Improving Systems, Practices and Outcomes

Finance Modules

Part C Fiscal 101 (Series)

These 10 modules have been developed to help Part C lead agency staff understand the federal fiscal requirements that accompany the acceptance of Federal Part C funding--to have a working knowledge of the requirements related to IDEA Part C as well as requirements that apply to all federal funding. Each module addresses a specific component of fiscal requirements, providing an overview of each topic. Throughout the modules there are links to all relevant policies and regulations. For questions or more in-depth discussion, states are encouraged to contact their OSEP state lead.

Developing a Network for Engagement and Collective Impact (15 min.)

This module discusses developing a network for engagement and collective impact. In this module, you will learn the importance of identifying and mapping interpersonal connections to influence daily activities, accomplish goals, and ultimately leverage collective impact for systems change to improve outcomes for young children and their families.

Building High-Quality Finance Systems for Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education (15 minutes)

The Early Childhood TA Center, along with the DaSy Center, has developed a System Framework that describes a high-quality system. It can be used by states to self-assess and improve their early intervention and preschool special education systems. This module reviews the content of the finance component of the ECTA System Framework. You will learn how to use the self-assessment tool to evaluate the finance component of your state system. And finally, you will learn how to use the self-assessment results as the basis and on-going measure for improvement planning.

  • IDEAs that Work: Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education

The 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     © 2012-2019 ECTA Center

  • UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute