Delaware Stars offers professional development opportunities for its programs through trainings dedicated to support staffs’ pursuit of continuous quality improvement.
To register, participants must have a profile in the dieecpd.org registry. Contact your TA with questions and registration information.
Participants must register before the training and sign in at the training to receive quality-assured hours for the training.
The following Delaware Stars Trainings are currently being offered and are only available to providers participating in Delaware Stars.
Environment Rating Scales (ERS) Trainings
The ERS are observational tools used to assess aspects of quality in early childhood settings. These 4-hour trainings will introduce participants to the individual scales. Participants also will learn how to use these assessment tools for quality improvements. The individual trainings are specific to setting.
- “Applying the Infant and Toddler Environment Rating Scale – ITERS-R” targets infant and toddler classrooms (0-29 months).
- “Applying the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale – ECERS-R” targets early childhood classrooms (30-60 months).
- “Applying the Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale – FCCERS-R” targets family or large family child care settings.
- “Applying the School-Age Care Environment Rating Scale – SACERS-U” targets school-age classrooms.
Who Should Attend?
Staff working in a program enrolled in Delaware Stars, specifically program administrators or staff working in the specific setting for each scale.
Dates and times are included here.
Creating a Plan for Action: Building on Quality (CPA:BOQ)
This series of two 3 hour sessions focuses on how quality is measured and the tools and strategies used in Delaware Stars. Topic areas include reflecting on practice and using data from the ERS and Stars standards to guide improvement efforts.
Providers and administrators who are new to Delaware Stars.
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Please see your TA for questions and registration information.