Quality Assurance Report

Quality Assurance Report

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Missouri is embarking on a process to develop an early learning quality assurance report. The goal is to provide a continuous quality improvement process for early learning programs and to provide families with consumer education about the quality of early learning programs.

Information & Resources

To ensure children have access to the benefits of high-quality early childhood care and education, OOC is committed to supporting all interested programs in improving the quality of their offerings.

Interested in participating? Join the MO Quality Assurance Report program!

Program participants receive:

  • Coaching to support quality teaching practices and goals
  • CLASS assessments, reflection, and feedback
  • Support information and resources through myTeachstone

All programs operating in Missouri are eligible to apply:

  • Licensed family child care
  • Child care centers
  • Group child care homes
  • Community-based early learning programs
  • Faith-based early learning programs
  • School district programs

Use the link below to apply today!


You will be contacted when space is available in the QAR program. We appreciate your continued commitment to quality early learning programs in our state.

If you have questions about your application or program enrollment, please contact Melissa Newkirk, Project Coordinator, at newkirkm@umkc.edu.