Technical Assistance and Dissemination

OSEP Hosts National Summit and Launches New Attract, Prepare, Retain Resource Page

The 2020 OSEP Summit provided an opportunity by bringing together various stakeholders to explore potential strategies and innovative approaches to address this critical need. The virtual event was held over three days and participants had the opportunity to register for each event individually or attend all three.  An archive of the event can be found on the 2020 OSEP National Summit webpage.  OSEP also launched a new Attract, Prepare, Retain Resources Page that provides research and resources for stakeholders to explore potential strategies, innovative approaches, and additional resources regarding this topic!

Performance Measurement Information and Resources

OSEP Performance Measures

The OSEP performance measures for the Technical Assistance and Dissemination Program are:

  • Program Performance Measure #1: The percentage of Technical Assistance and Dissemination products and services deemed to be of high quality by an independent review panel of experts qualified to review the substantive content of the products and services.
  • Program Performance Measure #2: The percentage of Special Education Technical Assistance and Dissemination products and services deemed by an independent review panel of qualified experts to be of high relevance to educational and early intervention policy or practice.
  • Program Performance Measure #3: The percentage of all Special Education Technical Assistance and Dissemination products and services deemed by an independent review panel of qualified experts to be useful to improve educational or early intervention policy or practice.
  • *Program Performance Measure #4: The cost efficiency of the Technical Assistance and Dissemination Program includes the percentage of milestones achieved in the current annual performance report period and the percentage of funds spent during the current fiscal year.

*For Program Performance Measure #4, please use the following project performance measure when you report against this target within the annual performance report: “(X) milestones completed out of (X) milestones proposed for the current reporting period.” “Milestone” is defined as a scheduled event signifying the completion of a major deliverable or set of deliverable or a phase of work. “Deliverable” is defined as a technical assistance and dissemination product or service.

Performance Measurement Resources

Originally this recorded webinar was on the OSEP TA&D Program Performance Measurement for GPRA Data Collection Involving 84.326 Centers, and was held March 19, 2018.  The original recording is no longer available, but the PowerPoint used during the event, and the transcript from the webinar have been saved as a resource.

This is the FY 2019 Annual Performance Report for grantees under the Technical Assistance and Dissemination Program (84.326)