Spark, formerly known as Oregon’s Quality Rating and Improvement System or QRIS, is a statewide program that raises the quality of child care across the state. Spark recognizes, rewards and builds on what early childhood care and education professionals are already doing well. It helps ensure children in Spark programs are ready for kindergarten by connecting providers with coaching, professional development and resources that they can put into practice with confidence. Many kinds of providers and educators participate in Spark, from large centers to in-home care, working with children from birth through school age. Start your journey today and take advantage of the benefits of becoming a Spark program.
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