Tag Archives: Evidence-Based Practice

System Supports for Virtual Coaching

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many states continue to provide Part C and 619 services online or via a hybrid model of remote and in-person. For programs that have moved to in-person, access is often limited to only children and staff. As a result, challenges have emerged in determining the best ways to provide practice-based coaching to support practitioners with the implementation of evidence-based practices.

Leadership: Purpose with Passion

Join a panel of state leaders who will share their roles in the development and pilot of the Part C and Part B/619 Leadership Initiative sponsored by the Early Childhood Personnel Center (ECPC). Strengthening the knowledge and skills of the Part C and Part B 619 coordinators leads to enhanced effectiveness and retention of these critical state system leaders.

Collecting and Using Evaluation Data on Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices

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Conference: National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute Date: May 2019 Presenters: Margaret Gillis, Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation includes information of basic information principles related to evaluating practice implementation, features of high-quality tools and methods for evaluating practice implementation, strategies for making evaluation of practice implementation more practical and strategies for summarizing data on practice implementation for different […]

Evaluating Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices: Tips for Improving Quality and Feasibility

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February 13, 2019 Learn about best practices for evaluating practice change and fidelity, including characteristics of a high-quality data collection too. Hear from one state on how they have made improvements to create a feasible evaluation plan. Presented by Debbie Shaver, Margaret Gillis, Katy McCullough and Stacy Kong in February 2019 Webinar Recording Webinar Presentation

State Approaches to Evaluating Implementation of SSIP Evidence-Based Practices

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Margaret Gillis This poster summarizes approaches States are using to evaluate evidence-based practices for State Systemic Improvement Plans (SSIP). Presenters will discuss the evaluation methods, how States use data on practice implementation for program improvements, and considerations for […]

Evaluating Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices (August 2016)

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In this interactive session, participants will hear about and discuss feasible ways that states are planning to evaluate implementation of evidence-based practices. Presenters and state panelists will share concrete examples of different ways they are gathering and using data to evaluate implementation of practices such as practice profiles, coaching logs, DEC Recommended Practices Performance Checklists, […]