COLORADO SHINES/ QIRS
Commitment to Quality Child Care
A Colorado Shines rating (QIRS- Quality Improvement Rating System) demonstrates your commitment to quality and communicates to families that your program is a safe place where their children will learn and thrive. Colorado Shines is a quality rating and improvement system that monitors and supports early learning programs for children ages 0-5 years. Its primary functions are to help participating programs and professionals improve their quality through assessment, training and tools, and to connect Colorado families with quality child care.
Colorado Shines is a free resource for families, learning programs, and early childhood professionals serving children ages 0-5.
COLORADO SHINES EXISTS TO:
Rate the quality of Colorado's licensed child care and preschool programs
Help programs continue to improve quality of services they provide to families
Show families a program is committed to quality
To learn more, visit www.coloradoshines.org.