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Strategies to Manage an Effective Program Operation  >  Managing Environments
Introduction to the Environment Rating Scale (ERS): Overview & Self-Assessment (Learn & Grow Level 2)

Course Description

This training provides an overview of the ERS tool. The focus of the ERS is on safety, organization and the age-appropriateness of daily schedule and materials within the environment. ECL providers will learn all of the components of the ERS tool, how to score, and conduct a self-assessment of their own classroom and/or program using the appropriate tool.

Course Length

- This training has 10 hours total: (5 hours of face to face training, followed by 3 hours of self-assessment, and then 2 hours of follow up face to face training)

 Course Cost

- Total training cost is $52.50 a person

- This course will only be offered face to face

  • Nov 12th – Part I (9 am to 3 pm)
  • Nov 19th – Part II (10 am to 12 pm)

 This training is required for advancement to level 2 in Learn & Grow:

  • Administrators must complete this session as part of achieving the “Alaska Early Childhood Administrator Credential”
  • Lead teachers must complete this session as part of “Level 2: Moving Into Higher Quality Training”
  • For more information about Learn & Grow and the various pathways to complete these training requirements please visit

 All parts of this training session, when applicable, must be taken together to receive credit for participation. No partial credit or make up is permitted.


No training dates are currently scheduled.