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 email@example.com 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.
The Iowa Department of Human Services is implementing the Statewide Child Care Emergency and Response Plan
The child care services you provide are important to both families and the community. With the heavy snow fall this winter and recent rain, many counties in Iowa are experiencing flooding. We need you to let us know if your child care business has been impacted and if so, the e...