Category Archives: Webinar

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

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 […]

ED/HHS Joint Report on Early Childhood Integrated Data

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This January 2017 webinar hosted by the State Longitudinal Data Systems Grant Program featured federal representatives discussing the key points from their new joint policy statement, “The Integration of Early Childhood Data: State Profiles and a Report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Education.” In addition, the […]

SLDS Webinar: Including Homeless Data in an ECIDS/SLDS

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This 2016 webinar from the Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems Grant Program outlines the challenges that led the District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education and The Community Partnership two agencies to develop a bidirectional data sharing agreement, how the arrangement has benefited students, and next steps for the partnership. Link to webinar

Chart with Purpose

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In this first of three 30 minute data visualization talks, presenters defined data visualization and addressed 5 common pitfalls when creating charts: Not clearly articulating your message; beginning with the visualization technique vs. the data; misrepresenting your data; being dull; and forgetting about accessibility. Presented by Denise Mauzy and Kerry Belodoff in May 2017 Link […]

Enhancing Trusting Partnerships at the Systems and Practice Levels: Reciprocal Opportunities for Professionals and Families

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This second session of the Engaging Families and Creating Trusting Partnerships to Improve Child and Family Outcomes series focused on the nature of trusting partnerships among professionals and families. The presenters described six research-based partnership principles, and emphasized the practices that professionals and families should demonstrate when implementing the principles. Tools for measuring partnerships and […]