Conference: IDIO 2022 Date: August 24, 2022 Presenters: Julie Austen, Sharon Walsh, Thomas McGhee, Stacy Callender, Christina Commons, Janet Timbs Presenters described in depth the requirements related to identifying and […]
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Equity Starts with Allocations: Aligning Resources to Meet the Needs of All
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.
Tips and Resources to Prepare for Differentiated Monitoring and Support (DMS) 2.0
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.
Part C General Supervision Monitoring Procedures Checklist
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.
Getting Started: Where Does Your Agency’s Existing Data Governance Live?
You can’t have data quality without data governance. And data governance is complex and complicated—but it doesn’t have to be this way.
Differentiated Monitoring and Support 2.0
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.
Improving Part C Results and Compliance: A Six-Step Inquiry Cycle
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.
619 Data Needs and Responsive Data Governance
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 […]
Using Data in Multi-Agency Collaborations: Guiding Performance to Ensure Accountability and Improve Programs
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 […]
What Practitioners Need to Know about Measuring EI and ECSE Outcomes
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 […]