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Quality for ME is Seeking Pilot Participants

Sharing directly from Maine Roads To Quality Professional Development Network (MRTQ PDN) SHORTcuts……….

Quality for ME, Maine’s quality rating and improvement system, has been undergoing revisions and will soon become:

Rising Stars for ME!

MRTQ PDN is recruiting programs to participate in a pilot to review the new standards and give feedback on the processes involved with the updated system. Representation is sought from:

  • All types of programs;
  • All areas of the state;
  • Current participants in Quality for ME at all Steps, as well as programs that are not currently participating;
  • License exempt providers, including recreation programs and non-family caregivers.

A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) provides detailed information regarding the requirements of the pilot, including meeting dates and times. Click the appropriate link below to access the MOA for your program type:

To apply for the Rising Stars for ME Pilot, please read, sign, and submit the MOA as instructed. Programs will be notified of acceptance by March 2, 2020. Note that submission of a completed MOA does not guarantee acceptance into the Rising Stars for ME Pilot.


FCCAM works to unify, promote and strengthen quality professional family child care in Maine. We understand the critical role of child care providers in the lives of children and families. Through collaboration with other organizations we work to increase awareness of our profession and the value of a strong child care system to Maine's diverse communities.