Mapping the Early Care and Education Monitoring Landscape is a tool from the SCBC and the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance (ECQA Center). This tool is designed to help state and territory leaders document current early care and education monitoring systems as they evaluate opportunities for alignment and integration.
Evaluation and Accountability
This PowerPoint focuses on results based evaluation and indicators. It provides an overview of the methodology for selecting indicators and outlines various indicators used by different organizations.
This table presents school readiness data indicators for early care and education in the State of North Carolina. For each indicator, it provides the data source, data status, and information regarding county and regional level data. The table also presents data points from 2000 and 2004 for each indicator.
This brief document lists Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems indicators, including overarching indicators and early care and education measures.
This webinar offers an overview of the Early Childhood Comprehensive System by examining contextual factors that impact the system. These contextual factors include State team characteristics, state advisory councils, and funding resources.
This list presents data points/indicators that were identified as part of the Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Grantee Meeting, March 12–13, 2008. The list includes a number of grantee States and categorizes indicators by topic.
This fact sheet includes a list of early childhood indicators collected in 13 States: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Nebraska, New Mexico, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Virginia.
This fact sheet, excerpted from Kids Count in Michigan – Data Book 2016, explores various characteristics of children and families in Michigan. It also outlines trends in child well-being between 2006 and 2014.
This graphical resource includes a list of indicators that can be used in a results-based accountability framework for early childhood comprehensive systems. It demonstrates the relationship between systems, process, and progress indicators, population risk factors, and overall outcomes.
In this blog post, the author examines strategic planning during times of economic uncertainty and transition. The author suggests that organizations be realistic about scenario planning, intensify their monitoring, and look past the current crisis.