About this page: BrightStars - Rating system for Rhode Island child care centers and preschools

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BrightStars, Rhode Island’s Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement system, assists families in finding care and recognizes and supports quality in early care and education programs.

Advisory Committee

Statement of Purpose
The BrightStars Advisory Committee has members from both the public and private sectors that form a partnership to build a strong foundation for Rhode Island’s Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement System and to support BrightStars’ work with the early care and education programs participating across the state’s quality continuum. 

Members of the committee guide and assist BrightStars’ on-going work by:

  •  Reviewing BrightStars’ participating data and outcomes.
  •  Suggesting improvements to BrightStars operations based on shared data.
  •  Sharing a voice of the community that BrightStars serves.
  •  Spreading  the word that quality matters for children
  •  Being an active participant in implementing BrightStars standards.

The group is composed of a respected community and early care and education leaders.