Becoming An Approved MCCYN-PLUS Provider In Nevada

What are the standards for becoming an approved MCCYN-PLUS provider in Nevada?

Community child care providers in Nevada currently receiving DoD fee assistance must meet the following requirements:

  • Provide evidence of enrollment in the state’s quality improvement program within twelve months from the date the program is notified of the change in requirements.
  • Provide evidence of the initial level as awarded by the state’s quality improvement program.
  • Achieve a minimum level of three as prescribed by the state’s quality improvement program.
  • Advance to the highest level or until accreditation is achieved in accordance with state guidelines.

New applicants requesting to participate in the fee assistance program must meet the following requirements:

  • Provide evidence of DoD-approved accreditation, if applicable or
  • Provide evidence of participation in the state’s quality improvement program with a minimum level of three or higher.
  • Advance to the highest level or until accreditation is achieved in accordance with state guidelines.

State QRIS Contact Information:

For more information about your state Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS), please contact your state QRIS representative.

Program Name: Nevada Silver Stars

Website: https://doe.nv.gov/QRIS/Quality_Rating_and_Improvement_System/

 

QRIS Administrator

Emily Champlin, Education Programs Professional

echamplin@doe.nv.gov

 

QRIS Northern Nevada:

Tiffany Olivas, Education & Information Officer

tolivas@doe.nv.gov

 

QRIS Southern Nevada

Mychelle Weart, Education & Information Officer

mweart@doe.nv.gov

Approved accreditations that are accepted for the military fee assistance programs:

Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
National Accreditation Commission (NAC)
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA)
Cognia (formerly AdvancED)
Council on Accreditation (COA)
Middle States Association (MSA)
Accredited Professional Preschool Learning Environment (APPLE)
American Montessori Society (AMS)
Association for Montessori International/USA (AMI/USA)

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