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2012 SPDG National Meeting Agenda and Resources


Building Stronger Professional Development  Systems
through a Focus on Implementation

Agenda (final, 3/1/2012)    

Virtual Attendees
     
Virtual Agenda
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Day One - March 6

Welcome and Reflections from Previous Year (PPT)
    Jennifer Coffey, PhD, OSEP Project Officer

Introduction: World Café Groups & Marketplace Poster Sessions (see above PPT)
     Audrey Desjarlais, Coordinator, Signetwork

Utah's Effective Partnership & Collaboration with Institutes of Higher Education (PPT, 2/2012) (To be added 3/6)
     Heidi Mathie Mucha, Ph.D., NCSP, Utah SPDG Program Specialist
     Lowell Oswald, Ph.D., Utah SPDG Project Director

Video #1  Principals
Video #2
 

High Partnership Expectations: Feasible Outcomes for All (PPT, 2/2012)
      Barbara Guy, Iowa SPDG Director
      Karen Thompson, PTI Director

Developing, Measuring & Improving Program Fidelity: Achieving positive outcomes through high-fidelity implementation (PPT, 2/2012)
     Allison Metz, Associate Director, National Implementation Research Network

Related Resources

Examples of fidelity instruments
Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool for Preschool Classrooms (TPOT), Research Edition, Mary Louise Hemmeter and Lise Fox
The PBIS fidelity measure (the SET) described at http://www.pbis.org/pbis_resource_detail_page.aspx?Type=4&PBIS_ResourceID=222

Articles
Sanetti, L. & Kratochwill, T. (2009). Toward Developing a Science of Treatment Integrity: Introduction to the Special Series. School Psychology Review, Volume 38, No. 4, pp. 445–459.
Mowbray, C.T., Holter, M.C., Teague, G.B., Bybee, D. (2003). Fidelity Criteria: Development, Measurement and Validation. American Journal of Evaluation, 24 (3), 315-340.
Hall, G.E., & Hord, S.M. (2011). Implementing Change: Patterns, principles and potholes (3rd ed.)Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

3-2-1 Small Group Implementation Fidelity Discussion Process Template (DOC, 2/2012)
    Discussion Topics:
     (1) creating your own measures
     (2) using existing measures
     (3) collecting data
     (4) when your initiative doesn't 'fit the mold'

Regional Luncheon 3-2-1 Report Out Agenda (PDF, 2/2012)

Market Place Poster Session Descriptions and Resources

Update: Using iPads for Collecting Implementation Data (PPT, 3/2012)
    Follow-up to OSEP Project Directors' Conference iPad Presentation
    Carlos Romero, Ph.D., New Mexico SPDG Evaluator

State Initiative Profile Database Demonstration (PPT, 3/2012)
    Jason LaPier, Signetwork Developer
    Audrey Desjarlais, Coordinator, Signetwork

World Cafe Small Group Discussions
    World Cafe Topic List and Process (PDF, 2/2012)
    World Cafe Design Principles (PDF, 2/2012). We encourage participants review this document prior to the meeting.

 

Day Two - March 7

World Cafe Small Group Discussions
    World Cafe Topic List and Process (PDF, 2/2012)
    World Cafe Design Principles (PDF, 2/2012). We encourage participants review this document prior to the meeting.

ESEA & IDEA Reauthorization & Policy Direction - US Department of Education - This presentation is not available
     Alexa Posny, Assistant Secretary for Special Education & Rehabilitative Services

Program Measure Presentation  (no PPT, Resource sharing only)
    Jennifer Coffey, PhD, OSEP Project Officer

Speed Sharing: Challenges & Strategies - Small Group Discussion Groups (no handout)

  • 2007 Grantees: For the 2012 application: How are you considering evidence-based professional development, implementation fidelity & providing ongoing TA?
  • Other Grantees: How are you delivering evidence-based professional development, capturing implementation fidelity & tracking your ongoing TA?