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Welcome to the QUALITYstarsNY Resource Guide. Current participants undergoing the Standards Self-Study process and all New York early education providers interested in quality improvement are encouraged to explore this tool to gain a deeper understanding of the Standards and related documentation requirements.

Begin by selecting the Standard that best describe your program's setting. Then click into the Standard category and individual indicators for clarifications, key documents, and links to additional reading.

The Resource Guide was created by the Professional Development/Technical Assistance subgroup of the Early Childhood Advisory Council (ECAC) Work Group and is considered to be a continuously evolving project. Along with other professionals in the field, subgroup members of the ECAC consistently revise, collect and contribute new resources to this important body of knowledge.