Data Collection

Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference (2014)

Type: 
ECO Conference
Year: 
2014
Abstract: 
The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy), along with the IDEA Data Center (IDC) and the Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center, hosted the national meeting Improving Data, Improving Outcomes in New Orleans, LA on September 8 - 10, 2014. The meeting combined issues related to the development or enhancement of Part C, Section 619, and/or coordinated early childhood data systems; improvement of data quality; and the measurement and use of child and family outcomes data in order to make data informed decisions. National frameworks and products and states' experiences and resources for improving data systems and systems of services were highlighted.

Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference (2016)

Type: 
ECO Conference
Year: 
2016
Abstract: 
Who is sponsoring the meeting? The 2016 Conference on Improving Data, Improving Outcomes was sponsored by The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy), in collaboration with the Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center, the IDEA Data Center (IDC), and the National Center for Systemic Improvement (NCSI) in New Orleans, LA on August 15-17 , 2016; with preconference activities beginning August 13. The meeting combined issues related to the development or enhancement of Part C, Section 619, and/or coordinated early childhood data systems; improvement of data quality; and the measurement and use of child and family outcomes data in order to make data informed decisions. National frameworks and products and states' experiences and resources for improving data systems and systems of services were highlighted.

National Child Outcomes Data Webinar 2013-14

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 
ECTA Outcomes Team
Year: 
2014
Abstract: 
Outcomes staff presented findings from the latest national data, including data quality issues with the child outcomes data, completeness of data issues, state to state variation, and what the data looks like over time.

AOTA Pediatric Virtual Chat on Early Childhood Outcomes

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), with speakers from ECTA, South Carolina Part C, and University of Illinois at Chicago.
Year: 
2015
Abstract: 
ECTA Center Director Christina Kasprzak and Anne Lucas were featured in a podcast for AOTA members in June about measuring and reporting child outcomes and specifically how occupational therapists (and others) can be involved in the child outcomes measurement process.

Data, Now What? Skills for Analyzing and Interpreting Data

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 
Christina Kasprzak, Kathleen Hebbeler, and Abby Winer
Year: 
2014
Abstract: 
Presented at the 2014 DEC Conference

Encore Presentation: Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Tools and Strategies for Using Child Outcomes Data for Program Improvement

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 
ECTA Staff
Year: 
2014
Abstract: 
The ECTA Center hosted an encore presentation of this popular session from the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. How can programs use outcomes data to change systems and practices? On this webinar, presenters reviewed key tools designed by the Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO) Center to help state and local programs analyze, interpret, and use outcomes data. Ruth Chvojicek from Wisconsin shared how their state TA has focused on using their child outcomes data to help local programs improve the quality of their data and change practices.

A Family Guide to Participating in the Child Outcomes Measurement Process

Type: 
Paper/Report
Author/Presenter: 

The PACER Center and ECTA Staff

Year: 
2014
Abstract: 

Co-authored by the PACER Center and ECTA Staff, this paper explains the three child outcomes and gives information on how and why parents, guardians, and families can contribute to their child's early intervention experience.

Pop Quiz Activity

Type: 
Training Resource
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2012
Abstract: 

Participants complete a short list of multiple choice questions related to one or more of the following content areas:

  • Why states collect outcomes data
  • Content of the three outcome areas
  • Assessing the three child outcomes
  • The 7-point COS scale
  • Looking at outcome data

Illinois: Got Data? A Workshop on Early Childhood Outcomes

Type: 
Training Resource
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2008
Abstract: 

This two-day training provided a review of child outcomes measurement and data collection using the COSF. The training also introduced strategies for assuring the quality of COSF data and ways to analyze and use outcome data for program improvement.

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