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Making the Switch from ECERS-R to ECERS-3: Aiming for higher quality in state systems

Presented at QRIS National Meeting This session is designed for states that are transitioning, or considering transitioning, to the ECERS-3. Leaders from three states will report on their progress and will highlight research, decision-making processes, priority-setting, and stakeholder communication related to implementation plans. Data from comparison studies will be presented with implications for quality improvement […]

Powerhouse Positive Guidance for Toddlers: Maximize your influence with strength-based strategies to turn around behavior struggles and activate success

Presented at the NAEYC Professional Development Institute Powerhouse positive guidance for toddlers will revitalize coaching, teaching, and parent partnerships with research-based, development-focused strategies that boost language, social-emotional competence, and self-directed behavior regulation. The strengths-based skills empower and equip our most rambunctious, challenging, sensitive, and vulnerable children with competence for success. Meet the unique needs of […]

Making the Transition to ECERS-3: What Program Administrators and Teacher Need to Know about the Scale

This training will focus on what language and interactions should look like in a high quality early child care program through the lens of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-3 (ECERS-3) and exploration of teaching strategies to help providers support multi-age language and social emotional development. Providers will have the opportunity to engage in discussion […]

Making the Transition to ECERS-3: What Program Administrators and Teacher Need to Know about the Scale

This training will focus on what language and interactions should look like in a high quality early child care program through the lens of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-3 (ECERS-3) and exploration of teaching strategies to help providers support multi-age language and social emotional development. Providers will have the opportunity to engage in discussion […]

Making the Transition to ECERS-3: What Program Administrators and Teacher Need to Know about the Scale

This training will focus on what language and interactions should look like in a high quality early child care program through the lens of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-3 (ECERS-3) and exploration of teaching strategies to help providers support multi-age language and social emotional development. Providers will have the opportunity to engage in discussion […]

Great Place to Work: Building a Healthy Organization

This session will help you look at your program in terms of dimensions of organizational climate: collegiality, opportunities for professional growth, supervisor support, clarity, reward system, decision making, goal consensus, task orientation, physical setting, and innovation.

Links in a Chain: Quality Improvement Strategies for Family Child Care Programs

This training will focus on what language and interactions should look like in a high quality family child care program through the lens of the Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale-Revised (FCCERS-R) and exploration of teaching strategies to help providers support multi-age language and social emotional development. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with […]

Links in a Chain: Quality Improvement Strategies for Infant and Toddler Classrooms

Links in a Chain: Quality Improvement Strategies for Infant and Toddler Classrooms offers guidance for Illinois program administrators and lead teachers on linking research-based assessment with teaching strategies. The focus will be on promoting high quality language and interactions in infant and toddler classrooms; Two of the key essentials to meeting the instructional quality standard […]

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