Iowa State University Extension and Outreach (ISU) is offering Environment Rating Scale (ERS) training online!
Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale Revised (FCCERS-R) and Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale 3 (ECERS-3) will start this fall. The FCCERS-R is for providers caring for children birth to 12 years in a home-setting. The ECERS-3 is for teachers, directors, assistant directors and program staff who work directly with children age 3-5 years in center-based, preschool or Head Start programs.
Be sure to sign up on the DHS Training Registry and click the payment link to complete payment through Iowa State University’s Conference Payment Management system. You must complete BOTH steps to be registered. Only signing up on the registry without paying, does not hold a spot.
Registrants must participate in all four live sessions and complete all out-of-class activities to receive the final ERS certificate. Certificates for credit hours are provided at the end of each live session.
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...