Author Archives: Kerry Belodoff

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

Stay on the Linking Path: Don’t Forget Privacy

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This second of three mini-webinars presented during Linking Week 2017, featured guidance from the Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), as well as lessons learned from North Carolina on ensuring privacy and confidentiality when linking. Presented by Baron Rodriguez, Barbara Simpson, Kelley Blas, & Sharon Walsh in May 2017 Link to Recording Link to Presentation

Data linking between Part C and Part B 619: Start here!

This first of three mini-webinars presented during Linking Week 2017, focused on helping state staff think through the data governance and technology considerations related to linking data. Colorado and South Dakota Part C and Part B 619 staff shared updates on their governance and technology related work as they pursue Part C and 619 data […]

Data Governance and Management Toolkit

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This webinar launched the Data Governance and Management Toolkit, a resource containing information, guidance, and templates to assist Part C and Part B 619 program staff with creating or enhancing their data governance policies and procedures. The webinar discussed the importance of data governance to state agencies, how to use and navigate the toolkit, and […]

Child Outcomes Summary-Team Collaboration (COS-TC) Quality Practice Checklist and Descriptions: Online Practice

This online learning site offers Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education providers an online copy of the COS-TC quality practice checklist and descriptions, and provides opportunities to practice with the checklist and descriptions by watching video clips of COS team meetings with families and rating the extent to which providers in the video used […]

A Little Privacy Please? Safeguarding the Privacy of Young Children with Disabilities under IDEA and FERPA

This webinar featured privacy and legal experts from the U.S. Department of Education discussing answers to frequently asked questions related to privacy and confidentiality for IDEA early childhood programs. This webinar directly supports OSEP’s recently-released document, Understanding the Confidentiality Requirement Applicable to IDEA Early Childhood Programs Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). Presented by Susan Kauffman (OSEP), […]

Identifying and Addressing Early Childhood Outcomes Data Quality to Accurately Measure Improvement

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenters: Cornelia Taylor, Katrina Martin, & Tony Ruggiero This presentation addresses progress states are making toward measuring quality early childhood outcomes data. The presentation describes findings on data quality and teaming from a […]

How the DaSy Center Uses CEDS to Support States

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On November 7th, CEDS held a webinar on how various TA Centers Use CEDS to Support States. The presentation posted here includes only the slides that the DaSy Center presented, which documents how the DaSy Center specifically uses CEDS to support states. You can also view the recording of the full webinar, which includes other […]

Resources and Supports Related to Implementing Effective EI/ECSE Systems and Practices

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenters: Mary Beth Bruder, Carolee Eslinger, Kathleen Hebbeler, Debra Jennings, Christina Kasprzak, & Kristin Reedy This presentation shares information about the work of six OSEP-funded national TA Centers and resources that they’ve developed […]