Accountability

Child Outcomes: What Are We Learning from National, State, and Local Data?

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Kathy Hebbeler

Year: 
2011
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2011 Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Meeting in National Harbor, MD.

What are the outcomes of early intervention and early childhood special education? New national data addressing this question were presented. This presentation also addressed why child outcomes data are being collected, data quality, and how these data are being used for accountability and program improvement at multiple levels.

Accountability for Part C and 619 from a Family Perspective

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Jan Moss (Director for Community Leadership and Advocacy, Center for Learning and Leadership, Univ Center for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities, OUHSC College of Medicine)

Year: 
2007
Abstract: 

Plenary session presented at the 2007 Measuring Child and Family Outcomes Conference.

Discussed the background and implications of the requirements for measuring child and family outcomes, including a family's perspective on what is helpful.

Assessing the Three Child Outcomes Presentation

Type: 
Training Resource
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2012
Abstract: 

This session is designed for the introductory or intermediate learner. Information presented includes recommended practices for functional assessment and crosswalks. Learners will understand the use of formal assessment instruments for measuring child outcomes, and differentiate between evaluation for the purposes of eligibility vs. accountability.

Building good assessment into accountability systems for early childhood programs

Type: 
Paper/Report
Author/Presenter: 
Hebbeler, K., Barton, L., Taylor, C. & Spiker, D. (2011). Building good assessment into accountability systems for early childhood programs. In M. McLean & P. Snyder (Eds.). Young Exceptional Children, Monograph Series No. 13. Gathering Information to make informed decisions: Contemporary perspectives about assessment in early intervention and early childhood special education. 173-198.
Year: 
2011
Abstract: 

The authors discuss the need for quality assessment practices in order to achieve reliable data in tracking outcomes from services to young children with disabilties.

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