SPARK (QRIS) Support

Child Care Resource & Referral of Multnomah County SPARK (QRIS) Support

How We Can Help:

  • Support to complete your portfolio
  • Staff handbooks
  • Family handbooks
  • Observation and assessment info: ASQ, CLASS, Rating Scales-FCCERS, ECCERS
  • Information and resources on adult-child interactions, CLASS
  • Community resources on health, mental health, children with disabilities, social services, educational resources, etc.
  • Staff training to meet QRIS personnel qualification requirements
  • Training focused on portfolio building (all Set 2 hours in PM)
    • Completing Your Program’s Quality Improvement Plan
    • Portfolio Building: Writing Statement of Your Program’s Philosophy
    • Portfolio Building: Family Partnerships
    • Portfolio Building: Health & Safety
    • Portfolio Building: Administration & Business Practices with One Employee
    • Portfolio Building: Administration & Business Practices with Multiple Employees
  • Program visits
  • Work sessions
  • Assistance with getting yourself or your staff on the Oregon Registry
  • General questions

SPARK (QRIS) Contact Information

Heather Irace

503-491-6226

heather.irace@mhcc.edu

Debbie Buta

503-491-6216

debbie.buta@mhcc.edu

Ashley Jenkinson

503-491-6211

ashley.jenkinson@mhcc.edu

For Spanish: Esther Horta

503-491-6208

esther.horta@mhcc.edu

For Russian: Lena Hennegan

503-491-6211

lena.hennegan@mhcc.edu

SPARK Team

503-491-6234

QRIS@mhcc.edu

For general information and updates on the QRIS, contact:

The Teaching Research Institute at

Western Oregon University (TRI/WOU)

877-768-8290
http://triwou/projects/qris

Online Resource

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