This category contains trainer updates for standardized curriculum. Enrollment keys are required to access the training. These updates are available by invitation only.


The Third Edition of the ECERS is a major revision that introduces innovations in both the content and administration of the scale while retaining the continuity of the two principal characteristics of the ECERS, namely its comprehensive or global definition of quality and the reliance on observation as the primary source of information on which to base assessment of classroom quality.

Illinois is transitioning from ECERS-R to ECERS-3 as the required assessment tool for ExceleRate. As a result, the content of the Introduction to ERS training has been updated to reflect the changes associated with the using and scoring ECERS-3.

Approximate Training Time:  1.5 hours