Observed Quality and Psychometric Properties of the CLASS-T in the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey

OPRE Technical Brief
Publisher: Washington, DC: Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
May 30, 2014
Authors
Eileen Bandel, Nikki Aikens, Cheri A. Vogel, Kimberly Boller, and Lauren Murphy

 

This technical brief reports on the use of the Toddler Classroom Assessment Scoring System in the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES). The brief documents the instrument's psychometric properties, including results of factor analyses, internal consistency reliability, and concurrent and predictive associations to child development outcomes and other key indicators of quality.