STAR NET Region IV Training Calendar
Workshops after June 30, 2019 will be held pending funding.
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Introduction to the Early Learning Scale Preschool Assessment System (2 day workshop 9/10/19 & 9/11/19)
Description: Participants will explore the components of the Early Learning Scale Preschool Assessment system; review the structure/components of the ELS; discuss the domains and each of the items within the domains; understand the assessment cycle; and practice scoring. Workshop Note: Participants must have already purchased, or will purchase the Early Learning Scale Preschool Assessment instrument (developed by NIEER) as this workshop is for those programs ready to begin implementation of the ELS. Please bring your laptop and your ELS Guidebook if…Find out more »
Description: The Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS) was designed to assess process quality by looking at what children directly experience in their Early Childhood classroom. This session will introduce participants to the newly updated ECERS tool, the ECERS-3, which will be used to assess Preschool for All and Preschool for All Expansion programs. The ECERS-3 includes improvements in both content and administration and relies on classroom observations with greater emphasis on interactions, the teacher’s role, language & literacy, and…Find out more »
Description: The purpose of this presentation is to describe instructional strategies for supporting young children with disabilities in inclusive early childhood settings. Dr. Barton will provide an overview of effective practices based on research and principles of applied behavior analysis. She will provide examples to illustrate high quality early childhood inclusive environments. She will outline strategies for embedding into ongoing activities in inclusive early childhood classrooms. Participants will have opportunities to identify practices and plan classroom implementation. Presenter(s): Erin Barton Registration:…Find out more »