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ECERS & ITERS Guidance

  • 1.  ECERS & ITERS Guidance

    Posted 07-09-2020 04:05 PM
    Hello,

    Does anyone know of  if there is new guidance or protocols to use for the Environmental Ratings Scales for ECERS & ITERS?

    Thank you so very much for your time!


  • 2.  RE: ECERS & ITERS Guidance

    Posted 07-10-2020 08:30 AM
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    Hi Sheena,

    Not sure if you are asking about guidance/protocols for using the scales now or new guidance in general. The authors did release a statement on using the scales during a pandemic, I've attached it with this reply. If your assessment is related to your state's QRIS, more specific guidance might be available from those contacts. I know meaningful ERS and CLASS observations at this time is a topic we are actively discussing here in Pennsylvania.

    If you are asking about general guidance, new Notes for Clarification for the ECERS-3 and ITERS-3 were released in February. You can  always find the most recent updates on the ERS Institute webpage, www.ersi.info.

    Hope this helps!

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    Jill Kortright Wood
    Program Quality Assessment Supervisor
    The Pennsylvania Key
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  • 3.  RE: ECERS & ITERS Guidance

    Posted 07-10-2020 08:34 AM
    Thank you for attaching! Is there a source to cite for this? I'd like to send out to the participants of an overview session we just did. Thanks!

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    Kathryn Hagen
    Association Administrator
    CTAEYC
    Hamden CT
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  • 4.  RE: ECERS & ITERS Guidance

    Posted 07-10-2020 08:44 AM
    Hi Kathryn, It's posted as a downloadable PDF on the ERS Institute website, www.ersi.info. You'll see a red banner at the top of the Home page.

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    Jill Kortright Wood
    Program Quality Assessment Supervisor
    The Pennsylvania Key
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  • 5.  RE: ECERS & ITERS Guidance

    Posted 07-10-2020 10:15 AM
    Hello,

    I don't know if this is what you are looking for, but you can visit the site below for 2020 revisions of ITERS-R, ECERS-R and, SACERS-U. They have some great short refresher courses that are available for free. I hope this helps.

    https://ncrlap.org/Resources/Training/Register/


    Sue Robbins


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    Sue Robbins
    Early Head Start Teacher
    Willow Oaks Child Development Center
    Jamestown NC
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