Meaningful Evidence: Understanding Assessment in Early Childhood Programs

Ongoing assessment of children’s growth is part of quality early childhood programs.  Engaging families in the assessment process is a vital part of an appropriate assessment for young children. Explore methods to engage families in the assessment process.  Learn about the meaningful and appropriate assessment and how assessment provides a way to document children’s new skills and integrate the needs of each child into planning.  Understand the assessment cycle and gain tips on how to document and integrate assessment information into planning. 

This course requires activities with children during the course session. 

This course is appropriate for all early care and education professionals in center-based and family child care settings. 


Course Details

  • KDHE Approved:Yes
  • Clock Hours:3
  • Agency:KCCTO WFD
  • CDA Subject Area:7 - 7 - Observing and Recording Behavior
  • KS/MO Core Comp Area:III. Observation and Assessment