3-5/Section 619/Preschool

What Do IDEA and FERPA Tell Us About Early Childhood Data Sharing?

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Jessica Spataro (OSERS/US ED), Kala Surprenant (OGC/US ED), Dale King/ Frank Miller (Family Policy Compliance Office/US ED), Baron Rodriguez (DaSy, SLDS, PTAC), Jennifer Tschantz (DaSy)

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. This session was designed to help States focus on new developments in the IDEA Part C and FERPA requirements regarding data sharing and confidentiality. The session included highlights of the 2011 IDEA Part C regulations, the 2012 FERPA regulation on audit/evaluation exception, the 2013 Uninterrupted Scholars Act, and other developments. There was also time for discussion and questions from participants.

What Did You Say? Communication with Families about Child and Family Outcomes

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Siobhan Colgan (ECO, DaSy), Barb Jackson (ECO), Darla Gundler (Early Intervention Family Alliance - EIFA)

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. This session offered participants an opportunity to learn about resources for communicating with families through multiple stages of their participation in Part C and 619 programs. Several resources were spotlighted, including a new ECO webpage and samples of family-produced digital stories. Discussion centered on resources needed to improve family participation in outcomes measurement, such as sharing child assessment and program data back with families, gathering meaningful family input, and more.

Follow the Yellow Brick Road from Part C to Part B 619: Road Blocks and Remedies for Linking and Using Data

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Mary Peters (DaSy, ECTA ), Debbie Cate (ECTA, NCELN)

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. Sharing data between programs, systems and agencies can be challenging! This session provided an update of states' Indicator C8 and B12 transition data for Part C and Part B619, including data collection methods, mechanisms and sharing processes. Participants had an opportunity to discuss data system strengths and challenges, as children follow the yellow brick transition road.

The State of State Part C and 619 Data Systems: Current Status, Future Directions

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Pam Roush (ITCA, WV Part C Coordinator), Carlise King (ECDC ), Lisa Balivet (ITCA, AK Part C Data Manager), Donna Spiker (DaSy, ECO)

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. This session provided an overview of where states are in the development of Part C and Part B 619 data systems. Presenters from ITCA, DaSy, and ECDC shared selected findings from three recent national surveys of states and jurisdictions about data. Findings included how states have structured and utilize their data systems, what linkages can be made with other early childhood programs, and what improvements states may need to have a comprehensive data.

Spotlight on States: Using the High-Quality, Functional Outcome and Goal Training Package

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Sherry Franklin (NC Part C Coordinator), Phoebe Rinkel (KS Inservice Training System), Lynn Johnson (CT Part C Coordinator), Anne Lucas (ECTA, WRRC)

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. Do you want to improve your providers'/teachers' skills in developing high quality, functional IFSP outcomes or IEP goals? Are you interested in integrating child outcome measurement with developing high quality function IFSP outcomes or IEP goals? Find out how several states have used and adapted a training package developed by NECTAC, ECO, and WRRC to assist them in meeting these objectives.

More than Referral: Linkages between Early Intervention and Child Welfare Data and Improved Child Outcomes

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Taletha Derrington (DaSy), Bruce Sheppard (EI/ECSCE Specialist), Ardith Ferguson (CO Part C Coordinator), Christy Scott, Kenneth Smith

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. Ten years ago states were federally mandated to develop referral policies for maltreated children. Although the mandate focuses on referral, the intent was to improve these children's outcomes. This interactive session presented implementation issues and their implications for state IDEA data systems. Panelists from three states described their states' linkages and discussed how implementation issues have been addressed and how linkages have been (or could be) used to improve child outcomes.

Incorporating EC Data into Your Longitudinal Data System: Why Does It Matter to Part C and 619?

Author/Presenter: 

Tiffany Smith (KS 619 Coordinator), Lori McReynolds (KS EC Data Coordinator), Brian Morrison (MD Part C Coordinator), Phil Koshkin (MD ECIDS), Missy Cochenour (DaSy, SLDS, CEDS), Amy Nicholas (DaSy)

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. The objective of this session was to provide basic information about the differences between the ECIDS and the SLDS. Panelists discussed how states are working to incorporate EC data into the SLDS with state and national examples and the unique challenges and benefits to ECIDS of Part C and B involvement. Discussion focused on why it matters to specific programs like, Part C and 619.

How Can Partnerships with Higher Education Help Your State Agency Use Early Childhood Data for Decision-Making?

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Rob Fischer ( Ohio Education Research Center)

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. States face many challenges in using existing data to inform action, but the potential pay-off is great. Successful collaborations in Ohio illustrate the value of partnering with universities in bringing together state and local data to answer key policy questions and inform programming. Drawing on experience with early childhood data in Cleveland, this session laid out the opportunities and challenges for states in pushing for more effective use of integrated data on young children.

Privacy and Confidentiality: TA Resources

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Jennifer Tschantz (DaSy ), Baron Rodriguez (DaSy, SLDS, PTAC )

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. This session provided an overview of relevant resources for Privacy and Confidentiality for Part C and 619 programs as they integrate data systems.

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.

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