EC Integrated Data Sytstem components

Using Needs Assessments to Identify and Evaluate Technical Assistance: Results of a National Survey about Statewide Data Systems for IDEA Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education

Conference: American Evaluation Association (AEA)
Date: October 2014
Presenters: Missy Cochenour, Donna Spiker, Kathleen Hebbeler, Martha Diefendorf, Taletha Derrington, & Lynne Kahn

This presentation describes how DaSy conducted a needs assessment to identify client needs and to plan and prioritize TA activities. Also discussed is how this information is used as baseline data for evaluating the effectiveness of the TA to be provided and how states’ statuses on 12 critical indicators of a functional data system were used to develop an interactive map of the US.

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