The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires states to monitor and enforce IDEA Part C and Part B requirements, with a primary focus on those requirements that are most closely related to improving results and functional outcomes for infants, toddlers, and children with disabilities.
The OSEP-funded Early Childhood Technical Assistance (TA) Centers are pleased to announce a variety of new and ongoing opportunities to build individual and state capacity around implementation of IDEA 0-5. We hope this information will assist you as you consider which TA opportunities best fit your needs and priorities. 2021 State Learning Opportunities
The OSEP Early Childhood TA Centers flyer is designed to help states better understand the content focus of the OSEP TA centers and the network of parent centers that respond to requests for technical assistance from state Part C & Part B 619 agencies. It includes examples of TA requests each center responds to, along […]
These video interviews recounting state stories, a planning tool, and related presentations are integrated components to maximize your learning and provide the information you need to be successful expanding coverage for Early Intervention.
This six-step inquiry process helps states improve educational results and functional outcomes for children with disabilities while ensuring compliance with Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) through state monitoring activities.
The Part C Child Find Self-Assessment: Quick Start Guide, developed by DaSy and ECTA, is designed to help state leaders consider common areas of need and challenges related to Child Find and determine which best practices in Section II of the Child Find Self-Assessment (CFSA) might best address those challenges.
Many assessment practices can be successfully implemented even when the practitioner cannot be in the same room with the child and family such as during the COVID-19 pandemic. The resources included here are designed to help states, programs, and local practitioners examine and answer difficult questions about remote screening, evaluation, and assessment.
The Early Childhood Data Use Assessment Tool is designed to identify and improve data use skills among early childhood education (ECE) program staff so they can better use data to inform, plan, monitor, and make decisions for instruction and program improvement.
ECDataWorks (ECDW) supports state early care and education systems to advance policy and programs through the strategic use of integrated data. To continue to support state teams, ECDW is hosting a national meeting, Building Resilient Data Analytics Virtual Convening, on February 22-26, 2021. The convening will highlight national examples, hear from leading experts in data […]
The IDEA Part C Data Notes brief describes the purpose of data notes for Part C 618 data collections and how they are used in OSEP’s data quality review process. This resource also provides tips and best practices for writing and submitting data notes. IDEA Part C Data Notes