Improving Systems, Practices, and Outcomes

A System Framework for Building High-Quality Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education Programs

Building and sustaining high-quality early intervention and preschool special education systems is a complex process for state agencies. To support states, ECTA Center developed A System Framework for Building High-Quality Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education Programs to address the question:

"What does a state need to put into place in order to encourage/support/require local implementation of evidence-based practices that result in positive outcomes for young children with disabilities and their families?"

Quick Start Guide System Framework
Figure: Building High-Quality Systems: Governance, Finance, Personnel, Data System, Accountability and Quality Improvement, Quality Standards


Suggested citation:

Early Childhood TA Center. (2015). A System Framework for Building High-Quality Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education Programs. Retrieved from https://ectacenter.org/sysframe/

The contents of this document were developed under cooperative agreement numbers #H326P120002, #H325B120004 and #H373Z120002 from the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent the policy of the US Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Project Officers: Julia Martin Eile, Dawn Ellis, Meredith Miceli and Richelle Davis.