Tag Archives: Indicator 7 (Preschool Outcomes)

National Child Outcomes Results

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October 9, 2018 In this webinar, ECTA and DaSy staff discussed results from the latest national child outcomes analysis. They reviewed national estimates, state variations in performance, and provided a quick refresher on how to interpret the state data quality reports. New TA resources related to child outcomes data collection, reporting, and use were also […]

Extending the COS Process Module: Professional Development Activities

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These 2018 documents are intended to help states supplement and reinforce the information in the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Process online learning module. Guidance for Preparing and Implementing Effective Training and TA contains all the information you will need to understand the sequence and suggestions for identifying an appropriate starting point in your professional development […]

Local Child Outcomes Measurement System (L-COMS)

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This 2017 resource provides a framework that identifies seven key components of a high-quality child outcomes measurement system at the local level. The L-COMS and two related resources were developed for local Part C and Part B 619/Preschool programs to evaluate their systems and to encourage and support efforts to improve those systems. The L-COMS […]

Supporting Improvement of Local Child Outcomes Measurement Systems

This webinar introduces a new resource, the Local Child Outcomes Measurement System (L-COMS). The L-COMS can support local programs, such as Early Intervention programs or school districts, in examining and improving their systems for collecting, analyzing and using child outcomes data. This self-assessment numerically rates the current status of the local system and allows for […]

A National Picture: Child Outcomes for FFY 2014-15

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ECTA and DaSy Center staff along with several Part C and 619 state staff presented the national child outcomes data for FFY 2014-2015 and discussed state specific variation. The State Child Outcomes Data Quality Profiles, which provide an individualized analysis of a state’s data compared to national data, trends over time within the state, and […]

Validity of the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Process Data: An Overview of Findings from the ENHANCE Project

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This joint ECTA Center/DaSy Center webinar offered an overview of final results from the ENHANCE project. Four studies conducted in eight states provided information about the implementation and validity of COS information for accountability and program improvement. Results were drawn from a provider survey, coding of videos of the COS process, a study examining relationships […]