0-3/Part C /Early Intervention

The Interactive Guide to Implementing an Integrated Child & Family Outcomes and IFSP/IEP Process

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Megan Vinh (WRRC), Naomi Younggren (DoD EDIS Program), Kathi Gillaspy (DaSy, ECO, ECTA)

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. This session highlighted the ECO Center's new Interactive Guide to Implementing an Integrated Child & Family Outcomes and IFSP/IEP Process. This resource uses the stages of implementation and offers a structured path towards implementing an integrated outcomes and IFSP/IEP process. Presenters demonstrated the resources developed and share how the information may be accessed.

Incorporating IDEA Birth-Five in QRIS Systms: Promising Practices and Lessons Learned

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Shelley deFosset (ELCTA), Verna Thompson (DE 619 Coordinator), Andy Gomm (NM Part C Coordinator)

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. This session provided background information about TQRIS and an overview of key points for consideration when developing quality indicators and strategies for Part B 619 and Part C services, including home visiting programs in state QRIS systems. Additionally, the session featured panelists from Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge states who are working on different approaches for integrating and measuring these standards.

Why CEDS for Part C and 619: The Benefits of Using Common Education Data Standards

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Meredith Miceli (OSEP), Lisa Backer (MN ECSE Supervisor, C Data Manager), Suzanne Raber (DaSy)

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. How can CEDS support state agencies responsible for early intervention and preschool special education programs and their data? This session helped participants understand the benefits of using common data elements and definitions in their early childhood data systems. Tools developed by the Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) initiative were demonstrated to illustrate the power of shared data dictionaries, shared evaluation and research questions, and shared analytic strategies to answer important program and policy questions.

The DaSy Chain: Early Learning Standards Data Linkages

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Verna Thompson (DE 619 Coordinator), Mary Anketell (PA EI TA), Jim Lesko (ELCTA), Judy Swett (ECTA, PACER), Grace Kelley (SERRC), Mary Peters (DaSy, ECTA), Cindy Ramagos (LA 619 Coordinator)

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. Participants were involved in a moderated conversation featuring national, state, and family perspectives, with an emphasis on the process states have used in cross-walking federal reporting requirements across early childhood agencies (e.g., Head Start reporting framework, child care, and OSEP three child outcomes). Participants shared  what they are doing, explored what is needed, and discovered how to better connect early learning standards with other work in their state.

The Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Competency Check

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Naomi Younggren (DoD EDIS Program), Amy Nicholas (DaSy), Siobhan Colgan (DaSy, ECO), Kathi Gillaspy (DaSy, ECO, ECTA )

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. This session highlighted the ECO Center's new COS Competency Check product. This resource offers a structured way to ensure staff completing the COS process have the basic knowledge and skills needed. Presenters demonstrated the resources developed and shared how the information may be accessed once it is complete. There was an opportunity to provide feedback on the use of the materials and how to support states' use of the resources.

Data Analysis to Guide Improvement of Child Outcomes

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Cornelia Taylor (DaSy, ECO), Lynne Kahn (ECTA, DaSy, ECO), Taletha Derrington (DaSy)

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. This workshop provided hypothetical data for participants to review and discuss. The data exercise included examples of analyses that led to implications for improving data quality and guided decisions about strategies for program improvement.

Family Data: Indicator C4 Highlights FFY2011

Type: 
Paper/Report
Author/Presenter: 

ECO staff

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

This 2-page document summarizes the analyses of the FFY 2011 family outcomes data submitted by states to OSEP in February 2013.

Outcomes for Children Served through IDEA's Early Childhood Programs 2011-12

Type: 
Paper/Report
Author/Presenter: 

ECO staff

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

This 2-page document summarizes the analyses of the FFY 2011 child outcomes data submitted by states to OSEP in February 2013.
 

Preparing the Next Generation of Professionals to Use Child Outcomes Data to Improve Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Kathleen Hebbeler and Lynne Kahn

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

In this presentation, ECO staff talk about the three OSEP child outcomes, progress categories and summary statements; approaches to measuring the outcomes; data quality; and pre-service and in-service preparation.

2013 CEELO Roundtable: Using Assessment to Improve Teaching and Learning for Young Children Birth-3rd Grade

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Kathleen Hebbeler

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented by Kathleen Hebbeler at the 2013 Roundtable in  San Francisco, CA.

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