This presentation, from the 2016 BUILD QRIS National Meeting, describes how leaders from Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and a national organization use web-based tools and resources to support their work.
Report February 1, 2023
The BUILD Initiative is a national effort that advances state work on behalf of young children (prenatal through five), their families, and communities. BUILD staff partner with early childhood state leaders focused on early learning, health and nutrition, mental health, child welfare, and family support and engagement to create the policies, infrastructure, and cross-sector connections necessary for quality and equity. BUILD provides consultation, planning, and tailored implementation assistance, learning opportunities, resources, and cross-state peer exchanges. These efforts help state leaders improve and expand access to quality and promote equitable outcomes for our youngest children.
Broadening Policy for Mixed Delivery: Incorporating Montessori Programs in State Quality Improvement Systems
Report January 12, 2023
The Montessori Public Policy Initiative (MPPI) and the BUILD Initiative have partnered on this document to support states as they work toward including successful and long-standing pedagogically driven models such as Montessori. This report identifies several areas where minor modifications to QIS rubrics can ensure that quality is correctly captured for Montessori programs.
Archived Meeting Resources January 10, 2023
This session was presented during BUILD 2022 National Conference.