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This page offers downloadable, accessible presentation files and handouts from past DaSy presentations at external conferences and meetings. Presentations from our Improving Data, Improving Outcomes conference can be found on our Conferences tab.

Presentations & Posters

2017

ECPC Cross-Cohort Leadership Institute

State Data Systems and Critical Questions about Personnel ECPC logoConference: Early Childhood Personnel Center’s Cross-Cohort Leadership Institute Date: September 2017 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation provides information on the importance of state data systems in answering critical policy and program questions about the early childhood workforce. Link to Presentation Read more

NCES STATS-DC

The Critical Role of Education Data in Early Childhood Pay For Success Efforts Conference: STATS-DC Date: August 2017 Presenters: Jennifer Tschantz , Megan Cox, & Donna Spiker This session will provide an overview of Pay For Success (PFS), an innovative financing mechanism being used to expand early childhood programs. The types of administrative and child-level data contained ... Read more

Using Your State’s Data to Develop and Answer Critical Questions Conference: STATS-DC Date: August 2017 Presenters: Nancy Copa, Courtney Petrosky, Anita Larson, & Avisia Whiteman Your state has a lot of data, but do you know how to use it to ask and answer questions about children/students, families, personnel and programs? The Center for ... Read more

Developing Local Data Teams: Moving Toward Data Informed Decision Making Conference: STATS-DC Date: August 2017 Presenters: Dawn Hendricks, Haidee Bernstein, & Tony Ruggiero This presentation defines what a data team is, explains the function of a data team, and provides state data team examples. Link to Presentation Read more

OSEP Leadership Conference

Components of an Effective Data Team Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Haidee Bernstein, Mary Anketell & Emily Hackleman The poster session highlights how data teams can be used promote collaboration around implementing data-informed decisions and how Pennsylvania promoted the use of Data teams at their Data ... Read more

Building Effective Early Childhood Data Systems Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Donna Spiker & Kathleen Hebbeler This poster describes the DaSy data system framework, which is one component of the ECTA System framework. Link to Poster Link to Handout Read more

State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC)/State Advisory Panel (SAP) Data-Informed Stakeholder Toolkit Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Darla Gundler & Amy Nicholas This poster provides an overview of the new State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC)/State Advisory Panel (SAP) Data-Informed Stakeholder Toolkit. Link to Poster Read more

Preparing and Supporting Staff to Participate in the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Process Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Amy Nicholas This poster provides an overview of national professional development/technical assistance materials that can be used in training and staff support around the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) process, including materials that offer opportunities ... Read more

Your Data’s Story: Using Critical Questions for Early Childhood Program Improvement Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Laura Hudson & Gary Harmon This poster displays gives an overview of the DaSy Critical Questions, and an introduction to the newly developed analysis plans that accompany some of the Critical Questions. Link to Poster Read more

Data Governance & Management Toolkit: One-Stop for Creating or Reviewing Policies Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Gary Harmon & Sharon Walsh This poster provides an overview of the new DaSy Data Governance Toolkit. Link to Poster Read more

Improving Family Engagement Partnerships and Practices Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Sherry Franklin, Aileen McKenna, Dee Gethmann, & Abraham Rivera-Alvarado This poster highlights lessons learned from the recent ECTA/DaSy webinar series on “Engaging Families and Creating Trusting Partnerships/to Improve Child and Family Outcomes”. Three state examples ... Read more

Navigating the ECIDS World: The Part C and Part B 619 Perspective Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Missy Coffey, Jeff Sellers, & Jill Singer This poster displays information that helps answer the questions: what does it mean to provide your program’s data to an ECIDS? What should you expect? What questions should ... Read more

Including IFSP Information in Your Part C Data System: New Online Toolkit Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Robin Nelson & Amy Nicholas This poster gives an overview of the new Including IFSP Information in Your Part C Data System Online Toolkit. The toolkit is intended for those who are developing a ... Read more

Going from Questions to Answers: Using Data at the Local Level Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Mary Anketell, Dina Stipetic, Laura Hudson, & Kerry Belodoff This poster displays information on building capacity for local data inquiry, analysis, and visualization. Link to Poster Link to Handout Read more

Creating a Culture of Data Use at the Local Level Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Abby Schachner, Kyla Patterson, & Tony Ruggiero This poster highlights work and resources from the DaSy Center and Virginia Part C to build a culture of data use at the local level. Link to Poster Read more

