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ERSI is offering a NEW webinar course on the FCCERS-3. The “FCCERS-3 In-depth” webinar course is perfect for those organizations that have found themselves working from home as a result of COVID-19 and currently not able to go into classrooms or family child care homes to offer face-to-face technical assistance or conduct evaluations. Coaches, educational coordinators, technical assistance specialists, and QRIS evaluators can increase content knowledge of FCCERS-3 requirements through participation in this new course. The FCCERS-3 In-depth course will help FCCERS-3 users to broaden their understanding of the scale requirements and prepare for successful coaching and reliability testing. 

The FCCERS-3 In-depth webinar will be offered in a series of modules providing information and interpretations of all FCCERS-3 indicator requirements. Each module consists of two webinars. Each webinar is two hours and covers two items (*session 2 of Module 8 covers three items). These webinar courses are heavy in content information with rationales for FCCERS-3 requirements. Each indicator will be broken down, explaining terms like “some, many, usually” and describing what the requirements look like in a family child care setting. There will be time set aside for answering questions. You can select what module you want to complete or you can take all modules. A certificate of attendance will be given for all completed modules.

The FCCERS-3 In-depth Webinar Course costs $425/participant for each module, with each module consisting of two webinars (each webinar is two hours). There is a 5% discount available for groups of 5-9 people registered from the same agency, and a 10% discount for groups of 10 or more people registered from the same agency.

Registration and full payment via check or purchase order need to be completed prior to the date of the course. Purchase orders must be replaced with checks a minimum of one week prior to the course date. A confirmation email will be sent when application and payment have been received. Applications can be found below.

The FCCERS-3 Scale is a required text for this course and can be purchased from Teacher's College Press or Kaplan Companies.

Prerequisites include some training and/or use of the Environment Rating Scales. It will be helpful if participants have completed some type of introductory training (whether live or online) so they will fully understand the scoring system and format of the FCCERS-3.


Module 1:  Click here for an application
August 8, 2022, 1pm-3pm EST: Item 1. Indoor space and Item 2. Furnishings for care, play, and learning
August 9, 2022, 1pm-3pm EST: Item 3. Arrangement of indoor space and Item 4. Display for children 

Module 2:   Click here for an application  
August 10, 2022, 1pm-3pm EST: Item 5. Meals/snacks and Item 6. Diapering/toileting
August 11, 2022, 1pm-3pm EST: Item 7. Health practices and Item 8. Safety practices 

Module 3:   Click here for an application
August 22, 2022, 1pm-3pm EST: Item 9. Talking with children and Item 10. Encouraging vocabulary development
August 23, 2022, 1pm-3pm EST: Item 11. Responding to children’s communication and Item 12. Encouraging children to communicate   
Module 4:   Click here for an application
August 24, 2022, 1pm-3pm EST: Item 13. Provider use of books with children and Item 14. Encouraging children’s use of books
August 25, 2022, 1pm-3pm EST: Item 15. Fine motor and Item 16. Art  

Module 5:   Click here for an application
September 6, 2022, 1pm-3pm EST Item 17. Music and movement and Item 18. Blocks
September 7, 2022, 1pm-3pm EST: Item 19. Dramatic play and Item 20. Nature/science  

Module 6:   Click here for an application
September 8, 2022, 1pm-3pm EST: Item 21. Math/number and Item 22. Appropriate use of screen time
September 9, 2022, 1pm-3pm EST: Item 23. Promoting acceptance of diversity and Item 24. Gross motor 

Module 7:   Click here for an application
September 19, 2022, 1pm-3pm EST: Item 25. Supervision of gross motor play and Item 26. Supervision of play and learning (non-gross motor)
September 20, 2022, 1pm-3pm EST: Item 27. Provider-child interaction and Item 29. Guiding children's behaivor  

Module 8:   Click here for an application
September 21, 2022, 1pm-3pm EST: Item 28. Providing physical warmth/touch and Item 30. Interaction among children
September 22, 2022, 1pm-3pm EST: Item 31. Schedule and transitions, Item 32. Free play, and Item 33. Group play 

If you have questions or need further information contact:
Vanessa McCullough



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