Tag Archives: Evidence-Based Practice

Evaluating Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices (August 2016)

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In this interactive session, participants will hear about and discuss feasible ways that states are planning to evaluate implementation of evidence-based practices. Presenters and state panelists will share concrete examples of different ways they are gathering and using data to evaluate implementation of practices such as practice profiles, coaching logs, DEC Recommended Practices Performance Checklists, […]

Measuring Implementation at Multiple Systems Levels

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This brief is written for early childhood researchers, program developers, and funders and seeks to introduce the importance of measuring implementation at multiple system levels and proposes tools for doing so, including a cascading logic model that makes connections between the outcomes and resources of different systems. The brief uses two illustrative examples: (1) a […]

SSIP Phase II Process Guide

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The focus of Phase II of the SSIP is on building state capacity to support Early Intervention Service (EIS) programs and/or EIS providers with the implementation of evidence-based practices (EBPs) that will lead to measurable improvement in the State-identified Measurable Result(s) (SIMR) for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. The SSIP Phase II […]

Supporting Young Children with Disabilities

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The Fall 2016 issue of The Future of Children journal focuses on education from prekindergarten to third grade and features an article by DaSy co-Directors Kathy Hebbeler and Donna Spiker. “Supporting Young Children with Disabilities” reviews effective ways to support development and learning among young children with disabilities, including language and social skills interventions, preschool […]

Building System Capacity to Implement Evidence Based Practices

Conference: OSEP Project Directors Date: August 2016 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Kathy Hebbeler, Donna Spiker, & Megan Vinh This presentation describes a systems framework and self-assessment used to assist EI/ECSE programs in assessing current systems, planning for improvement, and measuring changeover time. State examples illustrate use and increased system capacity. Link to Presentation

Using Implementation Science in Phases II and III

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Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Betsy Ayankoya, Grace Kelley, & Dona Meinders This workshop explores how to operationalize the core components of implementation science and how to select, implement, and scale up chosen evidence-based practices. Link to Presentation page

Recommended Practices: Early Childhood Recommended Practices

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Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Lynne Kahn, & Betsy Ayankoya This gallery session presents information about the Recommended Practices recently updated by the Division of Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children (DEC). The discussion focuses on the application of the DEC RPs […]

Evaluating Systemic Improvement for the SSIP

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Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Megan Vinh, Anne Lucas, Betsy Ayankoya, & Kathi Gillaspy This session shares how states can measure changes to infrastructure systems for supporting implementation of evidence-based practices. Link to Presentation page