Getting Ready for the BAS | Online Module

This online module is designed to provide you with an overview of the Business Administration Scale for Family Child Care (BAS). Learn how formal assessment of your business and professional practices can help you identify program strengths and target areas for improvement. You’ll spend time exploring what each item of the BAS measures, have the opportunity to practice scoring, prep for a formal assessment, and learn how to use the BAS to create a program improvement plan.

You may register for this module at any time and will receive log-in instructions as soon as your payment is verified. For additional information, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page before registering.

This module does not count toward required training for ExceleRate™ Illinois. Illinois participants should opt to take the ExceleRate™ Illinois Getting Ready for the BAS.


Presented by

Robyn Kelton, Quality Training Specialist
Teri Talan, Michael W. Louis Chair and Senior Policy Advisor

Registration cost

Cost includes: All required reading materials, assignments, and media

  • $100 per module for 1 – 24 modules
  • $75 per module for 25 – 75 modules
  • $50 per module for 76 or more modules


Total clock hours: 5
Illinois Gateways for Opportunity Approved


This event is also available customized for your organization. Request details and a quote


Your local child care resource and referral agency may have scholarship funds available to assist with your registration or tuition costs for this event. Find your local CCR&R.


The McCormick Center HelpDesk at at 844.378.2464