Nevada Silver State Stars QRIS Models:

Steps to Stars for Child Care Centers 

Steps to Stars for Family Child Care 

All Centers and Family Child Care providers begin in Steps to Stars. They will receive training in Environment Rating Scales and upload initial documentation. After the 6-month period in Steps to Stars, programs will receive their first ERS observation and assessment and their first star rating. Individualized QRIS coaching begins after the rating is finalized.

Childcare Center Model

The Center Model is for licensed child care centers after completion of Steps to Stars.

Family Child Care Model

The Family Child Care (FCC) Model is for licensed family child care and group home care providers after completion of Steps to Stars.

LEA (District) Model

The District Model is for Pre- K classrooms receiving the federal Pre-K Development Grant (Nevada Ready!).  Due to funding restrictions, it is not available to all Pre-K classrooms at this time.