Category Archives: DaSy Center

Data Governance and Management Toolkit

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The DaSy Data Governance and Management Toolkit is a resource containing information, guidance, and templates to assist Part C and Part B 619 program staff with creating or enhancing their data governance policies and procedures. For each data governance topic, an overview, consideration questions, and a fillable Microsoft Word template are provided. The Toolkit Introduction […]

Extending the COS Process Module: Professional Development Activities

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These 2018 documents are intended to help states supplement and reinforce the information in the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Process online learning module. Guidance for Preparing and Implementing Effective Training and TA contains all the information you will need to understand the sequence and suggestions for identifying an appropriate starting point in your professional development […]

Exploring Pay for Success in Early Intervention

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Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Interventions Date: March 2018 Presenters: Grace Kelley, Kathy Hebbeler, Donna Spiker, & Betsy Mercier This poster provides an overview of Pay for Success (PFS), an innovative financing mechanism being used to expand early childhood programs. This poster will present results of national and state data analyses of child demographic, […]

Testing the Validity of Child Outcomes Summary Competency Check

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Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Interventions Date: March 2018 Presenters: Katrina Martin, Kathy Hebbeler, Cornelia Taylor, Traci Kutaka, Jessica Hardy, & Amy Nicholas This poster contains information on a 7-point scale to summarize the child’s level of functioning relative to age expectations in the three functional outcomes reported on by the Office of Special […]

State Systemic Improvement Plans: Progress and Lessons Learned Thus Far

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Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Interventions Date: March 2018 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Abby Schachner, & Grace Kelley As part of national efforts to improve state systems, practices, and outcomes for children and families with special needs, all state early intervention programs are implementing State Systemic Improvement Plans. This poster shares data based on an […]

Strengthening SSIP Evaluations with Qualitative Methods

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This 2018 report provides a broad overview of what qualitative research methods are, as well as examples and suggestions for collection high-quality qualitative data. Additionally, the report offers examples of two states using qualitative methods for their SSIP evaluation. By Debra Shaver, Megan Cox, Robert A. Ruggiero, and Traci Kutaka Link to Document (PDF)

State Family Outcomes Measurement System (S-FOMS) Framework and Self-Assessment

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This framework, originally developed by the Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO) Center, identifies 7 key components of a high-quality family outcomes measurement system at the state level. The following resources were developed for state Part C and Part B 619/Preschool programs to evaluate and improve their family outcomes measurement system. State Family Outcomes Measurement System Framework […]