Data Analysis

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? 

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.

Setting Targets for Child Outcomes Webinar (2009)

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

Christina Kasprzak and Lynne Kahn, ECO at FPG

Year: 
2009
Abstract: 

This webinar reviewed target setting requirements for child outcomes (C3/ B7) for the SPP/APR reporting due February, 2010. Several polls were utilized to assess states' progress and approaches regarding target setting.

 

Public Reporting of Local Child Outcomes Data

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

Robin Rooney, ECO at FPG 

Year: 
2010
Abstract: 

This webinar addressed issues related to local reporting of child outcomes data. Topics included the federal reporting requirements, comparing local and state data, and interpreting and presenting local data to the public. Results from participant polls and notes from the discussion are also included. 

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 Webinar

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

Kathy Hebbeler (SRI) 

Year: 
2011
Abstract: 

Presented to the early childhood intervention staff (trainers, researchers, and policy) at University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities: Education, Research, and Service and LEND programs (Leadership in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities) at Universities.  The webinar focused on national child outcomes data for Part C and Preschool Special Education programs, and included information about state approaches to data collection, criteria for quality child outcomes data, and an introduction to the ECO framework and self-assessment. 

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. 

Measuring Early Childhood Outcomes for Young Children with Special Needs

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

Judy Swett, PACER Center; Lynne Kahn and Christina Kasprzak, ECO at FPG/UNC; and Michelle Lewis, Parent, ICC Vice Chair, New Hampshire PTI

Year: 
2009
Abstract: 

The purpose of this webinar was to provide the latest information on how programs are measuring child and family outcomes to meet federal requirements, and to provide information about how PTI staff can be involved in state efforts to measure child and family outcomes. The work of Michelle Lewis and the New Hampshire PTI was highlighted.

Improving the Quality of Child Outcomes Data

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

Kathy Hebbeler, ECO at SRI International; Lisa Backer, MN Part C Data Manager/ Section 619 Coordinator; and Christina Kasprzak, ECO at FPG/UNC.

Year: 
2009
Abstract: 

Conference call hosted by ECO/ NECTAC. This call focused on using data analysis as a strategy for improving the quality of state data. Examples focus on looking for patterns in the data and evaluating potential data quality issues. 

Helping Local Administrators and Providers Analyze and Use their Outcomes Data

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

Lisa Balivet and Fauna Hubble (AK), and Lisa Backer (MN)

Year: 
2009
Abstract: 

This is an encore presentation from the June, 2009 Measuring Child and Family Outcomes conference. In this session, two states shared how they are preparing for local programs to use child outcomes data to improve local Part C and 619 services and results for children and families. Alaska discussed how their data system is designed to assist local EI programs in reporting, understanding, and eventually using their data for program improvements. Minnesota shared activities that support local leadership in conducting simple analyses for the purpose of pattern checking the quality of ECSE data.

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