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  1. Describes the steps involved in participating in assessments completed by NCRLAP. Information in this resource is appropriate to be used with each Environment Rating Scale, including the SACERS-U.   (19027 downloads)
    About the assessment process (video)  View!  
  2. We provide weekly webinars where you can learn about the Environment Rating Scales and other topics.   (16374 downloads)
    Webinar trainings  View!  
  3. Describes many of the health and sanitation practices considered during the assessment process. Information in this resource is appropriate to be used with each Environment Rating Scale, including the SACERS-U.   (15388 downloads)
    Handwashing and other basic health considerations (video)  View!  
  4. (2010 version) This chart summarizes safe and healthy outdoor play conditions. It is a guide to use when determining if weather conditions allow for outdoor play.   (11735 downloads)
    Child Care Weather Watch Chart  View!  
  5. Use this video supplement to learn more about how providers can ensure that health and sanitation practices are carried out appropriately throughout the day. Information in this resource is appropriate to be used with each Environment Rating Scale, including the SACERS-U.   (11547 downloads)
    Supplement for Handwashing and Basic Health Considerations (8-2012)  View!  
Assessment information
  1. Describes the steps involved in participating in assessments completed by NCRLAP. Information in this resource is appropriate to be used with each Environment Rating Scale, including the SACERS-U.   (19027 downloads) - 55
    About the assessment process (video)  View  
  2. About the assessment process in NC (uncaptioned video). Information in this resource is appropriate to be used with each Environment Rating Scale, including the SACERS-U.   (10496 downloads) - 55
    About the assessment process in NC (uncaptioned video)  View  
  3. This presentation explains the definition of books in poor repair as it applies to the ITERS-R and FCCERS-R as well as provides examples of common repair issues and other important considerations.   (159 downloads) - 55
    Books in Poor Repair  View  
  4. (2010 version) This chart summarizes safe and healthy outdoor play conditions. It is a guide to use when determining if weather conditions allow for outdoor play.   (11735 downloads) - 112
    Child Care Weather Watch Chart  View  
  5. This information provides considerations regarding appropriate images in books and pictures as it applies to observations conducted by the NC Rated License Assessment Project for the NC Star Rated License and addresses common questions.   (394 downloads) - 55
    Considering Appropriate Images in Books and Pictures  View  
  6. This video is intended for participants in North Carolina's ERS Assessment Process. It provides information related to the requirements of the ECERS-R, Item 22 Blocks, Indicator 5.1 and shows examples of block areas and how these relate to the indicator's requirements.   (80 downloads) - 55
    ECERS-R Item 22 Blocks, Indicator 5.1  View  
  7. This report shows statewide and county ECERS-R scores for NC Star Rated License assessments during 9/1/2017 to 8/31/2019.   (1246 downloads) - 112
    ECERS-R Statewide and county scores  View  
  8. This presentation defines the basic requirements of a cozy area for the ECERS-R and provides examples of areas that meet this definition and examples of areas that do not. It illustrates important considerations in determining the adequacy of a cozy area by answering common questions on this topic.   (186 downloads) - 55
    ECERS-R The Cozy Area  View  
  9. This document provides an overview of considerations, questions, and answers regarding ECERS-R assessments for public school preschool programs.   (8175 downloads) - 112
    ECERS-R: Public school information sheet  View  
  10. This document provides an overview of considerations, questions from FCCH providers, and answers regarding NC's FCCERS-R assessment process.   (3952 downloads) - 112
    FCCERS-R Assessment Process Information  View  
  11. Este documento proporciona una descripcion general de las consideraciones, preguntas de los proveedores de FCCH y respuestas sobre el proceso de evaluacion de FCCERS-R de NC.   (270 downloads) - 112
    FCCERS-R Assessment Process Information (Spanish version)  View  
  12. This resource is the first in a series of recorded PowerPoint presentations for family childcare providers. It examines the requirements of different indicators in the Fine Motor item in the FCCERS-R and provides a variety of examples.   (575 downloads) - 55
    FCCERS-R Item 16 Using Fine Motor Materials with Different Age Groups in Family Child Care Homes  View  
