Developed in partnership with the authors of the Environment Rating Scales
The Environment Rating Scales are the most widely used instruments to measure quality of early learning environments. Learn how to introduce the Scales to providers, students, or brand-new assessors and coaches.
Learning made easy
The courses are available on-demand and designed to be completed at a participant’s own pace.
All Scales available
Courses available for ECERS-3, ECERS-R, ITERS-3, ITERS-R, FCCERS-R, & SACERS-U.
Access to the authors
Participants’ questions answered by the authors and their staff via email.
Learn how to use the Scales
Interactive learning activities guide participants in the use of the printed Scales.
The courses are five hours in length. Each course introduces the specific Scale and includes:
The basic needs of children and how the Scales address them
The scoring system
Frequently used terms
Sample situations & classroom video segments for scoring practice
Printable certificate of completion
Availability in Spanish
CEUs awarded upon successful completion
A printed copy of the Scale. If a copy of the Scale is needed, it can be purchased online at Teachers College Press, Barnes and Noble, or Amazon.
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