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New SPP/APR Stakeholder Engagement and Data Requirements
IDC’s October webinar focused on two primary areas of change in the new SPP/APR package: Stakeholder Engagement and SPP/APR Data Requirements. Presenters helped states understand the new stakeholder engagement and data requirements and identify potential actions they can take to prepare for timely implementation of these changes. Presenters payed specific attention to data source changes for indicators 1, 5, 6, 13, and 14. In addition, participants heard state perspectives on how state staff are conceptualizing or implementing new approaches to meet the new requirements.
National Research Conference on Early Childhood 2022
This 3-day event presents the latest research about Head Start, Early Head Start, child care, home visiting, child welfare, special education, pre-kindergarten, early elementary, and other early childhood programs. Conference features include plenary sessions, symposia, poster symposia, poster sessions, and informal events.
NASDSE 84th Annual Conference and Business Meeting
The National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) will host its 84th Annual Conference and Business Meeting on September 19–21 in St. Petersburg, Florida. The theme: "Leading Forward with Education."
Will IDC be there? You bet. Join our own Mary Watson and Beckie Davis for Documenting Data Processes in Preparation for DMS 2.0 -- Today's Session Brought to You by the Letter "D!"
Low Preschool Inclusion Rates: A Problem of Practice or Bad Data?
SPP/APR Indicator 6A data have not budged in decades. Is it true that there hasn’t been progress on inclusion for preschoolers with disabilities or are data quality issues preventing us from seeing progress? Join us to explore solutions to promote high-quality preschool inclusion practices and methods to improve data quality for indicator 6A. We will dig deeper to understand the relationship between inclusion, placement practices, and quality data collection.
Let Your Data Guide You: Making Connections and Using Results From Part B Indicators 1, 2, 13, and 14
Staff from IDC and the (NTACT:C) shared resources and discussed how they support states with Part B Indicators 1, 2, 13, and 14. State co-presenters discussed how partnerships between data and program staff enhance the state’s work on these indicators. State staff shared strategies and lessons learned for translating high-quality data into effective data use to identify trends, support target setting, and select appropriate evidence-based practices as well as discussed how reviewing the results of these related indicators as a group can help improve understanding of the system and drive next steps.
LEA Determinations: Establishing a Process That Supports Program Improvement
During this IDC webinar, participants learned about federal requirements for LEA determinations of performance. They also learned about national trends for issuing LEA determinations, including information on the data elements and calculation methodologies states use in making their LEA determinations. Additionally, two states shared their current LEA determination processes and the impact of these processes on local special education programs.