Become a Quality Afterschool Program


 The Quality Improvement System is a voluntary program for afterschool providers who want to implement proven youth development strategies, which will enhance children's learning by creating a fun, engaging, safe and supportive atmosphere.


Five Standards

The system, supported by Children's Services Council and Prime Time Palm Beach County, employs five quality standards for afterschool programs:

  • Solid organizational framework
  • Supportive ongoing relationship
  • Positive and inclusive environment
  • Challenging learning experiences
  • Family outreach and involvement


The Benefits of QIS

Programs that participate receive the following benefits, free of charge:

  • Coaching and technical assistance
  • Access to fun and informative trainings by Prime Time's Professional Development department
  • Access to a broad network of professionals providing programming at your site
  • Educational scholarships and wage supplements for staff
  • Other financial incentives


Easy Participation

  • Complete a QIS Interest Form by clicking here.
  • Attend an introductory QIS Kickoff meeting
  • Meet with your personally assigned Quality Advisor
  • Set goals for improvement upon assessment results
  • Attend trainings as needed and desired
  • Access other supports and services
  • Participate in re-assessment annually

Have Questions? Call 561-732-8066 or visit




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