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BAS OPTION 1 | More Than a Nurturing Heart

When the goal is expanding provider awareness of the importance of assessing quality from a business and professional perspective…  Audience | Family child care providers, network coordinators, technical assistance specialists, consultants, coaches, college instructors, researchers, and policymakers Scope and Format | One to three hours; Theater style, maximum 200 participants Content: A rationale for viewing […]

BAS OPTION 2 | Catching on to the BAS

When the goal is program self-improvement… Audience | Family child care providers, network coordinators, technical assistance specialists, consultants, coaches, college instructors, researchers, and policymakers Scope and Format | One or two days; Interactive workshop, maximum 100 participants Content: A rationale for viewing quality from a broader perspective Content and scoring of BAS items Common mistakes […]

BAS OPTION 3 | Promoting Excellence in Family Child Care

When the goal is quality facilitation…  Audience | Technical assistance specialists, mentors, and consultants Scope and Format | Two-day interactive workshop; maximum 50 participants Content: An overview of BAS content and scoring protocol An in-depth look at several BAS items Characteristics of effective coaches Establishing rapport and aligning goals Coaching strategies to promote professional competence […]

BAS OPTION 4 | BAS Reliability Training

When the goal is research, evaluation, or monitoring quality… Audience |  Researchers, program evaluators, technical assistance specialists, and organizational consultants Scope and Format | Four days; intensive and interactive training; lunches provided, maximum of 18 participants   Content: An in-depth analysis of the items and quality indicators in the BAS Learning how to rate indicators and […]

BAS OPTION 5 | Getting Ready for the BAS Self-Paced Online Module

When the goal is an overview of the BAS…  Audience |  Family child care providers Scope and Format | Online module; 5 clock hours Content: Understanding the rationale for focusing on the quality of business and professional practices Learning how using a formal assessment tool helps you make good decisions based on data Understanding the […]

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