Virginia Quality is the state's voluntary Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS). 

Virginia Quality awards quality levels to child care and preschool programs based on four nationally recognized quality standards and best practices :

    • Education & Qualifications
    • Curriculum & Assessment
    • Environment
    • Interactions

The resources below are provided to support early childhood programs with their quality improvement efforts related to Virginia's Quality Standards. For more information please contact or the Regional Quality coordinator in your area. 

Regional Coordinator Contact List - Updated March 2017



Helpful Resources:

Sample Virginia Quality Training Modules

Resources and References for Online Modules

User Guide for Online Modules

Family Child Care Toolkit - 2011

Family Child Care Toolkit Updates - 2013

Director's Toolbox

Technical Assistance Specialist Criteria

VDSS Child Care Licensing Information 

QRIS National Learning Network 

NCQTL Quality Teaching & Learning 

VA Quality Coffee Talks - 2015 - 2016 Recordings

If you are a Regional or Local Coordinator, please visit the Resources for Quality Coordinators page for more information.