  13. This resource is the third in a series of recorded PowerPoint presentations for family childcare providers. It examines the requirements of different indicators in the Art item in the FCCERS-R and provides a variety of examples.   (499 downloads) - 55
    FCCERS-R Item 17 Using Art Materials with Different Age Groups in Family Child Care Home  View  
  14. This is the sixth in a series of recorded PowerPoint presentations for family childcare providers. It examines the requirements of different indicators in the Block item in the FCCERS-R and provides a variety of examples.   (425 downloads) - 55
    FCCERS-R Item 19 Using Blocks with Different Age Groups in Family Child Care Homes  View  
  15. This resource is the fourth in a series of recorded PowerPoint presentations for family childcare providers. It examines the requirements of different indicators in the Dramatic play item in the FCCERS-R and provides a variety of examples.   (465 downloads) - 55
    FCCERS-R Item 20 Using Dramatic Play Materials with Different Age Groups in Family Child Care Homes  View  
  16. This resource is the second in a series of recorded PowerPoint presentations for family childcare providers. It examines the requirements of different indicators in the Math item in the FCCERS-R and provides a variety of examples.   (1010 downloads) - 55
    FCCERS-R Item 21 Using Math Materials with Different Age Groups in Family Child Care Homes  View  
  17. This resource is the fifth in a series of recorded PowerPoint presentations for family childcare providers. It examines the requirements of different indicators in the Nature/science item in the FCCERS-R and provides a variety of examples.   (731 downloads) - 55
    FCCERS-R Item 22 Using Nature Science Materials with Different Age Groups in Family Child Care Homes  View  
  18. This resource is the seventh in a series of recorded PowerPoint presentations for family childcare providers. It examines the requirements of different indicators in the Promoting acceptance of diversity item in the FCCERS-R and provides a variety of examples.   (423 downloads) - 55
    FCCERS-R Item 24 Promoting Acceptance and Diversity in Family Child Care Homes  View  
  19. This report shows statewide and county FCCERS-R scores for NC Star Rated License assessments during 9/1/2017 to 8/31/2019.   (1309 downloads) - 112
    FCCERS-R Statewide and county scores  View  
  20. This document provides information about the purpose of the self-study process as part of NC's Star Rated License.   (487 downloads) - 112
    FCCH Self Study: General Information  View  
  21. This document provides important reminders about requirements for the self-study process as part of NC's Star Rated License and offers some ideas and questions to consider when getting started with a self-study.   (432 downloads) - 112
    FCCH Self Study: Key Points and Ideas for Getting Started  View  
  22. Examples of two forms are included. These are not required, but may be helpful in generating ideas or reflection as part of a self-study.   (503 downloads) - 112
    FCCH Self Study: Planning and Self Reflection Form Examples  View  
  23. Link to the DCDEE website, where you can learn about the NC Star Rated License system.   (9420 downloads) - 55
    General information regarding the NC Star Rated License system  View  
  24. This document provides information for NC Pre-K classrooms and programs participating in the ECERS-R assessment process.   (250 downloads) - 112
    Guide to the NC Pre-K Assessment Process  View  
  25. This document provides information for NC Pre-K classrooms and programs participating in the ECERS-R assessment process.   (221 downloads) - 112
    Guide to the NC Pre-K Assessment Process (Spanish version)  View  
  26. Describes many of the health and sanitation practices considered during the assessment process in NC. Information in this resource is appropriate to be used with each Environment Rating Scale, including the SACERS-U.   (11540 downloads) - 55
    Handwashing and basic health considerations for the assessment process (uncaptioned video)  View  
  27. Describes many of the health and sanitation practices considered during the assessment process. Information in this resource is appropriate to be used with each Environment Rating Scale, including the SACERS-U.   (15388 downloads) - 55
    Handwashing and other basic health considerations (video)  View  
  28. This document briefly summarizes some of the handwashing and some health requirements for the ITERS-R, ECERS-R, and FCCERS-R.   (745 downloads) - 112
    Health Reminders for the ITERS-R ECERS-R and FCCERS-R  View  
  29. Este documento resume brevemente algunos de los requisitos del lavado de las manos y algunos requisitos para la salud en el ITERS-R, ECERS-R y FCCERS-R.   (553 downloads) - 112
    Health Reminders for the ITERS-R ECERS-R and FCCERS-R (Spanish version)  View  
