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The 5 Features of Successful Coaching

This article, adapted from The Early Childhood Coaching Handbook, Second Edition, will take you through the five important features of coaching and give you examples that illustrate each trait in action. Read More

MEISR At-a-Glance

Get an at-a-glance look at the MEISR, including what it assesses, who conducts the MEISR, the routines assessed, and more! Read More

MEISR Manual Excerpt

Read this excerpt from the Measure of Engagement, Independence, and Social Relationships (MEISR) Manual to get a look at the manual's contents and preface! Read More

MEISR Sample Form

View this completed sample MEISR form to learn more about this tool and how it is completed. Get a sense of the format, the types of questions asked, and the way that these items are scored. Read More

How to Use the MEISR™ During the IFSP Process

The MEISR™ has value at many steps in early intervention. Information from the MEISR can be used to assist with answering assessment questions and can provide informational support to families. Use this table to see how the MEISR can be useful at different points during the IFSP process. Read More

Why Interrater Reliability Matters

Interrater Reliability (IRR) is important when using an observation-based tool such as AEPS. This infographic explains what, why, and how the AEPS IRR Certification helps to ensure reliable scoring when using the AEPS. Read More

Programs Supporting Early Literacy: At-a-Glance

This handout provides an at-a-glance look at the programs profiled in Connecting Through Talk. Each of these programs promotes thoughtful, responsive adult–child interactions and expands young children's access to books. Read More