Simplifying SSIP Reporting Through Innovative Tracking Methods DaSy ECTAConference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Stacy Kong, Stacy Callender, Kathryn Morrison, & Anne Lucas This poster displays multiple methods for tracking progress of SSIP activities. Two state examples are included. Link to Poster Link to Handout 1 Link to Handout 2 Read more

Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting

Building Evidence-Based State Early Childhood Systems: A Marriage of Developmental Science and Policy Conference: 2017 Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting Date: April 2017 Presenters: Donna Spiker & Kathleen Hebbeler This poster addresses how developmental science can contribute to evidence-based policy making through the collection of systematic information about the quality of exosystem ... Read more

2016

Division for Early Childhood Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more

Building High-Quality Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education Programs Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Megan Vinh, & Grace Kelley This presentation gives an overview of the ECTA System Framework, ... Read more

FERPA and IDEA Confidentiality Requirements Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenters: Ross Lemke, Sharon Walsh, & Jennifer Tschantz This presentation discusses privacy provisions under IDEA Part C and ... Read more

State of the States Related to Systemic 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: Kristin Reedy, Virginia Reynolds, Christina Kasprzak, Cornelia Taylor, Lisa Baker, & Maureen Casey This presentation provides ... Read more

Demystifying the “D” Word: Making Data Meaningful for Families Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenters: Kerry Belodoff, Darla Gundler, Amy Nicholas, & Elizabeth Wise This presentation demonstrates the key uses for ... Read more

Linking Data to Increase Access to Part C Services for Young Children who have Experienced Abuse or Neglect Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenters: Lisa Balivet, Kenneth Smith, Christy Scott, Lenita Hartman, Lorendia Schmidt, Haidee Bernstein, Kathleen Hebbeler, Donna Spiker, ... Read more

Using Child Outcomes Data to Drive Program Improvement: New Developments Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenter: Christina Kasprzak & Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation shows the current national outcomes data that all states have ... Read more

Finance Management 101 for Early Childhood Programs Smiling infant in front of flowered wallpaperConference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenter: Maureen Greer, Jamie Kilpatrick, Katy McCullough, Kellen Reid, & Donna Spiker This poster displays the powerful uses ... Read more

The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy Center) Red DaSyConference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenter: Kathleen Hebbeler & Donna Spiker This poster shares information about the DaSy Center, an OSEP-funded national TA ... Read more

The Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology (MCHE) Conference

Linking Data to Increase Maltreated Children’s Access to Early Intervention in Alaska Conference: The Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology (MCHE) Conference Date: September 2016 Presenter: Taletha Derrington, Lisa Balivet, Kenneth Smith, & Haidee Bernstein This presentation goes over the trends in referral, eligibility, evaluation, eligibility status, enrollment, and retention in EI services ... Read more

Using Data Systems to Improve Maltreated Children’s Access to Early Intervention in Colorado Conference: The Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology (MCHE) Conference Date: September 2016 Presenter: Taletha Derrington, Lenita Hartman, Christy Scott, Lorendia Schmidt, & Haidee Bernstein This poster describes the effect of the two data system enhancements on EI referrals and evaluation ... Read more

OSEP Project Directors’ Conference

Child Outcomes Data: A Critical Lever for Systems Change Conference: OSEP Project Directors Date: August 2016 Presenter: Kathleen Hebbeler, Christina Kasprzak, Megan Vinh, & Donna Spiker This poster describes how states are improving data quality and using data for program improvement, and showcases resources to build state capacity around ... Read more

Building System Capacity to Implement Evidence Based Practices Conference: OSEP Project Directors Date: August 2016 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Kathy Hebbeler, Donna Spiker, & Megan Vinh This presentation describes a systems framework and self-assessment used to assist EI/ECSE programs in assessing current systems, planning for improvement, and measuring changeover ... Read more

How High Quality IDEA Data Supports Systemic Change in States Conference: OSEP Project Directors Date: August 2016 Presenters: Dave Phillips, Bill Huennekens, Donna Spiker, & Tom Fiore This 2016 presentation provides examples from four TA centers of how high-quality IDEA data can contribute to systemic changes that strengthen data infrastructures ... Read more

NCES STATS-DC

Using Integrated Data to Support the Transitions in Special Education Conference: STATS-DC Date: July 2016 Presenters: Meredith Miceli, Missy Coffey, Sherry Franklin, Colleen Murphy, Kriste Elia, & Donna Johnson This 2016 presentation highlights current state approaches and describes how technical assistance is helping states link Part C and Part B data. ... Read more

