The Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS)

The San Mateo County Office of Education (SMCOE), First 5 San Mateo County and the Child Care Coordinating Council are the implementing partners for San Mateo County's Quality Rating and Improvement System. Using local, state and federal funds, SMCOE has been steadily supporting the development of the QRIS to measure and guide quality improvement in early learning centers and family child care homes in San Mateo County.

Provider Documents

The below sections are intended for use by QRIS participating site(s) as a reference and document library for providing or updating your site(s) and staff information in preparation for an upcoming rating. Trainings will be made available to provide assistance in completing these forms and how this information will be integrated into the data management system, Vertical Change, for the QRIS program.  Please check back for additional information.

Edirle Menezes

Coordinator, Early Learning Quality Improvement (QRIS)


Phone: (650) 802-5443

Ian Johnson

Administrative Assistant, Early Learning Support Services


Phone: (650) 802-5344