State Family Outcomes Measurement System (S-FOMS)
This framework, originally developed by the Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO) Center, identifies 7 key components of a high-quality family outcomes measurement system at the state level. The following resources were developed for state Part C and Part B 619/Preschool programs to evaluate and improve their family outcomes measurement system.
This framework contains background information and the framework’s 7 components, 15 quality indicators and their associated elements of quality. It provides an easy way to review the content of the S-FOMS.
S-FOMS Self-Assessment (2017)
This Excel-based tool that provides an automated scoring form for states to rate their family outcomes measurement system on the 15 quality indicators and associated elements and to set priorities for improvement.
S-FOMS Self-Assessment Guide (2017)
Thie guide provides guidance for the self-assessment process and detailed instructions on use of the Excel tool.