Using the DaSy-NCSI Data Visualization Toolkit to Create Engaging and Effective Data Displays Charts iconConference: STATS-DC Date: July 2016 Presenters: Kerry Belodoff, Taletha Derrington, & Alice Ridgway This session introduces the new DaSy-NCSI Data Visualization Toolkit. The toolkit identifies key design principles, data considerations, and accessibility concerns that need to be addressed to effectively ... Read more

ACF National Research Conference

Promoting State Systemic Change in Early Childhood: New Tools Conference: Administration for Children and Families National Research Conference on Early Childhood Date: July 2016 Presenters: Debbie Cate, Kathleen Hebbeler, Christina Kasprzak, Grace Kelley, Katy McCullough, Abby Schachner, Donna Spiker, & Sharon Walsh This 2016 poster symposium describes the systems ... Read more

Improving Outcomes for Young Children with Disabilities: Early Intervention and Early Childhood Cross-System Collaboration Conference: Administration for Children and Families’ National Research Conference Date: July 2016 Presenters: Laura Hudson, Taletha Derrington, & Abby Schachner This poster provides a summary of a study that described the reported collaboration and partnerships between EI and other EC ... Read more

Cross-System Collaboration and Data Sharing in Alaska: Increasing Service Access for Maltreated Infants and Toddlers Conference: Administration for Children and Families National Research Conference on Early Childhood Date: July 2016 Presenters: Taletha Derrington, Haidee Bernstein, Lisa Balivet, & Kenneth Smith This poster presents lessons learned from Alaska’s efforts which increased the number of maltreated infants and ... Read more

International Society on Early Intervention (ISEI)

Child Outcomes Measurement and Data Quality Conference: International Society on Early Intervention (ISEI) Date: June 2016 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler & Abby Winer Schachner This poster presents the current approaches to child outcomes measurement in the U.S. and key factors and strategies for identifying data quality ... Read more

Using Data to Drive Improvement in Early Intervention Systems and Service Conference: International Society on Early Intervention (ISEI) Date: June 2016 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Abby Winer Schachner, & Grace Kelley This symposium describes how the United States overcame significant challenges over a ten-year period to build a national system for measuring ... Read more

Including Early Intervention in Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems: Lessons Learned and Benefits Realized Conference: International Society on Early Intervention (ISEI) Date: June 2016 Presenters: Missy Coffey Cochenour, Kathleen Hebbeler, & Abby Winer Schachner In the last decade there has been a policy shift in the United States to build more powerful data systems to ... Read more

OSEP Virtual Leadership

The Importance of Personnel Data Conference: OSEP Virtual Leadership Date: February 2016 Presenter: Donna Spiker This 2016 presentation was one of the 4 included in the 2016 OSEP Virtual Leadership Conference Foundational Pre-Work Creating Systems of Effective Personnel Development Session. It explores what it means ... Read more

Using Data to Reduce Suspension and Expulsion of Young Children Red DaSyConference: OSEP Virtual Leadership Date: February 2016 Presenter: Donna Spiker This 2016 presentation was one of the 4 included in the 2016 OSEP Virtual Leadership Conference Foundational Pre-Work Early Childhood Session. It describes strategies and tools that have been used ... Read more

Cross-State Learning and Good Data Conference: OSEP Virtual Leadership Date: February 2016 Presenter: Sharon Walsh & Kathleen Hebbbeler This 2016 presentation was one of the 4 included in the 2016 OSEP Virtual Leadership Conference Foundational Pre-Work Cross-State Learning Opportunities Session. It describes DaSy Topic Cohorts, ... Read more

Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI)

State Systemic Improvement Plans: Why State Agencies Need the EI Research Community and Vice Versa Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) Date: February 2016 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Donna Spiker, Christina Kasprzak, & Cornelia Taylor This poster provides a brief overview of the SSIP phases and requirements and presents the results of the ... Read more

An Examination of the Quality of State Data on Part C and Part B Preschool Child Outcomes Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) Date: February 2016 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Lauren Barton, Cornelia Taylor, & Katrina Martin This poster presents the three approaches that ECTA and DaSy used to compute the national estimates on child ... Read more

A Review of State Systemic Improvement Plans to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families Participating in Early Intervention Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) Date: February 2016 Presenters: Taletha Derrington, Anne Lucas, Jessica Hardy, & Grace Kelley This poster presents information about the first four components of states’ Phase I State Systemic Improvement Plans (SSIP) ... Read more

