From Chapin Hall
Health, Education, and Child Welfare: Measuring Outcomes across Systems
June 4, 2009
Listen to a live audio webcast
10 a.m. ET / 9 a.m. CT / 8 a.m. MT / 7 a.m. PT
Program length: 1.5 hours
On the horizon is a push to monitor outcomes for children and youth across the systems that serve them, including education, child welfare, and healthcare. With healthcare reforms and changes to the No Child Left Behind Act looming, and as state child welfare agencies strive to comply with federal requirements, ideas and insights about performance measurement are especially timely.
Join Chapin Hall to examine the performance measures used by sectors serving children and families. Be part of the discussion as experts explore where intersections might work, where they won't, and why, and drill down on such questions as
* What are the opportunities for developing more effective program design and service integration through performance monitoring?
* How can monitoring practices across sectors support fiscal responsibility?
* Where do federal and state policies on performance measurement converge or diverge?
*How can a child development perspective enable all sectors to identify outcomes and monitor progress?
* Alyna Chien, MD, Division of General Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Boston, Harvard Medical School
* Jane Hannaway, director, Education Policy Center, Urban Institute; director, CALDER (National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research)
* James Lewis, senior program officer, Basic Human Needs, The Chicago Community Trust
* Matthew Stagner, executive director, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago (moderator)
* Fred Wulczyn, research fellow, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago
To join the webcast, you need a computer with a high-speed Internet connection. The audio for the webcast is available over the Internet only (no telephone connections).