ECO Tools

Response Rate and Representativeness Calculator

Type: 
ECO Tools
Author/Presenter: 
ECTA Outcomes staff
Year: 
2015
Abstract: 
This Excel-based calculator allows states to compute response rates and determine if the surveys they received are representative of the target population or if they are significantly different. Instructions about how to enter data into the calculator appear at the top of each tab.

SSIP Child Outcomes Broad Data Analysis Template

Type: 
ECO Tools
Author/Presenter: 

Outcomes Team

Year: 
2014
Abstract: 

The purpose of broad data analysis is to look at how children in the state are performing relative to national data, across years, within the state and by comparisons across programs within the state.This template has been developed to assist Part C and Section 619 in conducting an initial broad data analysis with data already currently being used for APR reporting.

Summary Statements Calculator

Type: 
ECO Tools
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2011
Abstract: 

The ECO Center has developed a summary statements calculator- a tool that allows states to take their OSEP progress category data for the three child outcomes and convert it to the summary statements which will be used for target setting. The calculator can be used to generate percentages related to the summary statements, regardless of the child outcomes measurement approach.

National-State Summary Statements Graphing Template

Type: 
ECO Tools
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2012
Abstract: 

The ECO Center has devised a Microsoft Excel template that allows states to take their OSEP summary statements for the three child outcomes and compare them to the national estimates described in the national summary document. After entering state summary statement data into the worksheet, users can copy and paste the graphs into other files such as presentations and reports. 

National-State Family Data (Indicator C4) Graphing Template

Type: 
ECO Tools
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2017
Abstract: 

This Microsoft Excel template allows states to take their OSEP C4 data (Family Outcomes) and compare their state data to the national data in the three sub-indicator areas. After entering your state's family data into the worksheet, the graphs can be copied and pasted into presentations, reports, and other files.

Family Outcomes Surveys

Type: 
ECO Tools
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2010
Abstract: 

 

The Family Outcomes Survey is an instrument created for parents to rate the extent to which they have achieved each of the following five family outcomes: 
 
Families understand their child's strengths, abilities, and special needs.
Families know their rights and advocate effectively for their child.
Families help their child develop and learn.
Families have support systems.
Families access desired services, programs, and activities in their community. 
 
Several versions of the survey are available to download, including a number of non-English translations.

Family Outcomes Framework and Self-Assessment Tool

Type: 
ECO Tools
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2012
Abstract: 

This tool is designed to be used by state agencies to assess progress toward full implementation of a Family Experiences and Outcomes Measurement System for programs serving young children with delays and disabilities. The self-assessment allows users to download, enter and save their self-assessment data. 

ECO Suggested format for the family indicator (C4) due February 2013

Type: 
ECO Tools
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2012
Abstract: 

Annually, ECO staff develop suggested formats for the federal OSEP reports. This template is for the C4 outcome.

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