Paula Jorde Bloom | Meetings are the glue that holds early childhood organizations together. Whether it’s a weekly staff meeting, a monthly parent meeting, or an annual board meeting, directors rely on meetings as the primary vehicle for communicating information, identifying and solving problems, and making new decisions and modifying old ones. There is no […]
Kay Albrecht | Well-trained and experienced staff are the key to early childhood program quality and healthy child development. Yet, every director knows that finding those teachers is a huge challenge. Skills in recruitment, interviewing, screening, selecting, and orienting new teachers are ones that every director needs. This book breaks down the recruitment, selection, and […]
The Additional Notes have been written to clarify specific indicators.
This documentation list was compiled to help directors prepare for an upcoming PAS visit. It is recommended that people who are unfamiliar with the PAS use this short version to prepare for the assessment, the long version should be used by people who are more familiar with the PAS and have had PAS training.
Complete and submit this form with each of your BAS Certification or Recertification Assessments. The Cover Sheet will help to ensure you submit everything you need for the certification process and contains valuable information on assessor protocol for materials.
This Documentation List includes possible documentation to verify criteria. This documentation list was compiled to help directors prepare for an upcoming PAS visit. The list includes each of the 25 items in the Program Administration Scale and the indicator strands/rows (e.g., 1.1, 3.1, 5.1, and 7.1) that comprise each item and require documentation. The corresponding criteria associated with […]
If you are conducting a PAS assessment and would like to gather background information about the program, you may use this form. If you are submitting PAS assessments for certification or to generate a computerized PAS Report, you must complete this form for each center.
Complete and submit this form with each of your PAS Certification or Recertification Assessments. The Cover Sheet will help to ensure you submit everything you need for the certification process and contains valuable information on assessor protocol for materials.
Participants who attend PAS/BAS Reliability Training and are reliable with the national anchors are eligible to become certified. If certification is achieved they will be listed on the McCormick Center’s Web site as a certified PAS/BAS assessor. This form should be submitted when applying for certification/recertification and allows your contact information to be posted online. […]
Use the information for the Teaching Staff Qualifications Worksheet to rate the indicators for Items 23, 24, and 25 for each member of the teaching staff. Duplicate this form so that there is one for each classroom or group of children in the program. Enter the teaching staff qualifications for each classroom or group on […]