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The following information is a summary of the Great Start to Quality Assessment Specialist position, for the full position description, click HERE.
Great Start to Quality is Michigan’s tiered quality rating and improvement system; a quality continuum with supports for unlicensed subsidized providers and licensed and registered early learning and development programs to achieve higher levels of quality.
Licensed and registered programs, should they choose, receive supports and services that may move them up a five level scale, where Level Five is the highest level. Access to the online Great Start to Quality STARS platform affords programs access to:
Programs with a preliminary self-assessment score at Level Four or Level Five can request an independent Assessment Specialist to complete the appropriate (infant and toddler, preschool, or family) Program Quality Assessment® (PQA®) and to validate a programs’ online Self-assessment Survey.
Great Start to Quality Assessment Specialists who utilize the PQA® are expected to achieve and maintain inter-rater reliability above 80 percent. A contractor will be sought with high expertise in the administration and reporting of the PQA® to assure that Assessment Specialists for Great Start to Quality continue to meet this level of inter-rater reliability.
There are immediate openings for Great Start to Quality Assessment Specialists to support programs in the regions indicated above.
The application process for the Great Start to Quality Assessment Specialist positions will require successful candidates to move through three rounds of screening and assessment:
If you are interested in this position, click HERE to complete an application. Please submit the following documentation with your completed application:
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