Early Childhood Environment Rating Scales (ECERS)
Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM (PST)
What is the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS)?
- The Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS) is the observational assessment tool designed to assess group programs for preschool through kindergarten-aged children (2 through 5 years).
- The ECERS tool has been internationally tested for reliability and validity in providing information about the quality of preschool programs, based on current research regarding positive child outcomes.
During this professional development participants will:
*Become familiar with the Activities Subscale categories:
- Fine motor
- Dramatic play
- Use of TV, video, and/or computers
- Promoting acceptance of diversity.
*Analyze Activity Items to fully understand the meaning and benefits of each indicator
*Identify common challenges found in the Activities Subscale
*Discuss best practices for implementing ECERS in the classroom
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Raising Quality Together (RQT): Sacramento County's QRIS
Raising Quality Together: Sacramento County’s Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) is a recognition and improvement system designed to engage early learning centers and family child care homes in a continuous quality improvement journey within the QRIS matrix. Raising Quality Together (RQT) and its partners support early learning programs’ growth with research-based professional development, assessment, mentoring, and resources.