Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale, Revised Edition (FCCERS-R)
FCCERS-R is designed to assess family child care programs conducted in a provider's home for children from infancy through school-age. All family child care homes participating in QRIS are required to use FCCERS-R as a measurement tool at Level 2, Level 3, and Level 4. For updates and additional clarifications for the FCCERS-R, visit the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute website http://ers.fpg.unc.edu/
Business Administration Scale (BAS)
BAS is a reliable tool for measuring the overall quality of business and professional practices in family child care settings. The BAS is required for all family child care homes participating in QRIS at Level 2, Level 3, and Level 4. and use the results to inform the development or revisions of their FCC improvement plan. More information on BAS.
Strengthening Families Program Self-Assessment
Strengthening Families Self-Assessment includes: Self-Assessment, Protective Factors Survey, and Staff Survey. This tool is required for center-based/ school based, FCC, and Afterschool/Out of School Time Programs participating in QRIS at Level 2. For more Info about the Strengthening Families Self Assessment Tools: http://www.strengtheningfamilies.net/index.php/online_resources/guide_assess/category/self_assessment/
Arnett-Caregiver Interaction Scale (Arnett/CIS)
The Arnett has 26 items that measure the emotional tone, discipline style, and responsiveness of the caregiver in the classroom. The Arnett should be completed for each individual educator and may be downloaded through the EEC website.