System Framework: Resource Search Results

System Framework
Resource Name Quality Indicator(s) Notes
  • FN1
    • a (pg. 5-8)
    • d (pg. 5-9)
    • f (pg. 8)

This resource falls under the subcategory of: Finance Planning. This paper proposes a framework for analyzing, adjusting, and maintaining a flexible and self-regulating finance system to support Part C early intervention services for infants and toddlers and their families. The framework design features four phases of work to help agencies understand the issues and make informed decisions for on-going development and support of a Part C finance system.

  • FN1
    • a
    • c (pg. 6-7)
    • d (pg. 2-4)
    • f (pg. 3-4)
  • FN6

This resource falls under the subcategories of: Finance Planning, and Procurement. Provides a graphic illustration of the fiscal considerations for state and local preschool administrators to address as they strive to braid funds in order to create blended programs for young children. Categories addressed include:

  1. Motivation and Partnership,
  2. Settings, Staffing and Service Delivery, and
  3. Funding Streams and Accountability.
  • FN1
    • b
    • c
  • FN7
    • a (pg. 23-24)
  • FN10
    • a (pg. 25-28)

This resource falls under the subcategories of: Finance Planning, Resource Allocation, Use of Funds and Disbursement, and Monitoring and Accountability. Every two years, the IDEA Infant and Toddler Coordinators Association (ITCA) conducts a finance survey on how states and jurisdictions are funding their Part C systems. This national scan on the financing of Part C systems includes specifics on the amount of federal, state and local funds used (by type within each category), and on which aspect of the system (infrastructure vs. direct services). Reponses are also sorted by Lead Agency and eligibility category.

  • FN1
    • b (pg. 2-10)
  • FN2
    • b (pg. 2-10)
  • FN3
    • a (pg. 2-10)
    • c (pg. 2-10)
  • FN4
    • a (pg. 2-10)
    • b (pg. 2-10)

This resource falls under the subcategories of: Finance Planning and Fiscal Data. This document provides an overview of the critical role of fiscal data in state Part C systems. The information is intended to help state Part C lead agency staff better understand strategic fiscal policy questions, the fiscal data elements needed to address those questions, and the benefits of using these data.

  • FN7

This resource falls under the subcategories of: Resource Allocation and Use of Funds and Disbursement. The 2012 edition is latest version of this publication with information provided by state 619 coordinators on state policies, programs, and practices under the Preschool Grants Program (Section 619 of Part B) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Information on funding can be found on pages 5-8 and includes topics such as distribution and use of od Section 619 and 611 funds, as well as other funding sources used to support the provision of special education and related services for preschool children with disabilities.

  • FN2
    • a
    • b
    • c
    • d
    • e
  • FN3
    • a

This resource falls under the subcategories of: Finance Planning and Fiscal Data. This document provides a format for populating state and county level demographic data overtime to inform strategic fiscal planning. Data elements include population characteristics, perinatal factors, public program eligibility, Part C specific demographics and service utilization, and issues specific to health and welfare issues, education, economics, and workforce.

  • FN7
This document is designed to provide state Part C staff with guidance on using fiscal data to analyze and revise their allocation methodology. Allocation methodology is the process
  • FN2
  • FN3
  • FN4

This document is designed to increase the knowledge and skills of lead agency staff regarding the use of data for appropriate fiscal management of Part C. It provides an in-depth look at the integral role of fiscal data in the development, management, and use of the state Part C budget including basic budget management information, examples of analysis, and samples of reports, forms, and other tools.

  • FN1
    • b

This resource falls under the subcategory of: Finance Planning State Example. Hawaii's Early Learning Council commissioned this study of fiscal resources to provide a detailed account of fiscal 2011 federal and state expenditures on programs supporting children, prenatal to age five, and their families in Hawaii.

  • FN1
    • a (pg. 11-12)
    • b
    • c (pg. 11-12)
    • d
    • e
    • f
    • g
    • h
  • FN2
    • a
    • b
    • c
    • d
    • e

This resource falls under the subcategory of: Finance Planning. Effective, comprehensive early childhood systems require work across a variety of sectors, including Health, Early Learning and Development, and Family Support and Leadership. This tool is designed to help state and community leaders plan for, manage, and improve the capacity of their early childhood systems. It is based on the framework and accompanying graphic developed by the Early Childhood System Working Group (ECSWG) found at: http://www.buildinitiative.org/OurWork/ EarlyChildhoodSystemsWorkingGroup.aspx

  • FN1
    • b
  • FN2
    • b
  • FN3
    • a
    • c
    • d
  • FN4
    • a
    • b

This resource falls under the subcategory of: Fiscal Data State Example. This is an Excel spreadsheet template used for individual local program budget development as well as populating bi-annual reports on expenditures.

  • FN1
    • a
    • c
    • e

This resource falls under the subcategory of: Finance Planning. This matrix provides a list of early intervention services on one axis and a fairly comprehensive listing of potential federal, state local and non-governmental funding sources on the other. This tool can be used in a state scan to identify potential funding opportunities for early intervention services by funding source.

  • FN1
    • b
  • FN7
    • a

This resource falls under the subcategories of: Finance Planning, Resource Allocation, and Use of Funds and Disbursement. Provides a basic outline of the components of the study, how the data will be collected and used.

  • FN1
    • e

This resource falls under the subcategory of: Finance Planning. An analysis conducted by Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) on behalf of the state of Colorado to assess the feasibility and fit of implementing a sliding fee scale for families served by Part C. The report includes recommendations for consideration in Colorado.

  • FN1
    • c (pg. 39-42)
  • FN6
    • a (pg. 39-42)

This resource falls under the subcategories of: Finance Planning and Procurement. It describes the steps of building financing partnerships and provides information on the federal funding streams that support comprehensive services for young children. It includes funding examples from state and local communities, as well as technical details on the allowable uses of various funding streams to support comprehensive early childhood services.

  • FN1
    • c

This resource falls under the subcategory of: Finance Planning. It provides information related to fiscal mapping, which is a research approach that identifies the current expenditures for services for children and youth and their families. It provides an overview of six steps to take in completing the fiscal mapping process, as well as considerations and strategies for data collection. Worksheets to use for collecting the actual data are also included.

  • FN10

Provides specifics on state tools and processes as well as strengths and challenges within each state system.

  • FN8
    • b (slides 3-19)
    • c (slides 3-19)

This resource falls under the subcategories of: Resource Allocation, and Use of Funds and Disbursement State Example. PowerPoint presentation describing the selection process and expectations of annually selected Inclusion Grantees in PA which receive fiscal incentives for attaining targets on Least Restrictive Environments (LRE) settings.

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center

  • CB 8040
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040
  • phone: 919.962.2001
  • fax: 919.966.7463
  • email: ectacenter@unc.edu

ECTA Center is a program of the FPG Child Development Institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, funded through cooperative agreement number H326P170001 from the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent the Department of Education's position or policy.

Project Officer: Julia Martin Eile

  • UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute
  • IDEAs that Work: Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education