State Approaches to Measuring Outcomes

Using a Statewide Evaluation Tool for Child Outcomes and Program Improvement

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Susan Evans and Terry Harrison (NJ Part C)

Year: 
2008
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2008 Measuring Child and Family Outcomes Conference.

The presenters described New Jersey's implementation of one statewide evaluation tool to answer Indicator 3 (Child Outcomes). The session also provided information and time for discussion regarding the achievements and challenges that have emerged with the collection and reporting of child outcome data.

Training Strategies and Resources for States Using the Child Outcomes Summary Form

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Mary Anketell and Deb Daulton (PA Birth-5 TA), Chelsea Guillen (IL Part C), Saundra Harrington (VA Part C), and Mary Peters (WI 619)

Year: 
2007
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2007 Measuring Child and Family Outcomes Conference.

Presenters described their state's efforts to train providers in the use of the Child Outcomes Summary Form (COSF). The discussion addressed the content and format of the training, how they are "rolling it out" statewide, issues they have faced, and lessons learned.

The Results Are In! Childhood Outcomes for OSEP EI and ECSE Programs

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Donna Spiker

Year: 
2011
Abstract: 

This presentation, from the CCSSO-SCASS Meeting, includes an overview of the national data collected for 2010, state requirements and approaches, as well as how the data were compiled, quality, and next steps for states.

The Current Status of States' Early Childhood Outcome Measurement Systems

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Kathleen Hebbeler, Jennifer Tschantz & Lynne Kahn

Year: 
2009
Abstract: 

This session was presented at the Division for Early Childhood's 25th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families. This session describes current approaches used by state Infant & Toddler Programs and Early Childhood Special Education Programs to measure child outcomes. Provides background and context for target setting among states.

Strategies for Maintaining Data Quality Using Commercial Assessment Systems

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Barb Jackson (Univ of NE Medical Center Munroe-Meyer Institute), Nick Ortiz (CO Dept of Education), and Jan Thelan (NE 619) 

Year: 
2010
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2010 Measuring Child and Family Outcomes Conference.

Many States use online assessment systems to collect, review, and analyze their child outcomes data. In this session, Nebraska and Colorado described methods of monitoring data quality through automatically generated reports and raw data available through the assessment systems. Both States reviewed how these strategies can be used at each level in the hierarchy (child, teacher, program, State), whether through random spot checks or more targeted, individualized checks.

Strategies for Improving Response Rates for Family Surveys

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Lisa Backer (MN 619) and Jim Henson, David Mills and Wendi Wilson-John (VA Part)

Year: 
2007
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2007 Measuring Child and Family Outcomes Conference.

Want to improve your survey response rate? Two states shared why they selected certain procedures for the distribution and collection of family outcome surveys and will lead a discussion about what factors may influence response rates.

State TA Systems Networking Meeting (Pre-Conference Session)

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

NECTAC

Year: 
2011
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2011 Measuring Child and Family Outcomes Conference. Provided an opportunity for participants to network and interact on technology applications and platforms for training and TA, evaluating impacts, mentoring and coaching strategies and child assessment and intervention. State "spotlights" and strategies were provided.

State Resources and Strategies for Helping Families Understand the Measurement of Child Outcomes

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Ruth Littlefield (NH 619) and Maria Synodi (CT 619)

Year: 
2007
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2007 Measuring Child and Family Outcomes Conference.

Two states shared their experiences in developing a child outcomes measurement system, including how they have developed and disseminated a variety of resources to explain the process to families in their programs. Both states discussed collaboration across the Part C and 619 programs as well as the role of stakeholders in the development of the system and resources. Presenters lead a discussion inviting all participants to share experiences, resources and strategies.

Revised ECO Family Outcome Survey

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Don Bailey and Melissa Raspa (ECO at RTI)

Year: 
2010
Abstract: 

Presented as an Early Bird presentation at the 2010 Measuring Child and Family Outcomes Conference, ECO staff facilitated a discussion of recent updates to the ECO family survey and state sharing about the use of the survey.

Results Not Demonstrated

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Lynne Kahn (NECTAC and ECO at UNC/FPG), Christina Kasprzak (NECTAC and ECO at UNC/FPG), Judy Swett (PACER Center), and Jennifer Tschantz (OSEP)

Year: 
2008
Abstract: 

Plenary session presented at the 2008 Measuring Child and Family Outcomes Conference.

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