3-5/Section 619/Preschool

Not Everything That Counts Can Be Counted: A Continuing Conversation on Collecting and Using Indicator B6 Educational Environments Data

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Debbie Cate (ECTA, NCELN), Kimberly Mitchell (OSEP), Mary Peters (DaSy, ECTA)

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. To make data-informed decisions we need data sources that are individually meaningful, useful for mandated reporting, and coordinated with other data sources. This session focused on Educational Environments data for preschool aged children and Indicator B6 APR reporting. Participants had an opportunity to discuss data collection methods, related strengths, challenges, and strategies for how these data can be used to improve service delivery to children and families.

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.
 

Overview: Key Considerations for Implementing an Integrated Outcomes and IFSP/IEP Process

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

ECO/NECTAC staff

Year: 
2012
Abstract: 

This presentation to the Integrating Outcomes Learning Community featured a discussion of the steps to take in considering and adopting a plan for integrating outcomes into the IFSP/IEP process.

Implementation Science and Outcomes Integration: The Installation Stage

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

ECO staff, ECTA staff, and WRRC staff

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

The ECO IFSP-IEP Integration Learning Community hosted the second in a series of webinars focusing on implementation science and how it is relevant to states who want to integrate the IFSP/IEP process with the outcomes measurement process. This webinar focused on the Installation Stage of implementation, including key activities within the stage and state examples to promote successful implementation of an integrated outcomes and IFSP/IEP process.

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