The Environment Rating Scales are nationally recognized tools used to assess and improve the quality of child care programs.
Environment Rating Scale workshops offer step-by-step guidance for making helpful changes that can make a real difference in the work you do with young children.
Environment Rating Scale Classes
Find and register for an Environment Rating Scale Class at http://ccmis.dhs.state.ia.us/trainingregistry/
What does the training involve?
Each workshop series consists of four 2-hour workshops. Workshops are fun, interactive and “hands-on”. Learners will have an opportunity to:
Each learner will receive:
How does this training meet Iowa QRS requirements?
A director or assistant director can earn two QRS points for their program by completing one of the ITERS-R, ECERS-R or SACERS training series. However, program staff are also welcome to attend if there are available openings. Family child care providers are encouraged to attend the FCCERS-R training and will earn two QRS points for their program by completing the class and all homework assignments.
Learners who complete a self-assessment and a program improvement plan have the opportunity to earn additional QRS points.