  30. This document briefly summarizes some of the handwashing and health considerations for the SACERS-U.   (533 downloads) - 112
    Health Reminders for the SACERS-U  View  
  31. Este documento resume brevemente algunos de los requisitos del lavado de las manos y algunos requisitos para la salud en el SACERS-U.   (497 downloads) - 112
    Health Reminders for the SACERS-U (Spanish version)  View  
  32. This poster from the NC Child Care Health and Safety Resource Center is referenced in NCRLAP facility summary reports.   (9121 downloads) - 55
    Healthy child care NC diaper procedure poster  View  
  33. This document explains how to determine whether to use the ECERS-R or ITERS-R in classrooms for two-year-olds when thinking about ongoing classroom planning and self-assessment, and also when preparing for upcoming assessments.   (490 downloads) - 112
    ITERS-R and ECERS-R: Determining Which Scale to Use in Two's Classrooms  View  
  34. This report shows statewide and county ITERS-R scores for NC Star Rated License assessments during 9/1/2017 to 8/31/2019.   (1447 downloads) - 112
    ITERS-R Statewide and county scores  View  
  35. Focuses on how language supports children’s cognitive and social/emotional development in programs serving infant and toddlers.   (10890 downloads) - 55
    Language for learning: Infants and toddlers (uncaptioned video)  View  
  36. Focuses on how language supports children’s cognitive and social/emotional development in programs serving infant and toddlers.   (10568 downloads) - 55
    Language for learning: Infants and Toddlers (video)  View  
  37. Focuses on how language supports children’s cognitive and social/emotional development in programs serving preschoolers.   (10917 downloads) - 55
    Language for learning: Preschoolers (uncaptioned video)  View  
  38. Focuses on how language supports children's cognitive and social/emotional development in programs serving preschoolers.   (11014 downloads) - 55
    Language for learning: Preschoolers (video)  View  
  39. Focuses on how language supports children's cognitive and social/emotional development in programs serving schoolagers. Information in this resource is appropriate to be used with each Environment Rating Scale, including the SACERS-U.   (9540 downloads) - 55
    Language for learning: Schoolagers (uncaptioned video)  View  
  40. Focuses on how language supports children's cognitive and social/emotional development in programs serving schoolagers. Information in this resource is appropriate to be used with each Environment Rating Scale, including the SACERS-U.   (8956 downloads) - 55
    Language for learning: Schoolagers (video)  View  
  41. This is a summary of scoring criteria used by NCRLAP assessors during Environment Rating Scale assessments for items that relate to gross motor space and equipment. These standards apply to all gross motor equipment and materials.   (437 downloads) - 112
    Requirements for Gross Motor Space and Equipment  View  
  42. This presentation explains the requirements for the nap/rest items in the Environment Rating Scales regarding healthy provisions. It addresses common questions and provides some helpful hints.   (144 downloads) - 55
    Rest Well: Sanitation considerations for naptime  View  
  43. This presentation discusses the supervision of children during naptime and considers the physical layout and placement of furnishings to allow for good supervision. It also discusses how programs can create a restful environment for children by considering the indicators at the various levels of quality in the Environment Rating Scales.   (135 downloads) - 55
    Rest Well: Supervision Considerations for Naptime and Creating a Restful Environment  View  
  44. Provides examples of some of the required interactions and facilitation of learning for a few items on the Activities sub-scale of the SACERS-U. It illustrates ideas for implementing best practices while staff communicate and interact with school-age children.   (10738 downloads) - 112
    SACERS-U Facilitating activities  View  
  45. This document includes information about policy and procedures questions that are important for school-age staff to be familiar with.   (477 downloads) - 112
    SACERS-U Important Program Policies and Procedures  View  
  46. This document includes details and reminders for items related to various learning materials, areas, and activities included in the SACERS-U.   (485 downloads) - 112
    SACERS-U Promoting Engagement  View  
  47. This report shows statewide and county SACERS-U scores for NC Star Rated License assessments during 9/1/2017 to 8/31/2019.   (722 downloads) - 112
    SACERS-U Statewide and county scores  View  
