Improving Systems, Practices, and Outcomes

SSIP Phase I

Tools and Resources

SSIP Phase I Roadmap (2014)

Describes the activities involved in the development of the SSIP (SPP/APR Indicators C11 and B17) due to OSEP on April 1, 2015. Includes links to existing resources.


SSIP Phase I Writing Guide (2014)

Provides an outline for States to use in organizing their narrative content to ensure that all required components are addressed.


State Systemic Improvement Plan: Questions and Answers (2014)

Based on questions posed by State staff after OSEP presented on Results Driven Accountability and the SSIP at various meetings or conferences across regions.


Evaluation Tools for Part B and Part C State Systemic Improvement Plans (SSIPs)

These tools will be used by OSEP staff members to independently rate the quality of each of the components and overall quality of Phase I of the State’s Part B or Part C SSIP.


Quick Reference Guide: Working with Stakeholders to Identify Potential Improvement Strategies (Including the SSIP) (2015)

Provides information and a proposed process for engaging stakeholders in selecting potential improvement strategies to improve results for infants, toddlers and their families or for young children with disabilities.


SSIP Phase I Implementation Guides for Part B and Part C

These guides will be used by OSEP staff members to independently rate the quality of each of the components and overall quality of Phase I of the State’s Part B or Part C SSIP.


SPP/APR Materials

Used as the framework for OSEP conversations with States about the development of Phase I of the SSIP.


Planning, Conducting, and Documenting Data Analysis for Program Improvement (2015)

This document was developed by DaSy and the ECTA Center to help technical assistance (TA) providers and state staff define and limit the scope of data analysis for program improvement efforts, including the State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP); develop a plan for data analysis; document alternative hypotheses and additional analyses as they are generated; and summarize findings and document results.


SSIP Phase I Content Analysis


Maps Reflecting Key Results of the Phase I SSIP Content Analysis for Part C and the Involvement of 619 in States' Part C and Part B SSIPs


SSIP Phase I Webinars (2014)