Meaningful Data for Research and Practice: State Roles in Supporting Local Early Childhood Data Use Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) Date: February 2016 Presenters: Tony Ruggiero, Colleen Murphy, Lauren Barton, & Missy Coffey Cochenour This poster summarizes qualitative information about how state Part C and Part B 619 programs are building ... Read more

Early Intervention and Home Visiting State Systems: Partners in the Making Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) Date: February 2016 Presenters: Abby Winer Schachner, Lauren Barton, Traci Shizu Kutaka, & Grace Kelley This poster provides an overview of a study on the reported collaboration between Early Intervention ... Read more

Other Conferences

Improving Programs through Data-Driven Decisions: The Journey From Critical Questions to Data Visualization Conference: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Date: June 2016 Presenter: Colleen Murphy This session provides states with a roadmap for identifying, organizing, and visually displaying the data elements needed to answer state prioritized questions. This process ... Read more

How to Involve Families in the Child Outcome Summary Process Conference: Infant and Early Childhood Conference (IECC) Date: May 2016 Presenters: Debi Donelan prepared with Katrina Martin This 2016 Infant and Early Childhood Conference (IECC) presentation explores ways to authentically engage families in assessment and learn about resources that facilitate ... Read more

Data-based Practitioners: How to Use Data for Decision Making Data-based Practitioners: How to Use Data for Decision Making Read more


2015

Division for Early Childhood Conference

Collaboration through State Systemic Improvement Planning: Working together to improve outcomes for young children with disabilities Red DaSyConference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2015 Presenters: Grace Kelley, Kathi Gillaspy, Brenda Sharpe This presentation provides an overview of States collaboration across broader early childhood system to implement their State Systemic Improvement Plans (SSIP). Link to Presentation Read more

Why Should EI/ECSE Participate in Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems? Logo: SLDSConference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2015 Presenters: Amy Nicholas, Missy Cochenour This presentation provides participants with information about why states are building early Childhood Integrated Data Systems (ECIDSs), and the benefits and considerations for EI/ECSE to participate ... Read more

Using Child Outcomes Data to Drive Program Improvement: New Developments Conference: Division for Early Childhood Date: October 2015 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak & Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation provides current and trend data on child outcomes for the United States and discusses the increasing importance of these data for making decisions about ... Read more

IDEA and FERPA Privacy Provisions: Understanding the Basics Conference: Division for Early Childhood Date: October 2015 Presenters: Ross Lemke & Sharon Walsh This 2015 DEC conference presentation informs viewers of the privacy provisions under IDEA Part C, IDEA Part B, and FERPA. It covers the basics surrounding the ... Read more

Resources to Support Effective Services and Practices for Young Children, Families, and States: The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy) Red DaSyConference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2015 Presenter: Kathleen Hebbeler This poster gives a brief overview of the Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy) including our mission, how we are supporting state data system efforts, and ... Read more

State of the States Related to Systemic Improvement Conference: Division for Early Childhood Date: October 2015 Presenters: Kristin Reedy, Christina Kasprzak, & Cornelia Taylor This presentation provides a national snapshot of state SSIPs and discusses what needs to happen to improve outcomes for young children with disabilities. One ... Read more

OSEP Leadership

Effectively Engaging Stakeholders in Data Use See the presentation on Effectively Engaging Stakeholders in Data UseConference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Kathi Gillaspy and staff from several states This presentation featured staff from Colorado and Tennessee sharing information, ideas, and resources for effectively engaging stakeholders in data use. Presentation Read more

Collecting High-Quality Child Outcome Data for Program Improvement See the presentation on Collecting High-quality Child Outcomes Data for Program Improvement: Where we are and where we are goingConference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Abby Winer, Cornelia Taylor, Kathi Gillaspy, and state staff This presentation shares the current child outcomes data and trends over time, provides a greater understanding of the usefulness of the COMS framework in ... Read more

OSEP Data Technical Assistance Centers: Collaborating to Assist State Agencies See the presentation on OSEP Data Technical Assistance Centers: Collaborating to Assist State AgenciesConference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Donna Spiker and partner centers This presentation shares information on OSEP-funded TA centers that assist state agencies in building capacity to meet IDEA data collection and reporting requirements. Presentation Read more

619 Data Needs and Responsive Data Governance See presentation on 619 Data Needs and Responsive Data GovernanceConference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Moderated and facilitated by Nancy Reder (NASDSE), Denise Mauzy (DaSy), & Sharon Walsh (DaSy) This presentation discusses the new and challenging issues for data sharing and governance that arise as the use of 619 ... Read more

