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.

Nirmala Dillman

Coordinator, Child Care Partnership Council


Phone: (650) 802-5443

Dalma Sato

Administrative Assistant, Early Learning Support Services


Phone: (650) 802-5344

Related Pages

About the Child Care Partnership Council 

Earning a Child Development Permit

Resources for Early Educators and Providers

Preschool and Early Learning Resources for Parents

P-3 Alignment in San Mateo County

Accountability in Early Education