Indicator 7: Percent of preschool children aged 3 through 5 with IEPs who demonstrate improved:
A. Positive social-emotional skills (including social relationships);
B. Acquisition and use of knowledge and skills (including early language/communication and early literacy); and
C. Use of appropriate behaviors to meet their needs.
For more detailed information regarding this indicator, please review Indicator #7 of the State Performance Plan.
Indicator 7 measures the percent of preschool children with disabilities aged 3 through 5 who demonstrate improved: (a) positive social-emotional skills (including social relationships); (b) acquisition and use of knowledge and skills (including early language/communication and early literacy); and (c) use of appropriate behaviors to meet their needs. All LEAs with children aged 3 through 5 participate in this activity annually.
Beginning July 1, 2011, all districts participate in the collection of data for this indicator every year. Entry data is collected on all preschool-age children who initially enter special education in the district during the year. Exit data for all these children is collected when they exit from preschool programs or turn age 6.
Training and Technical Assistance
- Overview of Early Childhood Indicators
- Indicator 7 Child Outcomes: FAQ
- Special Education Portal Child Outcomes Application
- The Rating Process for Child Outcomes
- Indicator 7 Speech & Language Webinar - Speaker Notes
- Indicator 7 Child Outcomes: Changes and Updates Effective July 1, 2011:
Archived Webinar - PowerPoint Presentation - Speaker Notes
- Making Sense of the Data; PowerPoint Presentation
- Brochure: "Wisconsin's Children Moving Forward, An Introduction to Child Outcomes"
- Collaborating Partners website
The Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners (WECCP) is a network of state, regional, and community, public and private, state departments, agencies, associations, and individuals working together to positively impact the lives of young children and their families encompassing the areas of early care and education, health, mental health, parent education and family support.
The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) is focused on promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5. CSEFEL is a national resource center funded by the Office of Head Start and Child Care Bureau for disseminating research and evidence-based practices to early childhood programs across the country.
- Child Outcome Summary Form, from the Collaborating Partners website
- Assessment Tools for Child Outcomes - PowerPoint - Webinar