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Policies and Procedures

Results Matter Handbook 

Results Matter Checkpoint Deadlines

Documentation Window

During this window, providers observe, document and depending on the assessment system, complete preliminary rates based on what is observed.

Aug 15 (or first program day) – Oct 25
Nov 7 – Jan 31
Feb 13 – Apr 25
Summer (optional)
May 8 – July 18 

Assessment Rating Window

During this window, providers make final determinations about how to rate the child on each of the assessment indicators. Observation and documentation continue.

Oct 26 – Nov 6
Feb 1 – Feb 12
Apr 26 – May 7
Summer (optional)
July 19 – July 30

Online Data Finalized

Assessment data on every indicator should be finalized by providers in the assessment system for the child NO LATER THAN the following dates for each checkpoint.

Nov 6, 2020
Feb 12, 2021 
May 7, 2021 
Summer (optional)
July 30, 2021 

Download a PDF version of the schedule:

Checkpoint Deadlines for 2020-21 (PDF)

Technical Assistance

GOLD® Resources

OSEP Reporting for Preschool Special Education

User Account Transfer Request For Results Matter Online Assessment Systems