Author Archives: Kerry Belodoff

Understanding and Using Fiscal Data: A Guide for Part C Staff

This online learning site is intended to help state Part C lead agency staff better understand strategic fiscal policy questions, the fiscal data elements needed to address those questions, and the benefits of using these data. Fiscal data provides powerful information for decision-making, program management, and policy-making. The use of fiscal data, especially when paired […]

Local Child Outcomes Measurement System (L-COMS)

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This 2017 resource provides a framework that identifies seven key components of a high-quality child outcomes measurement system at the local level. The L-COMS and two related resources were developed for local Part C and Part B 619/Preschool programs to evaluate their systems and to encourage and support efforts to improve those systems. The L-COMS […]

Supporting Improvement of Local Child Outcomes Measurement Systems

This webinar introduces a new resource, the Local Child Outcomes Measurement System (L-COMS). The L-COMS can support local programs, such as Early Intervention programs or school districts, in examining and improving their systems for collecting, analyzing and using child outcomes data. This self-assessment numerically rates the current status of the local system and allows for […]

Infographics for Impact

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The final of three 30 minute data visualization talks, this webinar focuses on how to effectively create and use infographics and answers 3 key questions: How can infographics be useful? What are some examples? What are tips for getting started? Presented by Abby Schachner, Elaine Mulligan, & Patrice Linehan in July 2017 Link to Recording […]

Powerful Presentations

The second of three 30 minute data visualization talks, this webinar focuses on effectively presenting data using animation and presentation tools. Presenters will walk the audience through the process of taking complex concepts and data and creating a fun, engaging animation and presentation. Presented by Kellen Reid, Sandy Grummick, & Valerie Arnold Link to Recording […]

Linking It All Together: Ready, Set, Go!

This third of three mini-webinars presented during Linking Week 2017, reviewed lessons learned from the week and shared resources and supports that address specific data linking needs. Presented by Sharon Walsh, Duane Brown, Bruce Bull, & Baron Rodriguez in May 2017 Link to Recording Link to Presentation