Category Archives: ECTA Center

National Child Outcomes Results

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October 9, 2018 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 […]

Identify Meaningful Differences in Child Find

Meaningful differences calculator

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. View ECTA Outcomes Measurement Resources

Extending the COS Process Module: Professional Development Activities

COS Process

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 […]

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 […]

State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) Phase III Year 1 State Identified Measureable Results Statements and Reports

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This 2018 webpage lists each state’s selected child or family outcome that they are working to improve through their State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP). The outcome that the state has selected is referred to as their State-identified Measureable Result(s) (SiMR). SIMR statements have been excerpted from state Phase III, Year 1 SSIP reports submitted to […]