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:

  • Enroll in state’s QRIS program and receive an initial quality level within twelve months from September 13, 2021.
  • Achieve a quality level three within two years following the initial awarded quality level.
  • Advance to a quality level four within two years following the awarded quality level three.
  • Advance to the next highest quality level or accreditation within two years.

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

  • Enrollment in QRIS with a minimum level of three
  • Advance to a quality level four within two years following the awarded quality level three.
  • Advance to the next highest quality level or accreditation within two years.

 

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)

Cognia (formerly AdvancED)

Council on Accreditation (COA)

National Accreditation Commission (NAC)

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA)