Perspectives on Data Use

Listen to how important data are!

The scope and complexity of data collected by Part C programs have significantly increased in the 30 years since IDEA Part C and Part B 619 began. Stakeholders of Part C programs now have unprecedented opportunities to use data to inform administrative operations, reporting, monitoring, continuous program improvement, and state policy decisions.

These 2- to 3-minute videos describe some of the ways that key stakeholders are using data in their work to support children with disabilities and their families. Click on each stakeholder’s photo to see a brief video describing her/his first-hand perspective on early childhood data use.