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APPENDIX A

Workshop Agendas

CHILD CARE PERFORMANCE MEASURES

WORKSHOP AGENDA

SEPTEMBER 27-28, 1999

Getting to Positive Outcomes for Children in Child Care: First Workshop on Child Care Performance Measures

Lecture Room

National Academy of Sciences

2101 Constitution Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20418

Day One–September 27, 1999

8:00 AM

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:30

Welcome, Introductions, and Purpose of the Workshop

Michele Kipke, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine

Deborah Phillips, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine

Frank Fuentes, Child Care Bureau, Agency for Children and Families, Washington, D.C.



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Page 39 APPENDIX A Workshop Agendas CHILD CARE PERFORMANCE MEASURES WORKSHOP AGENDA SEPTEMBER 27-28, 1999 Getting to Positive Outcomes for Children in Child Care: First Workshop on Child Care Performance Measures Lecture Room National Academy of Sciences 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20418 Day One–September 27, 1999 8:00 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 8:30 Welcome, Introductions, and Purpose of the Workshop Michele Kipke, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine Deborah Phillips, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine Frank Fuentes, Child Care Bureau, Agency for Children and Families, Washington, D.C.

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Page 40 GOAL: To address the current status of national and state efforts to assess the performance of child care and early childhood services, as well as lessons learned from efforts to establish performance measures in other domains of public policy OBJECTIVES: 1. To critically assess current and emerging efforts to establish performance measures for child care and early childhood services 2. To examine performance measurement initiatives in other policy areas 3. To consider the current status of data sources necessary to the development of child care performance measures 4. To discuss the practical dimensions of advancing work in this area 9:00–9:10 Link Between Child Care and Early Education Performance Measures Joan Lombardi, Bush Child Development Center, Yale University 9:10– 9:30 Why Performance Measures for Child Care? What Do We Mean by Performance Measures—Child Performance Measures or Benchmarks or Indicators? Child Care for Whom? Sharon Lynn Kagan, Bush Child Development Center, Yale University SESSION I What Is The Current Status of National and State Efforts to Establish Performance Measures for Child Care and Child Care Policy?

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Page 41 9:30–10:45     Charlotte Brantley, Child Care Bureau, Washington, D.C. Helene Stebbins, National Governors Association, Washington, D.C. Cheryl Mitchell, Agency of Human Services, Vermont Helen Blank, Children's Defense Fund, Washington, D.C. Moderator: Martha Moorehouse, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Washington, D.C. 10:45–11:05 OPEN DISCUSSION 11:05–11:15 BREAK SESSION II Efforts and Challenges to Developing Child Care Performance Measures 11:15–12:30 At the State Level Bobbie Weber, Lynn-Benton Community College, Oregon Michele Piele, Enterprise Child Care, Chicago Sara Watson, The Finance Project, Washington, D.C. Moderator: Joan Lombardi, Bush Child Development Center, Yale University 12:30–1:00 LUNCH

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Page 42 1:00–2:10 At the Program and Community Levels   Jason Sachs, Massachusetts Department of Education, Malden, Massachusetts Yasmina Vinci, National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, Washington, D.C. Marci Andrews, National Center for the Child Care Workforce, Washington, D.C. Judith Jerald, Early Education Services, Brattleboro, Vermont Moderator: Martha Zaslow, Child Trends, Inc., Washington, D.C. 2:10–2:20 OPEN DISCUSSION SESSION III Performance Measurement Considerations for Specific Populations 2:20–2:40 Minority Children Asa Hilliard, Department of Education Policy Studies, Georgia State University 2:40–3:00 School-Aged Child Care Michelle Seligson, Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College 3:00–3:15 BREAK

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Page 43 3:15–4:15 Children with Special Needs Lynette Aytch, Frank Porter Graham Center, University of North Carolina Cindy Oser, Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families, Washington, D.C. Mary Beth Bruder, Division of Child Care and Family Studies, University of Connecticut Health Center 4:15 OPEN DISCUSSION 5:00 RECEPTION Day Two–September 28, 1999 8:30 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST SESSION I Performance Measures for Which Outcomes—Challenges/Critical Elements Involved in Developing Child Care Performance Measures 8:45–10:10     John Love, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Princeton, New Jersey Fred Wulczyn, Chapin Hall Center for Children, University of Chicago Louisa Tarullo, Commissioner's Office of Research and Evaluation, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Washington, D.C. Moderator: Matthew Stagner, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Page 44 10:10–10:20 BREAK SESSION II Standards of Evidence in Performance Measurement—Lessons Learned from Other Domains of Policy 10:20–11:45     Gary C. Carpenter, Division of State and Community Health, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland Gilda Lambert, Family, Youth Services Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. Phyllis Stubbs-Wynn, Infant and Child Health Branch, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland Evelyn Ganzglass, National Governors Association, Washington, D.C. Helen Raikes, National Gallup Organization, Lincoln, Nebraska Moderator: Barbara Broman, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 11:45–12:00 OPEN DISCUSSION 12:00–12:30 LUNCH

