Overview of Early Childhood Outcomes​

The announcement provides guidance on the process for collecting and reporting child outcome data for children in PA Early Intervention program.

This document and interactive web object, provide frequently asked questions and responses related to the rationale for measuring child outcomes, procedures and timelines for collecting data, determining child outcome ratings, and collecting Early Child Outcome data during transitions.

This one hour course is for audiences who are new to Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO) and want a basic understanding of the process. This course is available for registration on the PaTTAN website or for self-enrollment. You will need to complete the quiz at the end with a score of 80% or above to receive credit or certificate of completion.

This one hour course is designed for Early Intervention staff regularly involved with collecting child outcome data and focuses on effective strategies to ensure high quality and greatest reliability of ECO data. The course is available for registration on the PaTTAN website or for self-enrollment. You will need to complete the quiz with a score of 80% or above to receive credit or certificate of completion.

The tip sheet provides families with an overview of Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO), why and how outcomes are measured and how the family can participate. It provides families questions to consider as they prepare for ECO activities.

A Spanish version, this tip sheet provides families with an overview of Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO), why and how outcomes are measured and how the family can participate. It provides families questions to consider as they prepare for ECO activities.

Data Collection​

This document provides ideas to help guide team discussions of child performance across the child outcome indicators, help teams understand what information about a child’s skills across settings relates to which of the child outcomes, and help focus team discussions.

This document and interactive web object, provide ideas to help guide team discussions of child performance across the child outcome indicators, help teams understand what information about a child’s skills across settings relates to which of the child outcomes, and help focus team discussions. 

This is a long version of two forms that may be used for documenting Early Childhood Outcome ratings determined for an individual child. Check with your local Early Intervention program to determine which form you should use.

This is a short version of two forms that may be used for documenting Early Childhood Outcome ratings determined for an individual child. Check with your local Early Intervention program to determine which form you should use.

Authentic Assessment​

A list of approved authentic assessment tools for the collection of early child outcome data.

The crosswalks display how content on a given assessment instrument is related to each of the three child outcomes. The crosswalks are meant to help programs and providers see the extent of information available in an outcome area from a given assessment tool. The crosswalks are not meant to be used as a “checklist” or “score sheet” for measuring child outcomes.

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