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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 […]

SSIP Evaluation Workshops: Introductory Webinar

This webinar introduced an exciting opportunity to participate in two online workshop series for Part C and Part B 619 program staff: evaluating infrastructure improvements, and evaluating early intervention/early childhood special education practice change and fidelity. Each workshop series will involve hands-on work and offer concrete strategies for improving or fine-tuning your SSIP evaluation plan. […]

Pacific Entity/Caribbean Island/Bureau of Indian Education TA Meeting

Meeting Outcomes As a result of participating in this meeting, participants will: Gain knowledge about challenges, successes, and strategies for SSIP Phase III from other entities/territories specifically focused on improvements in SSIP implementation and evaluation. Identify one way to improve data collection, analysis, and reporting in Phase III of the SSIP. Gain information and knowledge […]

Data Governance and Technology Considerations

Today, we focus on helping Part C and 619 think through the data governance and technology considerations related to linking data. New resources include an infographic showing the steps needed to successfully link data, and a mini-webinar in which Colorado and South Dakota Part C and Part B 619 staff will share updates on their […]

New pop-out glossary definitions feature

We know you’re busy, so we’ve revamped our DaSy Data System Glossary to be easier to use. In addition to the alphabetical list, terms are also linked throughout the DaSy website, with “pop-out” definition text for easy reference. Each glossary item includes a definition, the source of the definition, and a link to the relevant […]

Data System Enhancement

Definition: A noteworthy improvement to a data system as part of a new version of it. The term is also sometimes used to distinguish an improvement (enhancement) of some existing data system from a totally new data system. Source: Derived from TechTarget.com, http://searchwindowsserver.techtarget.com/definition/enhancement DaSy Framework Component: System Design and Development

Data System

Definitions: 1. (as used in the DaSy framework) The hardware, software, and other applications that enable Part C and Section 619 programs to collect data about children, families, workforce, and/or program characteristics (e.g., program quality), as well as the analysis, reporting, and data use practices associated with those data. 2. (general use) An electronic system […]

Data Security

Definition: Protection of data from unauthorized (accidental or intentional) modification, destruction, or disclosure. Source: Taken from Committee on National Security Systems, http://www.ncix.gov/publications/policy/docs/CNSSI_4009.pdf DaSy Framework Component: Data Governance and Management