Early Childhood Environment Rating Scales
June 26, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Are you thinking about going through the scales to increase your star rated license? Is the window open for a visit from the Assessor? Do you want to know what this all mean as the teacher? A thorough revision of the ECERS, designed as an observational assessment tool used to evaluate and assess quality programs for preschool-kindergarten aged children, from 2 through 5 years of age. The revised ECERS contains inclusive and culturally sensitive indicators for many items. Also, new items have been added on Interaction (staff-child, child-child and discipline), Curriculum (nature/science and math/number) Health & Safety and Parents & Staff. Scale consists of 43 items organized into 7 subscales: Space and Furnishings, Personal Care Routines, Language-Reasoning, Activities, Interactions, Program Structure, Parents and Staff. At the conclusion, learners will be able to re-evaluate and adjust their program based on the scale to improve early learning environments. Instructor will assess knowledge gained through feedback provided during presentation. (2 DCDEE contact hour credits – CHCs) $10 **This is an ONLINE class. This course is accessible from any electronic device that is connected to the internet, such as a smart phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer. An email address is required.