Tag Archives: Stakeholder Engagement

Preparing for Your Next Virtual Stakeholder Meeting

November 16, 2020 How do you facilitate data discussions in your virtual stakeholder meetings? Do you use Teams, Zoom, Google Meet, Web Ex, or any of the other popular platforms? With so many options available, this webinar will support you to effectively use your technology ecosystem (platform and features) to plan and facilitate your next […]

Joining Together to Create a Bold Vision for Next-Generation Family Engagement: Engaging Families to Transform Education

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This 2018 paper from the Global Family Research Project highlights the critical role of family engagement in creating equitable learning pathways for children, and offers promising high-leverage areas that can be transformative for children, families, schools, and communities. Data sharing (page 19) is one of five levers identified that hold the promise of building strong […]

Powerful Presentations

The second of three 30 minute data visualization talks, this webinar focuses on effectively presenting data using animation and presentation tools. Presenters will walk the audience through the process of taking complex concepts and data and creating a fun, engaging animation and presentation. Presented by Kellen Reid, Sandy Grummick, & Valerie Arnold Webinar Recording Webinar […]

Enhancing Trusting Partnerships at the Systems and Practice Levels: Reciprocal Opportunities for Professionals and Families

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This second session of the Engaging Families and Creating Trusting Partnerships to Improve Child and Family Outcomes series focused on the nature of trusting partnerships among professionals and families. The presenters described six research-based partnership principles, and emphasized the practices that professionals and families should demonstrate when implementing the principles. Tools for measuring partnerships and […]

Developing an Effective Evaluation Report

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This workbook is written for public health program managers, administrators, and evaluators to support their construction of an effective evaluation report. It encourages a shared understanding of what constitutes a final evaluation report for people with all levels of evaluation experience. The workbook outlines six steps for report development and provides worksheets and examples for […]

Getting to the Bottom Line of Family Engagement

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The first in a 3-part series, this March 29 webinar addressed the meaning of family engagement. Presenters from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and the National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (NCPFCE) shared results of a synthesis of key policies, frameworks, and the DEC Recommended Practices on family engagement, including related […]

Best Practices in Family and Community Engagement video series

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This video series is designed to support program efforts toward systemic and integrated engagement. Rooted in the Office of Head Start (OHS) Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (PFCE) Framework, the videos highlight examples of innovative approaches to engagement that foster strong relationships with families and lead to positive outcomes for children and families. Both the […]

Demystifying the “D” Word: Making Data Meaningful for Families

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenters: Kerry Belodoff, Darla Gundler, Amy Nicholas, & Elizabeth Wise This presentation demonstrates the key uses for data in Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education and shares strategies for helping families feel more comfortable […]

Building Quality Practices with the COS-Team Collaboration (COS-TC) Toolkit

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Presenters: Lauren Barton (DaSy, ECTA), Naomi Younggren (Department of Defense Army, Educational and Developmental Intervention Program), Cathy Smyth (DaSy, ECTA), & Barbara Jackson (Munroe-Meyer Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center) This session digs into the COS-TC Toolkit and its checklist to understand, implement, and gather data about quality practices, teaming, and engaging families in the […]

SSIP Stakeholders: The Right People, The Right Purpose, The Right Plan

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Presenters: Amy Nicholas (DaSy), Tracy Turner (AR Division of Devevelopmental Disabilities), Yvonne Greene (AR Dept of Education), Ravyn Hawkins (AR Division of Developmental Disabilities), Sharon DeRego (CA Department of Developmental Services), Sharon Ringwalt (ECTA, IDC), Aileen McKenna (CT Birth to Three), Kristen Williams (CT Parent Advocacy Center), Wendy Studt (MT Dept Public Health & Human […]