Author Archives: Elaine Mulligan

About Elaine Mulligan

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

Pay for Success webinar recording available

In case you missed our September 20 webinar, you can access the recording, presentation, and links to tparticipate in a learning community, participate in an interest group to help you decide if and how you might apply PFS in your state, or receive periodic informational updates about new developments in PFS. Visit Pay for Success […]

Pay for Success

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Pay for Success (PFS) is an innovative and promising financing model that has the potential to expand high-quality services for young children at risk or with disabilities and their families. In this webinar for state staff, DaSy provided a brief overview of PFS and described three ways states can build their capacity to pursue PFS: […]

New video: Improving Family Outcomes

A new DaSy-ECTA video describes the importance of supporting families, collecting data on family outcomes, and using the data to improve the program. Using the family data collected by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education’s Part C/Early Intervention Program as an example, Supporting Children by Improving Family Outcomes highlights how three families […]

Check out our Fresh DaSies!

Summer is winding down, 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.

Supporting Children By Improving Family Outcomes

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All programs that serve young children and their families can improve outcomes for children by making a difference for their families. This video describes the importance of supporting families, collecting data on family outcomes, and using the data to improve the program. Using the family data collected by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of […]

New! IDEA Data Center Part B Data System Framework

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The IDEA Data Center Part B Data System Framework is an overarching structure designed to support SEA staff responsible for working with and responding to IDEA Part B requirements related to the collection, analysis, use, and reporting of high-quality special education data. The framework contains broad concepts and principles that states can tailor to reflect […]