Author Archives: Elaine Mulligan

About Elaine Mulligan

Elaine Mulligan is a Communications Specialist with the DaSy Center at SRI International.

New ESSA Preschool Data Reporting workgroup

The SLDS Technical Assistance program is offering a virtual group for states who are working to determine how they will calculate the preschool count required under ESSA. Those responsible for the state plan and those who will be calculating the preschool count are encouraged to join these discussions. The group will meet virtually once a […]

Analyzing Qualitative Data for Evaluation

This 2009 brief from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) focuses on analyzing qualitative data that your program has collected. It includes an overview of qualitative data; how to plan for qualitative data analysis; how to analyze qualitative data; and the advantages and disadvantages of qualitative data. Link to Document (PDF)

Building Stakeholder Knowledge About Data

This 2018 toolkit provides Part C and Part B 619 stakeholders with an orientation to IDEA data and other data-related topics to help them meaningfully participate in conversations about important programmatic issues and decisions. Part C and 619 staff are encouraged to share this toolkit with stakeholders as a self-guided resource and/or use it with […]

2018 State Learning Opportunities

We’re offering several exciting new opportunities for you to deepen your knowledge and build state capacity around data topics in 2018. Our 2018 State Learning Opportunities flyer lists the new learning groups that are open to states. We know states have many learning opportunities from which to choose, so we recommend that state agency staff […]

Fresh DaSy Resources

Winter has set in, but we still have fresh “DaSies” for you! Here are just a few of our recent publications and resources to help support the development and enhancement of high-quality early childhood data systems: Building Stakeholder Knowledge About Data provides stakeholders with an orientation to IDEA data. Telling Your SSIP Story in an Infographic offers […]

Check out our Fresh DaSies!

Winter is here, but the DaSies are still blooming! Visit our Fresh DaSy Resources page to see the latest publications and resources to help support the development and enhancement of high-quality early childhood data systems.

The Future is Data Linking

Part C and/or Part B 619 data sources: EDHI, MIECHV, SLDS, ECIDS, CAPTA, QRIS, IDEA agencies, Personnel, Finance

This webinar provided a high-level overview of the advantages, preparation for, and processes associated with linking Part C and 619 data with other early childhood data. States were offered an opportunity to receive specific TA to meet and assist states with their early childhood data linking. Presented by Denise Mauzy and Bruce Bull in January […]

Fiscal Data Profile Template

For a Part C system, the fiscal data profile depicts demographic, service delivery, infrastructure, and administrative data in a variety of ways to make the fiscal data more comprehensible to users. This 2018 Fiscal Data Profile Template Excel tool converts raw program-level fiscal data that a state enters into more engaging and informative graphical displays […]

New 2015-16 IDEA Section 618 data

OSEP has released 10 new 2015-16 data files on the IDEA Section 618 Data Products website, including Part B Child Count and Educational Environments, Part B Personnel, Part B Exiting, Part B Discipline, Part B Assessment, Part B Dispute Resolution, Part B LEA MOE Reduction and CEIS, Part C Child Count and Settings, Part C […]