- IDEA 40th Anniversary Resources
This month marks the 40th anniversary of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, now known as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The U.S. Department of Education has created a webpage to commemorate the occasion that offers history of the law; stories from parents, teachers, and other IDEA stakeholders; events; and resources: www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/idea40.html
- Fillable Worksheet for Key Considerations
Our Key Considerations for Initiating and Planning a New Data System or Major Data System Enhancement resource now includes a fillable worksheet version for use in a group discussion. Simply select the “Link to Fillable Version (PDF)” option and you will be able to type right into the “Questions to consider” tables to record your group’s comments!
- Save the Date: 2016 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference
Part C and Part B 619 Coordinators and Data Managers, mark your calendars to join DaSy, ECTA, IDC, and NCSI August 15-17 in New Orleans for the 2016 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference! More details will be shared as they become available.
- New SSIP Resources!
ECTA Center, along with DaSy Center, IDEA Data Center, and the National Center for Systemic Improvement, have released two new tools for states to use in their State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) work. You can find the SSIP Phase II Process Guide and Sample SSIP Action Plan Template on our Publications page.
- New DaSy Resource: Developing Business Requirements
Business requirements frame your data system’s functionality and how the system will handle and store data. Our newest publication, Developing and Sharing Your Business Requirements to Build a Better Data System, provides Part C and Part B 619 staff with an introduction to business requirements, which are part of the Requirement Analysis phase of the System Development Life Cycle.
- New DaSy resource: Critical Questions
Our Critical Questions About Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education can help states examine their data systems, improve programs, and better serve children and families. The questions are grouped into Child & Family, Practitioner, and Local Program/Local Educational Agency themes. They’re available in PDF and interactive web formats. Download or bookmark our Critical Questions today to use them in your work to improve state data systems.
Events & Presentations
The Center for the Integration of IDEA Data (CIID) will present Engagement of St...December 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Educational Data Technical Assistance Program (EDTAP), an initiative of the...December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Department of Education and PSC will host a “Consolidated Data Quality Rev...December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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