183. Reaching for Higher Ground through Advancements in Assessing Learning Environments: Transitioning from ECERS-R to ECERS-3 within an Established QRIS
|Date:||Wednesday July 15, 2015|
|Time:||3:15 PM - 4:45 PM|
|Speakers:|| Kweli Archie, Rose Manganell and Megan Showalter, Pennsylvania Key
Richard Clifford, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute
Denise Jenson, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
The Environment Rating Scales are currently used in the vast majority of statewide QRIS programs. What impact will the release of the new ECERS-3 have on provider ratings, standards/cut points, technical assistance, and professional development? Having worked with researchers in conducting comparability studies to help determine the impact on their system and requirements for moving forward, Georgia and Pennsylvania leaders are currently planning/implementing this transition.