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

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. Published by: The Early Childhood Outcomes Center (ECO) A Guide to Analyzing […]

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. Published by: National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC) NECTAC Technical Assistance Model for Long-Term […]

How state education agencies in the Northeast and Islands Region support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools

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This 2009 report examines the initiatives of state education agencies in the Northeast and Islands Region to support data-driven decision making in districts and schools and describes the service providers hired to support this work. The report identifies four components of data-driven decision making initiatives and finds that not all initiatives include all four. Published […]