3-5/Section 619/Preschool

Updating SPP Indicators

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

Kathy Hebbeler, ECO at SRI and Lynne Kahn, ECO at FPG/UNC

Year: 
2009
Abstract: 

Because states will set targets for the child outcomes indicator in 2010, the ECO Center has developed new guidance for how states might organize their child outcomes indicator. This call presented ECO's suggestions for setting targets for indicators C3 and B7. 

Trends in the Child Outcomes Data

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

ECO and NECTAC

Year: 
2008
Abstract: 

This call was hosted by ECO and NECTAC to share observations regarding trends in the child outcomes data. The call addressed these questions: what patterns were in the state-reported progress data (Indicators C3 and B7)? What were some signs of possible data concerns? What can states look for to see how their data compares to national trends? 

The Role of Related Service Providers in Child Outcomes Measurement Webinar

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

Barbara Hanft, Patrice Linehan, Toby Long, Sandra Schefkind, and Sharon Willig

Year: 
2009
Abstract: 

For the national meeting in June 2009 on "Measuring Child and Family Outcomes," the IDEA Partnership assembled a panel of representatives from DEC, ASHA, AOTA, and APTA to consider the role of the related services provider in measuring child outcomes for federal reporting. In this encore presentation, representatives from ASHA, AOTA, and APTA discussed issues that contribute to the challenge of therapist participation in child outcomes measurement. Issues included 1) the assessment of young children, 2) the role of OTs, PTs, and SLPs as part of a team, and 3) the role of OTs, PTs, and SLPs in early intervention and early childhood special education settings. Panelists described resources available from their professional organizations that address these issues.

Target Setting for Child Outcomes Indicators C3 and B7

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

Lynne Kahn and Christina Kasprzak, ECO at FPG/UNC

Year: 
2009
Abstract: 

The purpose of this call was to provide a review of target setting requirements. This call will explore strategies to help states and stakeholder groups determine, "How much improvement should we expect?" 

TA Cadre Call

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2012
Abstract: 

This call featured Ohio-619's work with the ECO Center on child outcomes data analysis, in which they used the data collection section of the Child Outcomes Self-Assessment Tool to develop a plan for improving quality in order to use the data for program improvement. Another resource, shared by the Kansas Inservice Training System (KITS), was a 'drill down' guide for understanding child outcomes data.

TA Cadre and Training Consortium Learning Communities

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

Mary Beth Bruder (ECO/ University of CT), Maureen Whelan (RI), Lisa Backer (MN), and Naomi Younggren (Department of Defense)

Year: 
2010
Abstract: 

A variety of training materials were shared on topics related to child outcomes measurement. These materials, along with other COSF materials, are also listed on ECO's State-developed COSF materials page.

Summary Statements Conference Call

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

Lynne Kahn and Christina Kasprzak, ECO at FPG/UNC

Year: 
2009
Abstract: 

The purpose of this call was to provide background on the summary statements, information on calculating data for the summary statements, attaching meaning to the data, and communicating about children's progress.

Orientation to Outcomes/Outcomes Conference Webinar

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2012
Abstract: 

This call provided an orientation for staff who are new to outcomes measurement, as well as an overview of what to expect at the 2012 Outcomes Conference in Minneapolis.

National Data Call

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2012
Abstract: 

This national ECO webinar shared the FFY2010 child outcomes data and looked at trends across the last three years.

National Child Outcomes Data Webinar: State Directors and Part B (619) staff

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

ECO and NASDSE

Year: 
2011
Abstract: 

The recently completed analyses of the 2009-10 child outcomes data for Part B Preschool (B7) were shared, along with topics including what we have learned about the outcomes children experience, the importance of these data to OSEP, and improvements in data quality. 

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