Category Archives: 2009

Analyzing Qualitative Data for Evaluation

This 2009 brief from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) focuses on analyzing qualitative data that your program has collected. It includes an overview of qualitative data; how to plan for qualitative data analysis; how to analyze qualitative data; and the advantages and disadvantages of qualitative data. View CDC Analyzing Qualitative Data Brief […]

Tools to assess knowledge and level of agreement

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A part of the IDEA Partnership’s Creating Agreement Collection, these documents provide the shared agreements across stakeholders groups about Creating Agreement that address the technical side of Creating Agreement. You’ll find guidance documents, a summary of the needs of stakeholder groups, presentations and presenter guides, dialogue guides, and more. Creating Agreement Collection

Building Public Early Childhood Data Systems for a Multi-Ethnic Society: Issues and Opportunities

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This 2009 issue brief provides concrete strategies for states to undertake to assure that data systems collect the information needed to close the achievement gap by focusing on data systems that that recognize and value the diversity of their young child population. Published by: BUILD Initiative  Building Public Early Childhood Data Systems for a Multi-Ethnic […]

A Guide to Analyzing Data from the Family Outcomes Survey

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This 2009 document is specifically geared toward analyzing family outcomes using the ECO Survey. However, some analyses can be generalized more broadly. The document reviews the types of analyses that can be done and how they are useful to state and local jurisdictions. The following elements of Data Use are addressed: DU1a & DU6c, entire […]

A Practical Guide for Engaging Stakeholders in Developing Evaluation Questions

This 2009 guide aims to assist in planning the process of engaging stakeholders. It includes worksheets for identifying stakeholders, determining stakeholder roles, priorities, and motivations, and considering strategies for engagement. The following elements of Stakeholder Engagement are addressed: SE1a & SE1b, Pages 34-35 SE1c & SE2a, Pages 36-37 Published by: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation A […]

NECTAC Technical Assistance Model for Long-Term Systems Change


This 2009 document focuses on a model and processes for creating sustainable systems change in state early intervention and early childhood special education programs administered under IDEA. It describes how stakeholders are involved in each step of the multi-level approach. The following elements of Stakeholder Engagement are addressed: SE1a, page 3 Published by: National Early […]