The role of the Results Accountability component group is to ensure the Early Care, Health and Education system is aligned around a clear set of indicators and is using those indicators as a guide for doing its work and improving on results. The group gathers necessary data to report on system progress and to make that data available to the entire Early Care, Health and Education system.
- To define appropriate results and indicators, and serve as a clearinghouse for consistent definitions of result and performance measures among programs.
- To serve as a clearinghouse for national, state and regional data using existing data bases and publications to assure consistency in demographic and indicator data.
- To serve in a consultative capacity to provide feedback on proposed results indicators and service, product, activity performance measures, including definitions, collection methods and reporting formats.