This training will be held on:
March 29, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM and March 30, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM for teachers and administators of birth-3 year old and 3-5 year old classrooms.
This is a three part training. All parts must be completed in order to receive full credit. No partial credit will be given.
Part 1 (2hrs): Provides an overview of the Environment Rating Scale (ERS) tool. The focus of the ERS is on interactions with young children, health & safety, the age-appropriateness of daily schedule and access to materials within the environment.
Part 2 (3hrs): Providers will learn the components of the age-specific ERS tool. They will learn what quality indicators the tool uses to identify best practices within the age-specific classroom. Providers will get a general idea of how the scale assigns a score for the assessment. Providers will select one of the following sessions to attend:
-ITERS-3: for teachers/administrators of birth - 3 year old classrooms
-ECERS-3: for teachers/administrators of 3 -5 year old classrooms
Part 3 (3hrs): Providers will take a self-reflection worksheet back to their classroom environment and answer some questions about what they do in their daily practices with young children. The self-reflection tool is designed to guide teachers to make quality improvements in their environment.
This training is required for advancement to Level 2 in Learn & Grow:
This session has been approved by the SEED Training Approval System. For more information about SEED Training Approval System please go to www.seedalaska.org.