum, developed, evaluated and refined over the past 15 years, has proven quality and utility.
The following resources are made available by the Center on Inclusion to assist programs in developing or enhancing their inclusive services.
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