The Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education, has identified that the Brigance Inventory of Early Development III (IED-III) – Early Childhood Edition, will be the single statewide assessment instrument that will be utilized to collect and report Early Childhood Outcome (ECO) information for the State Performance Plan (SPP) and Annual Performance Report (APR). By June 30, 2015, all school districts will have received a Brigance IED-III Early Childhood Edition assessment manual and a small package of IED-III Record Booklets that have been purchased by the Bureau of Special Education for school districts. Implementation of the IED-III Early Childhood Edition to collect and report ECO information is effective July 1, 2015.
A letter has been disseminated to all Directors of Special Education identifying the change in the assessment instrument to collect ECO information. To access that letter, please click on the following link: ECO Change Assessment Instrument (3-2015)
To order additional IED-III assessment manuals and/or IED-III Record Booklets, please click on the following link: ECO Ordering the Brigance IED-III