Methods for state Part C allocations are typically driven by factors such as the number of children served in the previous year and historic expenditure patterns. But how well are these allocations meeting the needs of children and families in the state Part C program? Might other factors better support different levels of need? Using multiple sources of programmatic and fiscal data, states may better understand how to equitably allocate resources statewide to serve all families. Because states vary considerably in how they are structured, in this session we discussed different considerations and methods for determining allocations to facilitate equitable use of early intervention resources statewide.
Have you wondered what to do to prepare for your state’s engagement in DMS 2.0? Representatives from three Part C Cohort 1 states that have completed the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) interviews and visits and have shared how they prepared for engaging in DMS 2.0, including successes, challenges, and lessons learned.
A lead agency’s general supervision system is the mechanism for enforcing federal requirements and for ensuring continuous improvement. This information might be described in one or more state manuals, documents or tools.
OSEP provides differentiated monitoring and support (DMS) to states as part of its Results Driven Accountability (RDA) system. Under RDA, OSEP shifted from monitoring solely on compliance to monitoring and support focused on both compliance and improving results for children with disabilities.
This six-step inquiry process helps states improve educational results and functional outcomes for children with disabilities while ensuring compliance with Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) through state monitoring activities.
Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Moderated and facilitated by Nancy Reder (NASDSE), Denise Mauzy (DaSy), & Sharon Walsh (DaSy) This presentation discusses the new and challenging issues for […]
This 2012 report is designed to help collaborating organizations anticipate and address the most common challenges associated with multi-agency performance management and electronic data collection systems, offering practical advice including […]
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 […]
Presenters: Bruce Bull, Sharon Walsh, Denise Mauzy, Christy Cronheim, Rick Harris, & Maria Synodi This 2014 presentation focuses on the role of Data Governance in protecting data and facilitating improved […]