Category Archives: ECTA Center

Part C Child Find Funnel Chart Tool

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The Child Find Funnel Chart tool is an Excel template for displaying data about infants and toddlers at each step of the Part C process, from referral through exit, for a set of infants and toddlers referred within a specified time span. On the Enter Data worksheet, you enter data for the entire state, an […]

Evaluating the Implementation of Evidence-based Practices—Tip Sheet Series

Introduction Key Terms and Definitions 1. What to Measure 2. Characteristics of a High-Quality Measurement Tool 3. Establishing a Fidelity Threshold 4. Summarizing Data for Decision-making Printer-Friendly Version Introduction to the Tip Sheet Series The long-term goal of the State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) and other federal and state early intervention and early childhood education […]

National Child Outcomes Results

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In this webinar, ECTA and DaSy staff discussed results from the latest national child outcomes analysis. They reviewed national estimates, state variations in performance, and provided a quick refresher on how to interpret the state data quality reports. New TA resources related to child outcomes data collection, reporting, and use were also shared. Presented by […]

Identify Meaningful Differences in Child Find

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This Excel-based calculator allows states to make several comparisons related to the percentage of infants and toddlers served: State percentage compared to state target, local program percentage compared to state target, and year-to-year comparisons of the state percentages. It also computes confidence intervals to determines whether the difference between the two numbers is large enough […]

Outcomes Measurement

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This collection of resources from the Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA) can be used to analyze child and family outcomes and to measure associated meaningful differences using calculators developed by ECTA. Link to Webpage

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 […]