  48. This resource provides examples of the types of language and questioning techniques that specifically meet the expectations for item 29, Staff-child communication, indicator 5.4. It also illustrates best practices for language when staff ask children probing questions that encourage children to give more involved responses.   (8827 downloads) - 112
    SACERS-U: Language Activity: Understanding the requirement for item 29  View  
  49. Addresses common questions and scoring issues related to gross motor spaces and play that occur during the North Carolina Rated License Assessments. Information in this resource is appropriate to be used with each Environment Rating Scale, including the SACERS-U.   (9642 downloads) - 55
    Safe space for gross motor play (uncaptioned video)  View  
  50. Addresses common questions and scoring issues related to gross motor spaces and play that occur during the assessments completed by NCRLAP.   (10922 downloads) - 55
    Safe space for gross motor play (video)  View  
  51. This document provides information about the substantial portion of the day requirement in the ECERS-R. It includes information about the definition of the term, how assessors determine the times and make calculations, FAQs, materials indoors and outdoors, and tips.   (2839 downloads) - 112
    Substantial portion of the day: Key points for NC's assessment process  View  
  52. Este documento proporciona información sobre los requerimientos de una parte considerable del día en el ECERS-R. Incluye información sobre la definición del término, cómo los asesores determinan los tiempos y como hacen sus cálculos, preguntas frecuentes, materiales en interiores y exteriores, y consejos.   (452 downloads) - 112
    Substantial portion of the day: Key points for NC's assessment process (Spanish version)  View  
  53. This document provides a summary of the lowest scoring items and indicators for the ECERS-R, as used for the assessment portion of the NC Star Rated License.   (1204 downloads) - 112
    Summary of Lowest Scoring Items and Indicators for the ECERS-R  View  
  54. This document provides a summary of the lowest scoring items and indicators for the FCCERS-R, as used for the assessment portion of the NC Star Rated License.   (708 downloads) - 112
    Summary of Lowest Scoring Items and Indicators for the FCCERS-R  View  
  55. This document provides a summary of the lowest scoring items and indicators for the ITERS-R, as used for the assessment portion of the NC Star Rated License.   (981 downloads) - 112
    Summary of Lowest Scoring Items and Indicators for the ITERS-R  View  
  56. This document provides a summary of the lowest scoring items and indicators for the SACERS-U, as used for the assessment portion of the NC Star Rated License.   (757 downloads) - 112
    Summary of Lowest Scoring Items and Indicators for the SACERS-U  View  
  57. Use this video supplement to learn more about common questions and scoring issues related to gross motor spaces and play that occur during the NC rated license assessments. Information in this resource is appropriate to be used with each Environment Rating Scale, including the SACERS-U.   (10605 downloads) - 112
    Supplement for A Safe Space for Gross Motor Play (8-2012)  View  
  58. Use this video supplement to learn more about the process of having an assessment completed by the NC Rated License Assessment Project. Information in this resource is appropriate to be used with each Environment Rating Scale, including the SACERS-U.   (8601 downloads) - 112
    Supplement for About the Assessment Process (8-2012)  View  
  59. Use this video supplement to learn more about how providers can ensure that health and sanitation practices are carried out appropriately throughout the day. Information in this resource is appropriate to be used with each Environment Rating Scale, including the SACERS-U.   (11547 downloads) - 112
    Supplement for Handwashing and Basic Health Considerations (8-2012)  View  
  60. This supplement focuses on how language supports children's cognitive and social/emotional development in child care settings. Information in this resource is appropriate to be used with each Environment Rating Scale, including the SACERS-U.   (8562 downloads) - 112
    Supplement for Language for Learning (8-2012)  View  
  61. This video supplement illustrates ways providers can ensure that infants, particularly non-mobile infants, have a variety of play and learning experiences with appropriate materials and furnishings throughout the course of the caregiving day.   (9715 downloads) - 112
    Supplement for Using Materials with Non-Mobile Infants (8-2012)  View  
  62. Offering quality care to children in your program is an on-going process, regardless of when your assessment window occurs. In conjunction with other resources provided by DCDEE and NCRLAP, these suggestions may help increase understanding of the Environment Rating Scale (ERS) assessment process and assist with staying prepared for your assessment(s).   (107 downloads) - 112
