All About the Environment Rating Scales

Useful Environment Rating Scales® Resources

New for 2018!

Bright & Early ND is transitioning to the updated versions of the Environment Rating Scales®. Please see details below on potential timelines that may impact your program.

January 1st -June 30th, 2018: Transition Phase

Preschool and Center-based programs will have the option to use the following Environment Rating Scales®:

  • Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale®, Third Edition (ITERS-3) UPDATED VERSION!
  • Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale®, Revised Edition (ITERS-R)
  • Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale®, Third Edition (ECERS-3) UPDATED VERSION!
  • Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale®, Revised Edition (ECERS-R)

Please note, the Bright & Early ND sponsored trainings, listed above, will support the updated versions of the Environment Rating Scales®.

July 1st, 2018: Implementation Update

Preschool and Center-based programs that are applying to participate in the July 2018 cohort and beyond will receive observations using the updated Environment Rating Scales® (ITERS-3 and ECERS-3) only.