This 2015 document was developed to help technical assistance (TA) providers and state staff define and limit the scope of data analysis for program improvement efforts, including the State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP); develop a plan for data analysis; document alternative hypotheses and additional analyses as they are generated; and summarize findings and document results. […]
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.
Considering SSIP modifications due to COVID-19? Planning statewide scale-up or thinking about how to sustain infrastructure and practice improvements proposed in your SSIP? Considering a new State Identified Measurable Result (SIMR) or implementing different evidence-based practices? If you answered yes to any of these questions, join this interactive session to begin planning how to assess your state’s SSIP, past and present, and consider the future of your SSIP.
Part C Coordinators are invited to join OSEP staff to hear updates related to the Part C SPP/APR, including the SSIP, as well as the launch of Differentiated Monitoring and Support (DMS) 2.0. OSEP will share information related to the FFY 2019 and FFY 2020 SPP/APR submissions will provide a general overview of OSEP’s vision to incorporate State system improvement efforts into DMS.
Conference: OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2019 Presenters: Jenna Nguyen and Alicia Sharma Infographics can be a quick and easy way to engage multiple audiences and communicate key messages in a clear and concise manner. Hear directly from State Part C staff who have gone through the process of developing an infographic describing their State […]
This webinar includes best practices in collecting, analyzing and sharing qualitative data with an example from Louisiana’s SSIP work. This webinar also shares resources to support qualitative methods and an activity for participants to practice analyzing qualitative data. Presented by Megan Cox, Kerry Friedman, Brenda Sharp and Debbie Shaver in January 2019 Webinar Recording Webinar […]
Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Alicia Sharma, Ardith Ferguson, Cornelia Taylor, Kim Porter, Leslie Fox, and Virginia Reynolds This session will provide an updated national overview of states’ status about their OSEP-required State Systemic Improvement Plans (SSIP) to improve outcomes for young children with […]
Early Steps is Florida’s early intervention (Part C) system that offers services to eligible infants and toddlers, age birth to 36 months, who have or are at-risk for developmental disabilities or delays. This state-developed infographic describes Florida’s State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP), including their State-identified Measurable Result (SiMR), infrastructure improvement areas, improvement strategies, SSIP activities, […]
This state-developed infographic describes Arizona’s Early Intervention Program, identifies its State-identified Measurable Result (SiMR), Theory of Action, and Infrastructure Improvement Strategies. It also shows how Arizona’s Team Based Early Intervention Services align with the DEC Recommended Practices. Download a PDF of the Arizona Part C SSIP inforgraphic.
States employ survey methods to collect data about family outcomes and support their SSIP evaluations. Low response rates hinder states’ ability to analyze data. Furthermore, development of clear and concise survey methodology facilitates collection and analysis of meaningful data. Participants will learn of advantages and disadvantages of different survey methodology and methods for increasing response […]