Category Archives: Presentation

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 […]

Navigating Options for Online Professional Development: Examples from the Field

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 33rd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2017 Presenters: Amy Nicholas, Kellen Reid, & Christina Kasprzak This poster shares state approaches to integrating online learning in EI/ECSE professional development (PD) programs, including the use of online modules, learning objects, and PD built using […]

Data-Informed Stakeholders: Building Family Capacity to Understand and Use EI/ECSE Program Data

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 33rd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2017 Presenters: Darla Gundler, Amy Nicholas, & Kerry Belodoff This interactive session addresses the potential challenges families face in today’s data-rich world of EI/ECSE. Strategies for building capacity in family leaders as stakeholders to use […]

Who’s in Charge of My Data? Protecting Data with Effective Data Governance

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Conference: STATS-DC Date: August 2017 Presenters: Denise Mauzy, Meredith Miceli, Kara Arzamendia, & Jeff Sellers Data governance in programs is often over-looked due to competing priorities for resources and time, or because it is subsumed under an existing larger data governance structure. A formal data governance structure with clearly written policies and procedures that support education […]

Linking SSIP Implementation and Evaluation: Learning from States

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Conference: OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Abby Schachner, Anne Lucas, Christy Cronheim, Stacy Kong, & Maria Ospoyich This presentation shares strategies used by three Part C states, Idaho, Hawaii and Colorado to ensure plans were feasible, manageable and meaningful and that implementation activities were clearly connected to their evaluation. This presentation also presents […]

Evaluating PD Activities: Learning from State Examples

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Conference: OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Alan Phillips, Claudia Fabian, & Megan Cox This presentation introduces participants to the PD activities, evaluation questions and methods to illustrate how two states are using evaluation data to make decisions on next steps in implementation. Link to Presentation