DaSy Data System Framework for Developing and Enhancing a High-Quality State Data System Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler (DaSy), Bruce Bull (DaSy), & Karie Taylor (AZ Part C Coordinator) This presentation demonstrates the DaSy Data System Framework and Self-Assessment, resources created to assist Part C and Section 619 state ... Read more

Part C and 619 Involvement With Integrated Early Childhood Data Part C and 619 Involvement with Integrated Early Childhood DataConference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Moderated by Missy Cochenour This presentation addresses the value and benefits of linked/integrated data for Part C and 619. State presenters share how the critical questions are driving their participation in data sharing activities with other ... Read more

Kindergarten Entry Assessment (KEA): Getting it Right for All Children Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation gives a brief background on Kindergarten Entry Assessments (KEA) by discussing its history and current trends. Issues around making sure kindergarteners with disabilities can be included in the KEA ... Read more

Emerging Issues in Using Preschool and Kindergarten Assessment to Improve Learning Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Dee Gethman, & Sophia Hubbellat This presentation addresses the implications of aligning Kindergarten Entry Assesssments (KEAs) with early childhood standards for all early childhood programs (including preschool special education) as we ... Read more

Good Data: A Key Ingredient for Program Improvement Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation discusses how having and using data is an essential part of program improvement. It covers key areas where data can and should be collected, discusses using logic models as ... Read more

IDC Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP

Benefits of Using Integrated Data Systems to Support the SSIP Presentation title slideConference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Missy Cochenour, Tony Ruggiero, Jeff Sellers, & Bill Huennekens This presentation covers the value of IDEA data managers and staff working with data from systems integrated ... Read more

Tools for SSIP Evaluation: System Framework and Benchmarks of Quality Presentation title slideConference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Megan Vinh, Anne Lucas, Jill Lammert, & Sharon Walsh This presentation provides practical suggestions and guidance to help states begin their evaluation work. Participants ... Read more

Expectations for Change in Outcome Data Presentation title slideConference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Debra Tucker, Betsy Ayankoya, Kathi Gillaspy, & Diana Autin This presentation provides considerations for what states can expect to see regarding changes in child ... Read more

Using Implementation Science in Phases II and III Presentation title slideConference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Betsy Ayankoya, Grace Kelley, & Dona Meinders This workshop explores how to operationalize the core components of implementation science and how to select, implement, and scale ... Read more

Exploring Early Childhood Funding Streams & Resources to Build Infrastructure & Implementation Presentation title slideConference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Katy McCullough & Grace Kelley This gallery session engages states to build on their existing infrastructure analysis by briefly reviewing specific federal, state, and local funding ... Read more

Recommended Practices: Early Childhood Recommended Practices Presentation title slideConference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Lynne Kahn, & Betsy Ayankoya This gallery session presents information about the Recommended Practices recently updated by the Division of Early Childhood of the ... Read more

It Starts at Preschool: Aligning 619 Activities with the Part B SiMR Presentation title slideConference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Megan Vinh, Paula Koehler, Matthew Klare, Valerie Mazzotti, June Gothberg, Debbie Cate, Betsy Ayankoya, & Loujeania Bost This session provides strategies that are important to providing ... Read more

Action Planning for Implementation Presentation title slideConference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Laura Snyder, Dona Meinders, Anne Lucas, & Grace Kelley This workshop is an opportunity to use and discuss several action plan formats and help identify the ... Read more

Evaluating Systemic Improvement for the SSIP Presentation title slideConference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Megan Vinh, Anne Lucas, Betsy Ayankoya, & Kathi Gillaspy This session shares how states can measure changes to infrastructure systems for supporting implementation ... Read more

Benefits of Using Integrated Data Systems to Support the SSIP Presentation title slideConference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Tony Ruggiero, Missy Cochenour, Jeff Sellers, & Bill Huennekens This topical burst covers the value of IDEA data managers and staff working with data from systems ... Read more

Considerations for Making Changes to SIMR Baseline and Targets Presentation title slideConference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Tony Ruggiero, Holly Cavender, Carolee Eslinger, & Ross Lemke This presentation examines the reasons a state’s Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C and Part ... Read more

Maximize the Return on Your Data Investment: Planning & Documentation Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Taletha Derrington, Abby Winer, Susan Campbell, Barbara Mazza, Michele Rush, Cindy Hankey & Verna Thompson This presentation highlights how creating plans and documenting the results in ... Read more

