Category Archives: Presentation

Perspectives from the Field About Building a Culture of Data Use

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Denise Mauzy, Amy Nicholas This session features a panel of representatives from the field, including technical assistance providers and state leaders (administrator, practitioner, and family), to share their perspectives about building a systemic culture of data use. Panelists will […]

State Approaches to Evaluating Implementation of SSIP Evidence-Based Practices

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Margaret Gillis This poster summarizes approaches States are using to evaluate evidence-based practices for State Systemic Improvement Plans (SSIP). Presenters will discuss the evaluation methods, how States use data on practice implementation for program improvements, and considerations for a […]

You Collected the Data, Now What? Analysis Plans for Critical Questions

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Megan E. Cox The poster contains information on Critical Questions and analysis plans that provide meaningful information about programs and child and family outcomes. It also includes resources to select Critical Questions; analyze data; share data in understandable ways; […]

Improving State Child Find Efforts Through Self-Assessment and Planning

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Brenda Wilkins, Jennifer Barrett-Zitkus, Margaret Gillis, Evelyn Shaw This session will provide an overview of State Child Find efforts and OSEP will share the Child Find Self-Assessment (CFSA) developed collaboratively with the OSEP Funded Technical Assistance Centers (DaSy and ECTA) […]

What! Me Lead Change?

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Grace Kelley, Ardith Ferguson Leading change requires understanding organizational management, content knowledge, and the ability to keep calm and carry on. In order to achieve the desired improvements, leaders often find themselves assuming many different roles. This poster will inform […]

Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education: Pay For Success (PFS) Learning Community

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters:Jennifer Tschantz, Donna Spiker, Grace Kelley This is poster will share updates from a PFS learning community focused on potential uses of PFS to benefit young children with and at-risk for disabilities. The community is exploring different ideas for how […]

SSIP Evaluation Workshop 2.0 Taking the Online Series to the Next Level

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The purpose of this workshop is to help state Part C and Part B 619 improve or refine their SSIP evaluation plans to ensure meaningful and feasible evaluation of infrastructure improvements and practice change and fidelity. The workshop will delve into issues and challenges in evaluating infrastructure and practice change/fidelity (e.g., developing appropriate performance indicators, […]

Connecting the Dots: From Data Visualization to Useful Information

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Conference: STATS-DC Data Conference Date: July 2018 Presenters: Meredith Miceli, Haidee Bernstein, Kerry Friedman Data professionals know that communicating data through visualization is key to promoting the understanding and use of data. However, creating effective data displays can require time, skill, and specialized tools. This session will share multiple straightforward ways to improve how your data is displayed […]

Help Ensure Effective Data Governance and Management: Use the Updated DaSy Toolkit

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Conference: STATS-DC Data Conference Date: July 2018 Presenters: Meredith Miceli, Haidee Bernstein, Sharon Walsh This presentation includes information on the importance of formal data governance policies and procedures to state agencies. It also includes the current federal data governance management activities and how to use the DaSy Data Governance and Management Toolkit. Link to Presentation

A System Perspective on Examining the Effectiveness of Professional Development

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Conference: OSEP Project Directors Meeting Date: July 2018 Presenters: Kathy Hebbeler, Megan Vinh This presentation includes information on system thinking and EI/ECSE/SE systems. It covers implications of systems thinking for evaluating PD and offers guidance on asking system-level evaluation questions and information on how to analyze data to address questions at different levels of the system. […]