Office of Special Education Programs Project Directors’ Conference

Event Date: July 23, 2018
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Data and Dialog as the Foundation for Systems Change, S. Cawthon & C. Garberoglio; July 23-25, 2018

Presentation Summary: This session shares ways in which NDC approaches systems change as a OSEP-funded technical assistance center with the aim of improving postsecondary educational and employment outcomes for a diverse deaf population. To facilitate systems change, NDC focuses on two key areas: (a) data and evidence based practices, and (b) structured dialog and collaboration with stakeholders across different levels of the system. Specific strategies that apply to all populations will be shared.

Recommended Resources: Deaf People and Educational Attainment in the United States: 2017State Reports: Postsecondary Achievement of Deaf PeopleResearch Summarized! Key Impact Areas


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Carrie Lou Bloom, PhD

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