    Thinking ahead and being prepared all of the time (for the assessment process)  View  
  63. Offering quality care to children in your program is an on-going process, regardless of when your assessment window occurs. These suggestions may help increase understanding of the Environment Rating Scale (ERS) assessment process and ease preparation for your assessment(s).   (92 downloads) - 112
    Thinking ahead and being prepared all of the time (for the assessment process) Spanish version  View  
  64. Use this worksheet to document the materials and furnishings in a preschool classroom and also to consider specific questions about play times and activities items based on ECERS-R items and indicators. This document should be used while reading the ECERS-R and it may be printed to fill in answers, or a tablet and stylus could be used.   (527 downloads) - 112
    Thinking More About Learning Materials and Play - ECERS-R  View  
  65. Use this worksheet to document the materials and furnishings in a family child care home and also to consider specific questions about play times and activities items based on FCCERS-R items and indicators. This document should be used while reading the FCCERS-R and it may be printed to fill in answers, or a tablet and stylus could be used.   (441 downloads) - 112
    Thinking More About Learning Materials and Play - FCCERS-R  View  
  66. Use this worksheet to document the materials and furnishings in infant and toddler classrooms and also to consider specific questions about play times and activities items based on ITERS-R items and indicators. This document should be used while reading the ITERS-R and it may be printed to fill in answers, or a tablet and stylus could be used.   (485 downloads) - 112
    Thinking More About Learning Materials and Play - ITERS-R  View  
  67. Use this worksheet to document the materials and furnishings in a school-age program and also to consider specific questions about play times and activities items based on SACERS-U items and indicators. This document should be used while reading the SACERS-U and it may be printed to fill in answers, or a tablet and stylus could be used.   (488 downloads) - 112
    Thinking More About Learning Materials and Play - SACERS-U  View  
  68. USDA Meal Pattern Guidelines for Children 1-12 years of age. These were updated on October 1, 2017. Source. Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), www.fns.usda.gov/cacfp/meals-and-snacks and redesigned by NCRLAP   (404 downloads) - 112
    USDA Meal Pattern Guidelines for Children 1 to 12 years  View  
  69. USDA Meal Pattern Guidelines for Infants less than 12 months old. These were updated on October 1, 2017. Source. Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), www.fns.usda.gov/cacfp/meals-and-snacks and redesigned by NCRLAP.   (196 downloads) - 112
    USDA Meal Pattern Guidelines for Infants  View  
  70. Illustrates ways providers can ensure that infants, particularly non-mobile infants, have a variety of play and learning experiences with appropriate materials and furnishings throughout the course of the caregiving day.   (9228 downloads) - 55
    Using materials with non-mobile infants (uncaptioned)  View  
  71. Illustrates ways providers can ensure that infants, particularly non-mobile infants, have a variety of play and learning experiences with appropriate materials and furnishings throughout the course of the caregiving day.   (10002 downloads) - 55
    Using materials with non-mobile infants (video)  View  
  72. This recorded PowerPoint discusses the requirements as well as common questions regarding the requirements for the Environment Rating Scales regarding outdoor play weather permitting. It also provides an introduction to ways to enhance the outdoor learning environment. Information in this resource is appropriate to be used with each of the Environment Rating Scale.   (215 downloads) - 55
    Weather Permitting and Outdoor Play  View  
  73. This information will give administrators and staff a better understanding of what will occur during the assessment process process and some ideas for simple preparation steps to help the process go smoothly.   (71 downloads) - 112
    Your Assessments Are Scheduled, Now What?  View  
  74. This information will give administrators and staff a better understanding of what will occur during the assessment process and some ideas for simple preparation steps to help the process go smoothly.   (59 downloads) - 112
    Your Assessments Are Scheduled, Now What? (Spanish version)  View  
Forms
