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


  • A rationale for viewing quality from a broader perspective
  • Content and scoring of BAS items
  • Common mistakes in interpreting quality indicators
  • Using the BAS to benchmark and improve program quality
  • Developing an action plan for program improvement
  • Exploring BAS items in-depth

An abbreviated version of this option is available as a self-paced, online module titled, Getting Ready for the BAS.  (See below.)