APR/SPP/Federal Reporting

Researchers as Partners with State Part C and Preschool Special Education Agencies in Collecting Data on Child Outcomes

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Kathy Hebbeler (ECO at SRI), Bill Brown (Univ of South Carolina), and Beth Rous (Univ of Kentucky)

Year: 
2008
Abstract: 

Presented at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention in San Diego, CA, this presentation described Federal outcomes reporting requirements, how states are responding, and presented examples of how researchers are working with state agencies.

Reporting Local Child Outcomes Data to the Public

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Ardith Ferguson (CO Part C), Joy Markowitz (DAC MD), Judy Swett (PACER Center MN), and Maureen Whelan (RI Part C)

Year: 
2010
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2010 Measuring Child and Family Outcomes Conference.

Beginning 2011, States are required to report local child outcomes data to the public for the first time. How is this reporting requirement the same or different for child outcomes as compared with other SPP indicators? What are implications for local programs and families? Presenters discussed issues and strategies for sharing data in a meaningful way with local programs, families, and the broader community.

Promoting Quality Child Outcomes Data

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Kathy Hebbeler, Donna Spiker, Lauren Barton and Cornelia Taylor (ECO at SRI)

Year: 
2011
Abstract: 

Presented at the 3rd International Society on Early Intervention (ISEI) Conference, held May 2-5, 2011. ECO staff discussed the ENHANCE project and ways to promote quality child outcomes data.

Parts B and C Data Meeting

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

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

Year: 
2008
Abstract: 

Presentations describe what the ECO Center has learned from the state APRs/SPPs submitted in 2007, and issues to consider in coming year(s). Also presents issues of quality data as related to the COSF, and illustrates what is happening around the country promoting high-quality data.

OSEP Initiatives on Early Childhood Outcomes

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Kathy Hebbeler, ECO at SRI

Year: 
2010
Abstract: 

Presented at the Council of Chief State School Officers' (CCSO) Meeting to the State Collaboratives on Assessment and Student Standards (SCASS) on Early Childhood Education Assessment.  The conference session focused on federal requirements for early intervention and preschool special education reporting on child outcomes, approaches states are taking to measuring child outcomes, the current national data, and a look at the ECO framework and self-assessment document and process.

Orientation to Measuring Child and Family Outcomes for New People

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Kathy Hebbeler (ECO at SRI) and Lynne Kahn (ECO at UNC/FPG)

Year: 
2007
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2007 Measuring Child and Family Outcomes Conference.

Planned for persons who have recently joined outcomes efforts, who may need the basics to make the most of conference participation. The session included an overview to the SPP/APR outcomes indicators, and measurement options.

Orientation to Child and Family Outcomes for New Part C or Section 619 Personnel

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Kathy Hebbeler (ECO at SRI) and Lynne Kahn (NECTAC and ECO at UNC/FPG)

Year: 
2008
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2008 Measuring Child and Family Outcomes Conference.

For persons who have recently joined outcomes efforts and may need the basics in order to make the most of conference participation. The session included an overview to the SPP/APR outcomes indicators and measurement options.

National Data on Child and Family Outcomes: Why? How? What Next?

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Kathy Hebbeler and Lauren Barton, ECO at SRI International; Lynne Kahn, ECO at FPG/UNC; Charles Greenwood and Dale Walker, ECO at The University of Kansas

Year: 
2007
Abstract: 

Presented at the 23rd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and their Families. This presentation provides an overview of the OSEP child and family outcomes requirements, illustrates how the Child Outcomes Summary Form (COSF) can be used to address the child outcomes requirements, and answers questions regarding validity and reliability. Also presents data on the work being conducted by states regarding child and family outcomes measurement. 

Measuring Child Outcomes: Preparing the 2008 APR for Indicators B7 and C3

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Kathy Hebbeler (ECO at SRI) and Lynne Kahn (ECO at UNC/FPG), Ruth Ryder, and Jennifer Tschantz

Year: 
2007
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2007 OSEP National Early Childhood Conference. This session provided participants an opportunity to discuss the data analysis and reporting child outcomes for Indicators B7 and C3 in preparation for the February 2008 APR submission. OSEP and ECO staff presented relevant resources and information, followed by an open discussion where participants had the opportunity to ask questions and discuss options for data analysis and reporting on child outcomes.

Making Family Outcome Data Representative of the State

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Linda Goodman and Alice Ridgeway (CT Part C), and Rosanne Griff-Cabelli and Sue Campbell (DE Part C)

Year: 
2007
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2007 Measuring Child and Family Outcomes Conference.

How do you determine whether your family outcome data is representative of the state population? Two states shared what they are doing regarding what data to collect, ways to collect it, how to analyze it for "representativeness" and why they decided to go that route.

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