  1. This form should be completed by child care program staff and given to the assessor on the day of the assessment. One form should be used for each classroom that includes any two-year-old children. If no two-year-olds are enrolled, this form does not need to be completed.   (208 downloads) - 112
    Birthdate list for classrooms with two-year-olds enrolled  View  
  2. This form is completed when there are more than four children with identified disabilities or special needs enrolled in a classroom. It includes additional rows of the table on the classroom information form.   (667 downloads) - 112
    Children with disabilities information form  View  
  3. This form should be completed by program staff and/or home providers before the assessment and given to assessors on the day of the assessment. One form should be used for each classroom.   (99 downloads) - 112
    Classroom information form  View  
  4. This form is to be completed for NCRLAP data requests. It helps identify which filters and variables to include and provides other information related to the nature and scope of the data request.   (2344 downloads) - 112
    NCRLAP data request application (3-6-2015)  View  
  5. This is an optional form that programs may choose to complete if their program or a classroom has special characteristics (e.g., enrolls many children with involved special needs, program is based on a specific philosophy or curriculum, etc.). Based on information provided during the scheduling phone call, this form can be sent with the scheduling packet, as needed.   (92 downloads) - 112
    Special characteristics information form  View  
  6. This form is completed by program staff and is ready to give to the assessor on the day of the assessment.   (89 downloads) - 112
    Teacher Information Form  View  
General information
  1. This brochure explains how quality is assessed, how to prepare for a visit, the scheduling process, what to expect on the day of the assessment, and what happens after the assessment.   (442 downloads) - 112
    A Quick Reference to the Rated License Assessment Process (2020 brochure web version)  View  
  2. This brochure explains how quality is assessed, how to prepare for a visit, the scheduling process, what to expect on the day of the assessment, and what happens after the assessment.   (92 downloads) - 112
    A Quick Reference to the Rated License Assessment Process (Spanish 2020 brochure web version)  View  
  3. This address links to the website for the National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education, CFOC3 website page.   (9110 downloads) - 55
    Caring for Our Children, 3rd edition  View  
  4. Link to CPSC website. Provides the CPSC guidelines referenced by rated license assessors.   (8051 downloads) - 55
    Handbook for Public Playground Safety  View  
  5. This document provides information for families about the assessment process and what to expect. Program administrators are encouraged to post this document in family areas or include with a program newsletter when the assessment window is scheduled. It is available in English and Spanish.   (94 downloads) - 112
    Information for Families About Rated License Assessments in Child Care Centers  View  
  6. This document provides information for families about the assessment process and what to expect. Program administrators are encouraged to post this document in family areas or include with a program newsletter when the assessment window is scheduled. It is available in English and Spanish.   (95 downloads) - 112
    Information for Families About Rated License Assessments in Child Care Centers (Spanish)  View  
  7. This document provides information for families about the assessment process and what to expect. FCCH providers are encouraged to post this document in family areas or include with a program newsletter when the assessment window is scheduled. It is available in English and Spanish.   (86 downloads) - 112
    Information for Families About Rated License Assessments in Family Child Care Homes  View  
  8. Links to the DCDEE website where you may look up a variety of important agencies, such as Resource and Referral offices. This helpful website allows you to select by county.   (3403 downloads) - 55
    NC Child Care Resource and Referral Offices (by county)  View  
  9. How Mindset Influences the Ways You Receive and Use Assessment Related Feedback Developed and presented by Adam Holland for NCRLAP Vimeo link: https://vimeo.com/493418644/971c69bf16 (link updated from YouTube to Vimeo 12/23/2020)   (234 downloads) - 55
    Reflections on Mindset video by Adam Holland  View  
  10. Links to the DCDEE website search engine. You can search for facilities using a variety of filters (e.g., star rating, county, zip code).   (4549 downloads) - 55
    Search for a child care program in North Carolina  View  
Presentations and research papers
