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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 | Two–Star Rating | Three–Star Rating | Four & Five–Star Rating

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  

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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  

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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  

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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  

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