Part C State Annual Performance Report (APR) for FFY 06/SFY 07

Overview of the Annual Performance Report Development:

The APR includes performance data for each Child and Family Connections (CFC) office and documents CFC and state progress or slippage toward measurable and rigorous targets. The APR is part an ongoing process of performance measurement and strategic planning for the Illinois Early Intervention Program. For several years, Illinois has been reporting performance data to key stakeholders including the Illinois Interagency Council on Early Intervention (IICEI), the Child and Family Connections (CFC) offices, and the general public through various reporting mechanisms. The EI Program will make the Illinois APR and SPP available on its web site and through links from the other EI web sites (the Illinois Early Intervention Training Program; Provider Connections, the Early Intervention credentialing office; and the Early Childhood Intervention Clearinghouse). The APR and SPP documents will also be available to the public at each of the 25 CFC offices.

Monitoring Priority: Effective General Supervision Part C / General Supervision

Indicator 11: Percent of fully adjudicated due process hearing requests that were fully adjudicated within the applicable timeline.

(20 U.S.C. 1416(a)(3)(B) and 1442)

Measurement:

Percent = [(3.2(a) + 3.2(b)) divided by 3.2] times 100.

FFY: 2006 (2006-2007)
Measurable and Rigorous Target: 100 percent of fully adjudicated due process hearing requests will be fully adjudicated within the applicable time frame.

Actual Target Data for FFY 06/SFY 07:

One due process hearing request was received from July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2007. That request was fully adjudicated within the applicable time frame.

Discussion of Improvement Activities Completed and Explanation of Progress or Slippage that occurred for FFY 06/SFY 07:

No due process hearing requests were received in FFY 05/SFY 06. Contracts are in place with individuals who serve as Impartial Hearing Officers for the Illinois Early Intervention Program. The hearing officers have received a training session on the Early Intervention Program.

Revisions, with Justification, to Proposed Targets / Improvement Activities / Timelines / Resources for FFY 06/SFY 07:

Not Applicable.