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ECPK 309 - Standards-Based Assessment of Classrooms and Programs, Birth-K

(1 credit)
Prerequisite: ECED 230; and ELED 120 or PSYC 224; and ECED 280; and SPED 218, which may be taken concurrently; and admission to Early Education and Care professional education program; and minimum overall and major GPA of 2.5; or consent of instructor
This is the third module in the three-credit course ECPK 322 Observation and Assessment in Early Childhood, Birth-K. In this one-credit course, students will learn to assess classroom practices and program effectiveness using the standardized tools the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care uses in its QRIS assessments, including the CLASS and the ECERS. They will explore how to use the results of such programmatic assessments to guide changes in their own teaching practices and classrooms and to advocate for systemic change in the programs they serve.