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A Systems Perspective on Communities of Practice

If you are familiar with honeybees you may be aware that in recent years they have been dying at an alarming rate. And, the plight of the honeybee will have a devastating impact on humans due to their important role in pollination of food. One might wonder what this has to do with early care […]

PAS Recertification Training

This training is not open to the public. The PAS Recertification Training provides an in-depth analysis of the items and quality indicators in the Program Administration Scale. This training is designed for individuals who are renewing their certification to ensure that the PAS assessments are valid, reliable, and administered consistently across programs. The training includes […]

Circle of Influence: Implementing shared decision making and participative management

Building trust and a spirit of collaboration in early childhood programs is central to achieving high-performing work teams. Meaningful involvement in decision making is one way that trust and commitment to organizational goals can be achieved. This session presents a framework for analyzing different types of decisions in program management and how directors can move […]

The Right Fit | Recruiting, selecting, and orienting

Creating systems for ongoing quality improvement begins with recruiting the best teachers, selecting a good fit for the position and program culture, and then orientating new teachers. When recruitment is designed as a continuous process, leaders increase their ability to attract the right applicants, reduce the likelihood of unwanted turnover, and lessen the stress of […]

Preparándose para el BAS de ExceleRate ™ (en Persona)

Esta sesión está diseñada para aquellos proveedores de cuidado de niños en el hogar que están interesados en aplicar para ExceleRate Illinois. Después de completar estas tres horas de entrenamiento, los proveedores de cuidado de niños en el hogar tendrán un conocimiento básico de la Escala de Administración de Negocios para el Cuidado de Niños […]

Preparándose para el BAS de ExceleRate ™ (en Persona)

Esta sesión está diseñada para aquellos proveedores de cuidado de niños en el hogar que están interesados en aplicar para ExceleRate Illinois. Después de completar estas tres horas de entrenamiento, los proveedores de cuidado de niños en el hogar tendrán un conocimiento básico de la Escala de Administración de Negocios para el Cuidado de Niños […]

Program Administration Scale (PAS) Reliability Training

This training event is not open to public registration. This multi-day training is intended for those whose goal is research, evaluation, or monitoring quality with the Program Administration Scale (PAS). Organizational assessments used for quality rating systems, program evaluations, or pre/post intervention studies depend on valid and reliable data collection methodologies. The PAS Reliability Training […]

Program Administration Scale (PAS) Reliability Training

This multi-day training is intended for those whose goal is research, evaluation, or monitoring quality with the Program Administration Scale (PAS). Organizational assessments used for quality rating systems, program evaluations, or pre/post intervention studies depend on valid and reliable data collection methodologies. The PAS Reliability Training provides an in-depth analysis of the items and quality […]

Program Administration Scale (PAS) Reliability Training

This multi-day training is intended for those whose goal is research, evaluation, or monitoring quality with the Program Administration Scale (PAS). Organizational assessments used for quality rating systems, program evaluations, or pre/post intervention studies depend on valid and reliable data collection methodologies. The PAS Reliability Training provides an in-depth analysis of the items and quality […]

PAS Assessor Recertification Webinar

This webinar is designed for certified Program Administration Scale (PAS) Assessors looking to renew their certification. The training includes updates to the PAS and Additional Notes. Assessors must participate in the PAS Assessor Recertification webinar within four months prior to their certification expiration date. In addition, participants complete an assessment of learning to determine recertification […]

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