Are you thinking about using the FCCERS-R in your family child care home?  This tip sheet from the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership defines some of the terms used and gives helpful suggestions for preparing your environment.

FCCERS-R-Tip Sheet

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This rating scale is used to help you create an environment that supports the development of young children in your program. It is also required to obtain credentials and quality ratings. If you are interested in purchasing the Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale developed by the University of North Carolina, you can find it here:

Rating Scale revised edition