Category Archives: DEC2017

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 […]

State of the States related to Systemic Improvement

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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: Christina Kasprzak, Leslie Fox, Ardith Ferguson, Maureen Casey, Alicia Sharma, & Lisa Backer This presentation provides an updated national overview of states’ status on the OSEP-required State Systemic Improvement Plans (SSIP) to improve […]

Using Publicly Available Data to Make Program Decisions: One State’s Example

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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: Dominique Tunzi, Cornelia Taylor, Megan Cox, & Lisa Backer This poster illustrates an example of how statewide Early Childhood Longitudinal Data Systems or other longitudinal data systems can be used to answer program […]

Using Child Outcomes Data to Improve Programs for Children and Families

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 33rd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2017 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Kathy Hebbeler, Cornelia Taylor, & Sherry Bingham This poster shares the latest national outcomes data for children with disabilities 0-5. The poster also features information on how Nevada’s Preschool Special Education […]