QRIS - Quality Matters

Monterey County Office of Education

Leadership, Support and Service to Prepare All Students for Success

Dr. Deneen Guss, County Superintendent of Schools

Quality Matters Monterey County

Quality Matters Monterey LogoQuality Matters is Monterey County’s Quality Rating and Improvement System. Quality Matters is working to provide all children and families access to high quality early learning experiences.

Quality Matters Monterey County is supporting to raise the quality of early learning programs by assessing and supporting early learning programs in the following areas:

  • Health and child development
  • Teacher-to-child ratios and group sizes
  • Teacher-child interactions
  • Age and developmentally appropriate learning activities
  • Teacher and administrator education and training 

By participating in Quality Matters, Early Childhood Educators embark on a path of continuous quality improvement. Benefits of Quality Matters for Educators and Programs:

  • Quality improvement plan and resources
  • Professional development, coaching, and training opportunities
  • Peer support network
  • Quality rating
  • Recognition of commitment to continuous quality improvement 

For additional information visit:

The Quality Matters
Monterey County Website


Eliza Gomez

Program Coordinator II, QRIS
Phone: 831.783.5289

Megan Matteoni

Program Coordinator, QRIS
Phone: 831.783.5289

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