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IDEA: Special Education Technical Assistance and Dissemination - FY 2006


CFDA Number: 84.326 - Special Education Technical Assistance and Dissemination to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities

Program Goal: To assist states and their partners in systems improvement through the integration of scientific-based practices.

Objective 1 of 4: Improve the quality of technical assistance and dissemination projects.
Indicator 1.1 of 1: HIGH QUALITY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES: The percentage of products and services deemed to be of high quality by an independent review panel of qualified experts or individuals with appropriate expertise to review the substantive content of the products and services.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: The percentage of products and services deemed to be of high quality.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2005
 
999

Source: Panel of Experts

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: August 2006
 
Explanation: The FY 2005 target is to establish a baseline.
 
Objective 2 of 4: Technical assistance and dissemination products and services will be used to improve results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities.
Indicator 2.1 of 3: RELEVANCE: The percentage of products and services deemed to be of high relevance to educational and early intervention policy or practice by an independent review panel of qualified members of the target audiences for the technical assistance and disseminations.
 
Measure 2.1.1 of 1: The percentage of products and services deemed to be of high relevance.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2005
 
999

Source: Panel of experts

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: August 2006
 
Explanation: The FY 2005 target is to establish a baseline.
 
Indicator 2.2 of 3: USEFULNESS: The percentage of all products and services deemed to be of high usefulness by target audiences to improve educational or early intervention policy or practice.
 
Measure 2.2.1 of 1: The percentage of all products and services deemed to be of high usefulness.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Panel of experts and survey of target audiences.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: August 2006
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline.
 
Indicator 2.3 of 3: COST PER OUTPUT: Cost per output defined as cost per unit of technical assistance, by category, weighted by the expert panel quality rating.
 
Measure 2.3.1 of 1: The cost per unit of technical assistance.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Panel of experts.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: August 2007
 
Explanation: Cost per output defined as cost per unit of technical assistance, by category, weighted by the expert panel quality rating. The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline.
 
Objective 3 of 4: States and other recipients of IDEA Technical Assistance and Dissemination services will implement scientifically- or evidence-based practices for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities. (Long-term objective. Target areas: assessment: literacy; behavior; instructional strategies; early intervention; and inclusive practices)
Indicator 3.1 of 1: IMPLEMENTATION OF PRACTICES: The percentage of school districts and service agencies receiving IDEA Technical Assistance and Dissemination services regarding scientifically- or evidence-based practices for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities that implement those practices.
 
Measure 3.1.1 of 1: The percentage of school districts and service agencies receiving IDEA Technical Assistance and Dissemination services regarding scientifically- or evidence-based practices for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities that implement those practices.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
- No Data -

Source: Survey of a sample of recipients of technical assistance and services. Data for this long-term measure will be collected every 2-3 years.

Frequency: Other.

Next Data Available: August 2006
 
Explanation: The FY 2005 data will be used to establish a baseline.
 
Objective 4 of 4: The Technical Assistance and Dissemination program will identify, implement and evaluate evidence-based models to improve outcomes for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabiltiies. (Long-term objective. Target areas: assessment: literacy; behavior; instructional strategies; early intervention; and inclusive practices)
Indicator 4.1 of 1: IMPLEMENTATION OF MODELS: Of the IDEA Technical Assistance and Dissemination projects responsible for developing models, the percentage of projects that identify, implement and evaluate effective models.
 
Measure 4.1.1 of 1: Of the IDEA Technical Assistance and Dissemination projects responsible for developing models, the percentage of projects that identify, implement and evaluate effective models.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Panel of experts. Data for this long-term measure will be collected every 2-3 years.

Frequency: Other.

Next Data Available: August 2007
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline.
 


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Last Modified: 12/28/2005