The NYC ACS Division of Early Care and Education (ECE) supports continuous quality improvements through the annual self-assessment process.
Completed packets were due on April 24, 2015 via email to your Team Leader. All required Appendices, the NYC Program Quality Assessment Scale, and Self-Assessment Orientation PowerPoint are attached. Below is a summary of the tools and training events for SA2015:
How to Obtain Tools
All 3 Evaluative Tools are to be used for SA2015. The ERS-R and CLASS tools are to be purchased by EarlyLearn programs. NYC-PQAS & the Guidance & Check list were sent in an earlier e-mail.
Self-Assessment Orientations and other trainings on the ITERS, FCCERS, ECERS and NYC-PQAS began March 3rd through 10th. If you have additional training needs, please contact your Team Leader CLASS trainings must be conducted by Teachstone Certified Trainers and evaluations conducted by Teachstone Certified Reliable evaluators. If you do not have a CLASS reliable observer on your staff you may contact consultant, Alex Atkin at Aatkin324@gmail.com or at (917)-232-2076, who can conduct CLASS assessments. Teachstone also provides a CLASS Observer Directory