About us

WELS is the nation’s most widely used comprehensive data system for quality rating improvement systems and has a proven track record of integrating data from diverse data systems, providing an easy to use data system for providers, quality improvement specialists, and other stakeholders, streamlining and improving the quality improvement process, and tracking data over time to inform improvements in QRIS (Quality Rating and Improvement System) and quality investments.

Together we set out to create a comprehensive, Web-based, highly flexible and responsive technology solution.  Our solution has streamlined, simplified, and targeted quality improvement investments in early care and education.

Our Mission

To support  the  quality of early learning programs through meaningful measurements, focused continuous improvement plans, and informative feedback to agencies, families, and providers.

Our Vision

WELS will be recognized as the premier provider of information systems for early care and education, serving children, their families, and their communities.

Core Values

We care foremost about children, families, and education.

We value partnerships with our clients and communities.

We strive to provide a comfortable and technically enriching work environment for our employees, enabling them to produce the best systems available.

Our Clients

Map WELS-QRIS

Corporate Partners

WSF (WELS System Foundation) works with a committed group of partners to streamline and support quality improvement.

Leadership Team

John Fiedler

President

Carlos Valdes

CEO

Muriel Wong

Author

Heidy Valdes

Software Experience

Mike Cullen

Support

Bobbi Silber

Training and Documentation