Category Archives: DEC

Collaboration through State Systemic Improvement Planning: Working together to improve outcomes for young children with disabilities

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2015 Presenters: Grace Kelley, Kathi Gillaspy, Brenda Sharpe This presentation provides an overview of States collaboration across broader early childhood system to implement their State Systemic Improvement Plans (SSIP). Presentation: Collaboration through State Systemic Improvement Planning: Working together to improve outcomes for young children with disabilities

Why Should EI/ECSE Participate in Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems?

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2015 Presenters: Amy Nicholas, Missy Cochenour This presentation provides participants with information about why states are building early Childhood Integrated Data Systems (ECIDSs), and the benefits and considerations for EI/ECSE to participate in those systems. State EI/ECSE presenters describe their perspectives and experiences with ECIDS initiatives. Presentation: […]

IDEA and FERPA Privacy Provisions: Understanding the Basics

Conference: Division for Early Childhood Date: October 2015 Presenters: Ross Lemke & Sharon Walsh This 2015 DEC conference presentation informs viewers of the privacy provisions under IDEA Part C, IDEA Part B, and FERPA. It covers the basics surrounding the legal requirements surrounding the protection of personally identifiable information of children with disabilities and where […]

Resources to Support Effective Services and Practices for Young Children, Families, and States: The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy)

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2015 Presenter: Kathleen Hebbeler This poster gives a brief overview of the Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy) including our mission, how we are supporting state data system efforts, and how we are involving families in this process. View Poster: Resources to Support Effective Services […]

State of the States Related to Systemic Improvement

Conference: Division for Early Childhood Date: October 2015 Presenters: Kristin Reedy, Christina Kasprzak, & Cornelia Taylor This presentation provides a national snapshot of state SSIPs and discusses what needs to happen to improve outcomes for young children with disabilities. One of it’s objectives is to provide an opportunity to inform and encourage the broader involvement […]

What Practitioners Need to Know about Measuring EI and ECSE Outcomes

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2014 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler & Lynne Kahn This presentation discusses how OSEP is planning to use national outcomes data for children with disabilities ages 0-5 in results driven accountability, and how practitioners can be equipped to understand, contribute to, and use this data. Presentation: What Practitioners Need […]

Data, Now What? Skills for Analyzing and Interpreting Data

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2014 Presenters: Abby Winer, Christina Kasprzak, & Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation had participants engaging in several data analysis activities using child and family outcomes data as an example. Participants were shown different ways to analyze, present, and interpret data. Presentation: Data, Now What? Skills for Analyzing and […]