Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale Update from DHS
Effective July 1, 2018
Beginning July 1, 2018, the 3rd edition of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-3) will be used for all assessment requests made by center-based programs with preschool-age classrooms (3-5 year old).
Assessment requests emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 29, 2018 will continue to be given the choice of ECERS-R or ECERS-3, even if the actual assessment date is not scheduled until after July 1.
Please contact your CCR&R Child Care Consultant with questions.
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