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SUTQ Rules

The Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) rules detail the requirements for programs participating in SUTQ.

SUTQ Rules


SUTQ Sample and Prescribed Forms

The tables below provide a direct link to the sample or prescribed forms that are available for each star–rating. Prescribed forms are required to be used by programs to demonstrate how they are meeting a specific program standard. Sample forms have been developed as a resource to programs to support program standards implementation. Programs can choose to use either a sample form, or another form which meets the rule requirement.


One–Star Rating Sample and Prescribed Forms
Documentation to be Submitted with Registration Please click the below link to access the Sample or Prescribed Form

Domain: Learning & Development

Action Plan for Selecting a Curriculum (no curriculum selected)
OR
Curriculum – Assessment–Alignment Tool
Prescribed Form JFS 01508
OR
Sample Forms JFS 01590, JFS 01591, JFS 01589, JFS 01593
Activity Plan AND/OR
Individual Child Plan
Sample Form JFS 01513
Sample Form JFS 01592
Developmental Screening Tool Summary Sample Form JFS 01512
Classroom Self–Assessment Tool Summary Sample Form JFS 01516

Domain: Administrative & Leadership Practices

Program Self–Assessment Summary Sample Form JFS 01586
Professional Development Plan Sample Form JFS 01587

Domain: Family & Community Partnerships

Family Information Form Sample Form JFS 01511

Two–Star Rating Sample and Prescribed Forms
Documentation to be Submitted with Registration Please click the below link to access the Sample or Prescribed Form

Domain: Learning & Development

Curriculum – Assessment–Alignment Tool Sample Forms JFS 01590, JFS 01591, JFS 01589, JFS 01593
Daily Activity Plan Sample Form JFS 01513
Sample Form JFS 01592
Developmental Screening Tool Summary Sample Form JFS 01512
Classroom Self–Assessment Tool Summary Sample Form JFS 01516

Domain: Administrative & Leadership Practices

Program Self–Assessment Summary Sample Form JFS 01586
Continuous Improvement Plan Prescribed Form JFS 01509
Professional Development Plan Sample Form JFS 01587
Teacher Observation Form Sample Form JFS 01521
Teacher Observation Summary Sample Form JFS 01522

Domain: Family & Community Partnerships

Family Information Form Sample Form JFS 01511

Three–Star Rating Sample and Prescribed Forms
Documentation to be Submitted with Registration Please click the below link to access the Sample or Prescribed Form

Domain: Learning & Development

Curriculum – Assessment–Alignment Tool Sample Forms JFS 01590, JFS 01591, JFS 01589, JFS 01593
Daily Activity Plan Sample Form JFS 01513
Developmental Screening Tool Summary (see note for school age requirements on page 16) Sample Form JFS 01512
Child Assessment Process Sample Form JFS 01519
Classroom Self–Assessment Tool Summary Sample Form JFS 01516
Classroom Self–Assessment Action Plan Sample Form JFS 01518

Domain: Administrative & Leadership Practices

Program Self–Assessment Summary Sample Form JFS 01586
Continuous Improvement Plan Prescribed Form JFS 01509
Professional Development Plan Sample Form JFS 01587
Teacher Observation Form Sample Form JFS 01521
Teacher Observation Summary Sample Form JFS 01522

Domain: Family & Community Partnerships

Family Information Form Sample Form JFS 01511
Developmental and Education Goals Form Sample Form JFS 01514

Four and Five–Star Rating Sample and Prescribed Forms
Note: Programs seeking a Four or Five–Star rating must submit documentation for all Three–Star standards as well as the documents listed below.
Documentation to be Submitted with Registration Please click the below link to access the Sample or Prescribed Form

Domain: Learning & Development

Process to Use Child Assessment Results Sample Form JFS 01588
Classroom Self–Assessment Action Plan Sample Form JFS 01518

Domain: Administrative & Leadership Practices

Continuous Improvement Plan Prescribed Form JFS 01509
Professional Development Plan Sample Form JFS 01587
Teacher Observation Summary Sample Form JFS 01522

Domain: Family & Community Partnerships

Community Partner Agreement Sample Form JFS 01515