School Readiness Providers: CHILD ASSESSMENT
Super Saturday Workshops
for School Readiness (SR) Providers
Saturday, September 14
Gather your staff and plan to attend our Super Saturday Workshops at the Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County (ELCPBC).
This learning event will prepare School Readiness (SR) providers in the selection and use of a child assessment tool that works best for their program. Representatives from COR Advantage, Galileo and Teaching Strategies Gold will be present to share information on using their tools and related resources.
If you are attending the morning session for STAR Early Literacy and need to attend the child assessment tool presentations, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Several workshop times are available and listed below for the assessment tool sessions of your choice.
Registration Required - Spaces are limited!
All sessions will be held at the Children's Services Council building at 2300 High Ridge Road, Boynton Beach, Florida 33426. Please be sure to bring staff members to assist in gathering information from the various sessions.
Dear School Readiness (SR) Provider,
Congratulations on selecting to participate in child assessment for the 2019/2020 year. We are looking forward to partnering with you on this exciting work!
Based on your 2019/20 School Readiness contract, we know your program has chosen one of the three Office of Early Learning (OEL) approved child assessment tools:
- Teaching Strategies GOLD
- High Scope Child Assessment Record (COR)
Information on the various child assessment tools available is listed below.
The first step in the eligibility process is to provide child assessment Inter-Rater Reliability (IRR) information for 75% of program staff (instructors/directors). Please upload IRR certificates to the Quality Performance System (QPS) for 75% of instructors/directors on your roster by September 1, 2019.
The instructions at the link here will help you to activate your QPS account and upload the reliability certificates (IRR).
If you have any questions, please contact:
Quality Program Specialist
Main: (561) 214-8000
Direct: (561) 600-9421
Dear School Readiness Providers,
Please find at the link below the finalized Rule 6M-4.500 (Child Attendance and Provider Reimbursements), which includes updated reimbursement information on:
- Section 10: Tiered Quality Performance Incentive differential rates based on program assessment (CLASS)
- Section 11: Differential rate for programs electing to complete child assessment (using either the COR, Galileo or Teaching Strategies GOLD)
- Please click on the link here (or flyer to the right) for more information on the various Child Assessment Tools available to meet the requirements of the child assessment component.
We will be adding a recording of the recent webinars held for School Readiness (SR) Providers soon, which will include additional information. Thank you.