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Training Type: Online Real Time

Total Hours: 4

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Conference: No

Contact Information:

Elizabeth Kervick
(802) 398-2037
elizabeth@mjccvt.org

The ECERS-3: Overview of the Framework, and What Makes Those Interest Centers so Special Deb Norris

Special Topics:
Sponsor: STARS
Instructor: January O'Donnell, Ann Dillenbeck, Nikki Bearor

The ECERS-3 is an early childhood program evaluation tool that assesses how programs address the physical, social-emotional, and cognitive domains of preschoolers, and provide for the health and safety of the children in their care. The first of these two interactive sessions offers a broad overview of the ECERS-3. Participants will discuss the framework of the tool, and study the importance of how interactions and instruction are woven throughout the scale. The second day focuses on Interest Centers, and why the authors value this prescriptive level of classroom arrangement. By the end of this two-day training, participants will gain insight into how the scale is administered, identify principle terms used throughout the scale, and learn the differences between play areas and interest centers. Participants will identify areas of their practice that need attention and how to enhance the quality of their programs. It will be helpful for participants to have access to a copy of the ECERS-3 (ECERS, third edition) for this training.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development
  • Healthy Environment & Nutrition
  • How We Teach
  • What We Teach
Focus
  • Preschool/PreK
Session Dates
Session Times
December 9, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
December 10, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Additional Information

This is a two-part training. Attendance at both sessions is required to earn professional development credit. It will be helpful for participants to have access to a copy of the ECERS-3 (ECERS, third edition) for this training. A Zoom link will be sent in advance of the training.