Individuals who wish to serve as a Great Start to Quality Approved Rater must meet the following criteria:
- Trained by HighScope in the appropriate version of the Program Quality Assessment (Preschool, Infant-Toddler, Family)
- Free of conflict of interest
- Successfully complete the Approved Rater Orientation Webinar and follow-up questionnaire.
- Meet reliability as defined by HighScope in the appropriate version of the Program Quality Assessment(s) annually for the first two years and every two years thereafter.
If you are interested in becoming a Great Start to Quality Approved Rater, you must successfully complete this brief certification process. Once you have successfully completed the certification process and have had your certification approved, you will then be authorized to conduct Program Quality Assessments (PQA) on behalf of Great Start to Quality.