Category Archives: Document (PDF)

OSEP SPP/APR Resources & Reports

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) offers many SPP/APR resources, including annual reports on implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Indicator Analyses for Part B and Part C States submit a State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) by February of each year using the previous year’s performance […]

2018 SPP/APR Indicator Analyses for Part B and Part C

On November 23, 2020, The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) released its annual report on implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Please share widely as states are beginning their new SPP/APR submissions. OSEP will host a session in January 2021 to seek feedback on the FFY 2018 […]

Determining A Child’s Eligibility for Early Intervention Services Remotely

Included here are guidance, considerations, and resources for state staff and local practitioners who are determining Part C eligibility remotely. As a result of COVID-19, many states are having to determine a child’s eligibility for Part C services remotely using a variety of approaches such as teleconference, videoconference, and sharing information and video synchronously and […]

COS Completion When Teams Can’t Meet In Person

This document is intended to assist teams conducting COS rating determination meetings using telecommunication devices such as phones and/or computers with or without video to have discussions with team members in different locations through teleconferencing. Although there are many advantages to in-person meetings, teleconferencing can be accomplished successfully with careful planning. COS Completion When Teams […]

2020 State Opportunities

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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. 2020 State Opportunities

What is an Early Childhood Integrated Data System?

This 2-page document provides a summary of that an Early Childhood Integrated Data System (ECIDS) is, whom it serves, its purpose, and its relation to Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS). Published by: Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SDLS) State Support Team (SST) What is an Early Childhood Integrated Data System? (PDF)

Key Part C Data Considerations during COVID-19

The purpose of this document is to provide a preliminary set of data considerations for Part C systems to understand the evolving impact of COVID-19 on services, programs and administrative activities, support decisionmaking, and assist in planning for future needs. The DaSy Center (2020). Key Part C data considerations during COVID-19. SRI International.

The State of America’s Children 2020 Report

This report is a comprehensive compilation and analysis of the most recent and reliable national and state-by-state data on population, poverty, family structure, family income, health, nutrition, early childhood development, education, child welfare, juvenile justice, and gun violence. Published by Children’s Defense Fund (CDF)

619 Child Outcomes Data Completeness Calculator

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This 619 Child Outcomes Data Completeness Calculator is an Excel-based analytic tool that can be used to determine the percent of children exiting the program with complete child outcomes data as a proportion of the 3 – 5 child count. For the child outcomes Preschool Special Education Reporting (Indicator 7), data are complete when there […]