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.
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 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.
This brief article examines five important concepts related to accountability and ties the use of accountability mechanisms to the ability to effectively create a strategic and management plan.
This toolkit provides an overview of partnerships and resources to support partnership evaluation. It was developed to help community agencies better understand the functioning of partnerships so they can more effectively develop and nurture those that have a measurable impact in local communities. The toolkit provides example surveys and other measurement tools to assess both the functioning of the partnerships and the results achieved.
This toolkit provides guidance related to strategic planning and outcome measurement. It was designed to support Community Action Agencies with building their capacity to develop and manage their strategic plans. The toolkit is based on a five component framework: assessment, planning, implementation, achievement of results, and evaluation.