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IDEA: Special Education Personnel Preparation - 2005

CFDA Number: 84.325 - Special Education_Personnel Preparation to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities


Program Goal: To prepare service providers and leadership personnel in areas of critical need who are highly qualified to improve outcomes for children with disabilities.
Objective 8.1 of 2: Improve the curricula of IDEA training programs to ensure that personnel preparing to serve children with disabilities are knowledgeable and skilled in practices that reflect the current knowledge base.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 2: RESEARCH-BASED CURRICULUM: The percentage of projects incorporating evidence-based curriculum will increase.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of projects incorporating evidence-based curriculum.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999


Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline.  
Additional Source Information: Primary source: Researcher/expert panel review of a sample of program curricula.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2005 - 2006
Data Available: October 2006

 
Indicator 8.1.2 of 2: KNOWLEDGEABLE AND SKILLED SCHOLARS: The percentage of scholars who are knowledgeable and skilled in evidence-based practices.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of scholars who are knowledgeable and skilled in evidence-based practices.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999


Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline.  
Additional Source Information: Primary source: Sample of scholars.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2005 - 2006
Data Available: October 2006
Validated By: No Formal Verification.

 

Objective 8.2 of 2: Increase the supply of teachers and service providers who are highly qualified for and serve in positions for which they are trained.
Indicator 8.2.1 of 4: SCHOLARS EXITING PROGRAM: The percentage of scholars who exit training programs prior to completion due to poor academic performance will decrease.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of scholars who exit training programs prior to completion due to poor academic performance
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2005
 
999


Explanation: The FY 2005 target is to establish a baseline.  
Additional Source Information: Primary source: Personnel Preparation Annual Data Report.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2004 - 2005
Data Available: October 2005

 
Indicator 8.2.2 of 4: SCHOLARS EMPLOYED UPON COMPLETION: The percentage of degree/certification program scholars who are employed upon program completion in the area(s) for which they were trained will increase.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of degree/certification program scholars who are employed upon program completion in the area(s) for which they were trained
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003
79
 
2005
 
82
2006
 
83
2007
 
85
2008
 
86
2009
 
88
2010
 
89


 
Additional Source Information: Primary source: Personnel Preparation Annual Data Report.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: February 2005
Validated By: No Formal Verification.

 
Indicator 8.2.3 of 4: SCHOLARS EMPLOYED AND FULLY QUALIFIED: The percentage of degree/certification program completers who are employed upon program completion in the area(s) for which they are trained AND are fully qualified under IDEA and under NCLB as appropriate will increase.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of degree/certification program completers who are employed upon program completion in the area(s) for which they are trained AND are fully qualified under IDEA and under NCLB
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2005
 
999


Explanation: The FY 2005 target is to establish a baseline.  
Additional Source Information: Primary source: Sample of scholars in the field -- post-completion.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2004 - 2005
Data Available: October 2005

 
Indicator 8.2.4 of 4: SCHOLARS EMPLOYED THREE OR MORE YEARS: The percentage of degree/ certification scholars who maintain employment beyond program completion for three or more years in the areas for which they are trained will increase.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of program completers that maintain employment for at least three years in the areas for which they were trained.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2005
 
999


Explanation: The FY 2005 target is to establish a baseline.  
Additional Source Information: Primary source: Sample of scholars in the field -- post completion.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2005 - 2006
Data Available: October 2006
Validated By: No Formal Verification.

 

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