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Page 45 SESSION III Standards of Evidence in Performance Measurement—Indicators of Quality 12:30–1:30     Rebecca Kilburn, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California Bruce Clary, Muskie School of Public Policy, University of Southern Maine Thomas Schultz, Head Start Bureau, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Washington, D.C. Moderator: Jeffrey J. Koshel, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services SESSION IV Data Sources and Potential Indicators—Current Efforts to Develop Child Care Indicators 1:30–2:45     William O'Hare, Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, Maryland William Gormley, Public Policy Program, Georgetown University Martha Zaslow, Child Trends, Inc., Washington, D.C. Moderator: Anne Witte, Department of Economics, Wellesley College 2:45–3:00 OPEN DISCUSSION 3:00–3:10 BREAK

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Page 46 3:10-4:30 Conclusions: Panel Discussion Bruce Clary, Muskie School of Public Policy, University of Southern Maine Charlotte Brantley, Agency for Children and Families, Child Care Bureau Joan Lombardi, Bush Child Development Center, Yale University Martha Zaslow, Child Trends, Inc., Washington, D.C. Lynette Aytch, Frank Porter Graham Center, University of North Carolina Moderator: Deborah Phillips, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, National Research Council/Institute of Medicine DISCUSSION POINTS:   1. What have we learned about the current status of national and state efforts to assess the performance of child care and early childhood services? 2. What lessons on how to establish performance measures can we adapt from other domains of public policy? 3. What should we focus on when addressing the challenges of establishing criteria for assessing the quality of child care services? 4:30–4:50 OPEN DISCUSSION 4:50 Conclusions and Next Steps Michele Kipke, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine Yonette Thomas, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council 5:00 ADJOURN

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Page 47 CHILD CARE PERFORMANCE MEASURES WORKSHOP AGENDA FEBRUARY 28-29, 2000 Getting to Positive Outcomes for Children in Child Care: Second Workshop on Child Care Performance Measures Holiday Inn Georgetown, Mirage I & II 2101 Wisconsin Avenue Washington, D.C. Day One–February 28, 2000   8:30 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 9:00 Welcome, Introductions, and Purpose of the Workshop Maxine Hayes, Board on Children, Youth, and Families Michele Kipke, Board on Children, Youth, and Families GOAL: The purpose of this meeting is to address the challenge of establishing criteria for assessing the quality of child care services and examine their implications for performance measures in child care. Participants will be asked to discuss the content areas that research suggests should be included in such measures and consider the challenges involved in moving from conceptualizing performance measures for child care to an initiative focused on developing and implementing them.

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Page 48 9:15 Perspectives from the Child Care Bureau Charlotte Brantley, Child Care Bureau 9:30 Innovative State and Community Level Approaches to Delivering and Monitoring Quality Child Care Stephanie Fanjul, North Carolina Division of Child Development Kathy Stegall, Arkansas Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education Deborah Montgomery, American Institutes for Research Barbara Kamara, District of Columbia Office of Early Childhood Development Judy Collins, National Child Care Information Center Moderator: Gwen Morgan, Wheelock College QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION:   1. What data do you currently collect? Why? Who uses these data? How are the data used? 2. What kinds of information do you need to know about the child, the family, the setting, and the system? 3. How do you use the data on each to ensure quality? 4. What is working and why? 5. What are the challenges and barriers? 6. What does it take to sustain what you are doing? 11:30 GENERAL DISCUSSION/QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 12:00 PM QUICK LUNCH

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Page 49 1:00 Challenges and Implications of Establishing Criteria for Assessing the Quality of Child Care Services Pauline Koch, National Association for Regulatory Administration Thelma Harms, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center Karen McIntyre, Education Policy and Issues Center Mimi Graham, Florida State University Moderator: Deborah Eaton, National Association for Family Child Care QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION:   1. What are the challenges? 2. Are there existing assessment mechanisms that can be utilized/incorporated? 3. Who should assess? 4. Who should be assessed? 5. Which content areas should be included in any assessment mechanism? 6. Discuss the connection between process and outcomes. 2:30 GENERAL DISCUSSION/QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 3:00 What Else Do We Need to Know? Stephanie Fanjul, North Carolina Division of Child Development Karen McIntyre, Education Policy and Issues Center

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Page 50   GROUP ACTIVITY Moderator: Stacie Goffin, Independent Consultant 4:30 BREAK 4:40 SUMMARY—What Does This All Mean? Sharon Lynn Kagan, Yale University 5:00 ADJOURN Day Two–Tuesday, February 29, 2000 9:00 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 9:30 Bridging Research, Policy, and Practice Overview—Clara Pratt, Oregon State University What Are the Challenges Involved in Moving from Conceptualizing Performance Measures to an Initiative Focused on Developing and Implementing Them? David Blau, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Richard Clifford, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center Gregg Powell, National Head Start Association Deborah Montgomery, American Institutes for Research Steve Bagnato, University of Pittsburgh Moderator: Clara Pratt, Oregon State University

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Page 51 QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION:     1. Which outcomes should be targeted to facilitate change in the community norms for providing child care? 2. What are the strategies for achieving those outcomes? 3. What is the scope? Should all forms of child care be included? Different age groups? 4. What are all the other influences on the child that should be accounted for? 5. What are the strategies for engaging the child care field in this process? 11:00 GENERAL DISCUSSION/QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 12:00 PM QUICK LUNCH 1:00 Implications for the Field Policy—Charlotte Brantley, Child Care Bureau Research and Practice—Clara Pratt, Oregon State University Thoughts from the Group Moderator: Maxine Hayes, Board on Children, Youth and Families 2:50 Conclusions and Next Steps Michele Kipke, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine Yonette Thomas, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council 3:00 ADJOURN

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