Are you wondering about the assessment process or what options there are during the preparation (prep) year for family child care programs and child care centers in Cohorts 1, 2, or 3? Please take a look at these two documents for more information:
Are you a family child care provider, in search of information about the self-study process for your Star Rated License? Click here to see updated information about the FCCERS-R self-study with resources and videos created to help develop a process that meets individual needs and priorities.
NCRLAP Website Tour (video) - Please check out this 8-minute video to see the various features offered on our website. This is a great option for visitors new to the website or who are starting to think about NC's Environment Rating Scale assessment process as it applies to ongoing quality improvement efforts.
NCRLAP offers contact hour earning online training. Go to ncrlap.org/Resources/Training/Register/ to see our scale related training as well as additional trainings that cover special topics such as language and interactions, outdoor learning environments, and requirements for materials in family child care homes.
All pending assessments are regular assessments. These are in-person observations lasting for several hours and all items are scored using the regular requirements; there are no more COVID-related exemptions in place. Assessors may continue to take photographs of the indoor/outdoor spaces and materials; however, children will not be photographed.