e-DECA 2.0 by Child Option

e-DECA 2.0 by Child Option
Birth - 6 years. This web-based assessment solution administers the DECA for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers online in English and Spanish. Completes all scoring and generates immediate access to reports, including individual ratings, rater comparisons, pre-post comparisons, parent letter, and group profiles.

Paul LeBuffe / Jack Naglieri

Paul LeBuffe

Paul LeBuffe, M.A., is the Co-Director of the Devereux Center for Resilient Children in Villanova, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of St. Mary's College of Maryland and received his Master's degree in experimental psychology from Bryn Mawr College. Paul is an author of many widely-used assessments of behaviors related to children's social-emotional strengths and needs including the Devereux Behavior Rating Scale - School Form, the Devereux Scales of Mental Disorders (DSMD), the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA), the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Clinical Form (DECA-C) the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment - Infant/Toddler Form (DECA-I/T) and most recently, the Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA.) His major research interests are the measurement and promotion of social-emotional competence and resilience in children, psychometrics and test development, treatment outcome evaluation in behavioral healthcare, and suicide prevention education.

Jack Naglieri

Dr. Jack A. Naglieri is Professor of Psychology at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA . Prior to his current position he was Professor of School Psychology and Psychology at the Ohio State University where he taught from 1982 to 2000. He also is a Fellow of American Psychological Association (APA) Division 16, recipient of American Psychological Association Division 16 2001 Senior Scientist Award, and holds an appointment as a senior Research Scientist at the Devereux Foundation's Institute for Clinical Training and Research (ICTR).

Dr. Naglieri obtained his Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Long Island University, Master of Science from St. John's University, and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Georgia in 1979. He worked as a school psychologist in the New York area from 1974-1977. The author of more than 150 scholarly papers, chapters, books, and tests, he has focused his efforts since the late 1970s on re-conceptualizing intelligence.

Jack A. Naglieri is the co-author of the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA) and the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Clinical Form (DECA-C). He is also the author of the Cognitive Assessment System (Naglieri & Das, 1997), the CAS Scoring Aide (Naglieri, 2002), the General Ability Measure for Adults (Naglieri & Bardos, 1997), Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (Naglieri, 1996), Devereux Scoring Assistant (LeBuffe, Naglieri, & Pfeiffer, 1996), Devereux Scales of Mental Disorders (Naglieri, LeBuffe, & Pfeiffer, 1994), Devereux Behavior Rating Scales School Form (Naglieri, LeBuffe, & Pfeiffer, 1994), Draw A Person: Screening Procedure for Emotional Disturbance (Naglieri, McNeish, & Bardos, 1990), Draw A Person: Quantitative Scoring System (Naglieri, 1988), Matrix Analogies Test (Naglieri, 1985).

e-DECA 2.0 Purchasing Assistant

Purchasing e-DECA2.0 involves two parts. First, an annual license fee is required; second, the appropriate rating option must be selected. Two rating options are available:

  • Option #1: By Child, allows for unlimited ratings throughout the year for a child at a flat cost of $2.95.
  • Option #2: By Administration, is a cost of $1.00/rating administration.

The calculator below will help you in determining which rating option is most cost effective for your program based on how many times per year the teaching staff and families are expected to conduct an assessment rating on the children in your program.

Note: remember to consider child turnover

Number of Children: ?
Teacher assessments per child: ?
Parent assessments per child: ?

Based on your scenario, we recommend the following:

Item #DescriptionQtyPrice EachTotal Price
16701eDECA 2.0 Annual License Fee
One annual license is required per program. A database for a program's ratings is created for each license purchased. A statewide or regional entity with multiple programs will require more than one license.
eDECA 2.0 By



  • The Annual License Fee must be renewed yearly from the data of purchase. If you have questions about whether more than one license may be required for your organization, please email deca@devereux.org
  • Unused Rating Options can be rolled over into the next year.
  • If you have any questions about the recommended purchase, please call (800) 334-2104 and ask for Jennifer Lewis.