  1. Provides a summary of measurement tools used for NCRLAP's research study. Scales include: ECERS-E, OST, CLASS, ITERS-R, ECERS-R, SACERS.   (4103 downloads) - 112
    A Comparison of Quality Assessment Tools (SRCD 2011 Handout)  View  
  2. This is the actual poster displayed at SRCD on March 31, 2011, titled ''Comparison among quality measures in child care settings: Indicators of quality in relation to child outcomes.''   (4264 downloads) - 112
    A Comparison of Quality Assessment Tools (SRCD 2011 Overall DCD Results poster)  View  
  3. This is the actual poster displayed at SRCD on March 31, 2011, titled ''Unique contribution of outdoor environmental quality to children's cognitive and emotional experiences: A comparison of measures''   (4839 downloads) - 112
    A Comparison of Quality Assessment Tools (SRCD 2011 POEMS poster)  View  
  4. This document contains general information on the observation measures piloted in the Comparison of Quality Assessment Tools research project. It includes details about scoring, administration, and the psychometrics for each measure.   (3478 downloads) - 112
    A Comparison of Quality Assessment Tools: Information on Observation Measures  View  
  5. A Comparison of Quality Assessment Tools: Preliminary Results. Uploaded to the VFC on 1/13/2011 10:59:25 AM.   (4044 downloads) - 112
    A Comparison of Quality Assessment Tools: Overall Results by Age Group  View  
  6. Provides an overview of the Comparison of Quality Assessment Tools research project.   (4261 downloads) - 112
    A Comparison of Quality Assessment Tools: Overview of Project and Procedures  View  
  7. Lessons Learned From the First Six Years (NAEYC Presentation, Dec 2005)   (965 downloads) - 112
    Lessons Learned From the First Six Years (NAEYC Presentation, Dec 2005)  View  
  8. Provides a summary of a recent study by Hatfield et all (2014) that examined the inequities in access to quality early care and education. The purpose of the study was to examine program and community level characteristics related to total licensing points earned by early care and education programs in North Carolina's Tiered Quality Rating Improvement System (TQRIS).   (2433 downloads) - 112
    NCRLAP research brief: Inequities in access to quality early care and education  View  
  9. Recent findings from the North Carolina Rated License Assessment Project (NCRLAP) provide compelling evidence for the importance of low ratios and group sizes for infants and toddlers in center-based care. For more information or questions, please contact Dr. Deborah Cassidy (djcassidy@uncg.edu)   (7736 downloads) - 112
    NCRLAP research brief: Ratios and group sizes are linked to ITERS-R scores  View  
  10. UNCG has recently completely two important studies regarding child care quality and child outcomes. This document shares the results with you in a way that will provide talking points and support for conversations that child care providers might have with policy makers or investors. Please feel free to share this information with other colleagues who are also interested in working towards higher quality care for all young children.   (4329 downloads) - 112
    Quality Fact Sheet  View  
  11. Powerpoint slides from NCRLAP session 119 ''Understanding Classroom Quality.'' This resource was uploaded to the VFC on 5/4/2011 4:23:06 PM by Lia Rucker.   (3704 downloads) - 112
    Smart Start Session119: Understanding Classroom Quality (5-4-11)  View  
NC Additional Notes
  1. These are the current NC Additional Notes for the ECERS-R used by NCRLAP assessors.   (285 downloads) - 112
    ~NC Additional Notes ECERS-R  View  
  2. These are the current NC Additional Notes for the SACERS-U used by NCRLAP assessors.   (228 downloads) - 112
    ~NC Additional Notes SACERS-U  View  
  3. These are the current NC Additional Notes for the FCCERS-R used by NCRLAP assessors.   (212 downloads) - 112
    ~NC Additional Notes: FCCERS-R  View  
  4. These are the current NC Additional Notes for the ITERS-R used by NCRLAP assessors.   (251 downloads) - 112
    ~NC Additional Notes: ITERS-R  View  
Grievance and score change documents
  1. This document outlines the steps that child care operators may follow if they have questions or concerns about their assessment report(s).   (1602 downloads) - 112
    Information for Providers about the NCRLAP Grievance Process  View  
Outreach training
  1. Attendees or participants in recently NCRLAP outreach event can complete this survey, which asks for opinions about the training event.   (2195 downloads) - 55
    Outreach participant evaluation (online survey)  View  
  2. We provide weekly webinars where you can learn about the Environment Rating Scales and other topics.   (16374 downloads) - 55
    Webinar trainings  View  
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