Understanding and Effectively Engaging Stakeholders in Data Use Presentation title slideConference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Robin Nelson, Amy Nicholas, Missy Cochenour, & Betsy Ayankoya This workshop highlights how the DaSy Framework can help you engage stakeholders in data use. Engaging stakeholders ... Read more

The Data Are in the Details: Translating Evaluation Questions Into Detailed Analytical Questions Presentation title slideConference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Taletha Derrington, Kathy Hebbeler, Abby Winer, & Megan Vinh This presentation focuses on breaking down and/or rephrasing evaluation questions, perhaps into several questions, that clearly communicate ... Read more

Sharing Data With Locals: Data Quality and Data Use From the Ground Presentation title slideConference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Tony Ruggiero, Chris Thacker, Lynne Kahn, Abby Winer, & Missy Cochenour This topical burst provides guidance and tips for creating data products for local staff and ... Read more

Activities That Support Improvement in a Part C SIMR Presentation title slideConference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Siobhan Colgan, Sharon Ringwalt, & Sharon Walsh This session provides an opportunity to plan for and discuss activities to support the Coherent Improvement Strategies in your ... Read more

Collecting and Using Data on Improvement Strategies Presentation title slideConference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Kathi Gillaspy, Lynne Kahn, Anne Louise Thompson, Abby Winer, & Jana Rosborough This gallery focuses on potential ways to collect and use data on coherent improvement ... Read more

Child Outcomes and Data Quality Title slide from presentationConference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Siobhan Colgan, Taletha Derrington, Lynne Kahn, Christina Kasprzak, Kathleen Hebbeler, & Donna Spiker This presentation provides some strategies for making predictions for the ways in which ... Read more

Building State Capacity About Key Measurement and Evaluation Issues Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Ellen Schiller, Jose Blackorby, Tony Ruggiero, Susan Davis, & Abby Winer This workshop focused on three IDC SSIP white papers: Implications of Growth Modeling for SSIP; ... Read more

Exploring Early Childhood Funding Streams and Resources to Build Infrastructure Capacity and Support Implementation Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Grace Kelley & Katy McCullough This presentation offers information about how to leverage federal, state, and local funding streams and initiatives that may support improvement to ... Read more

Tools for SSIP Evaluation: System Framework and Benchmarks of Quality Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Megan Vinh, Anne Lucas, Jill D. Lammert, & Sharon Walsh This presentation provides practical suggestions and guidance to help states begin their evaluation work. ... Read more

Understanding Phase II Evaluation Requirements Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Megan Vinh & Holly Cavender This presentation reviews OSEP’s requirements for the evaluation of the SSIP. Link to Presentation Read more

Other Conferences

Does Your Data System Answer Your Critical Questions? Conference: STATS-DC Date: July 2015 Presenters: Abby Winer, Grace Kelley, & Brendan Ibe This session discusses the critical questions a high-quality data system must be able to answer and the important questions it should be able to answer through integration ... Read more

Assessing Young Children with Disabilities Conference: National Meeting on Early Learning Assessment (NOLA) Date: June 2015 Presenter: Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation highlights key items to consider when assessing children with disabilities. It goes over various parts of the process such as determining the purpose of ... Read more

Exploring the Role of Part C and Section 619 Participation in Designing and Using Linked/Integrated Early Childhood Data Conference: DaSy-ECIDS Topical Meeting Date: March 2015 Presenters: Missy Cochenour, Kathi Gillaspy, Grace Kelley, Denise Mauzy, Amy Nicholas, Jeff Sellers, and Sharon Walsh This presentation and associated handouts give states an introduction to the advantages/value of linked/integrated data and participating ... Read more

2015 Early Childhood Privacy and Confidentiality Workshop PTAC logo: padlockConference: Early Childhood Privacy and Confidentiality Workshop Date: February 2015 Presenters: Baron Rodriguez, Frank Miller, Joyce Popp, Sharon Walsh, Robin Nelson, & Missy Cochenour This presentation is focused on the privacy and security of data in the early childhood sector. ... Read more


Big Data for Little Kids: The Importance and Utility of Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems Conference: Zero the Three National Training Institute Date: December 2015 Presenters: Taletha Derrington & Missy Cochenour This poster empowers viewers to participate in the creation and use of Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems (ECIDS) that link data across sectors to ... Read more

2014

Division for Early Childhood Conference

What Practitioners Need to Know about Measuring EI and ECSE Outcomes Bar graph % states by completeness of CO dataConference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2014 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler & Lynne Kahn This presentation discusses how OSEP is planning to use national outcomes data for children with disabilities ages 0-5 in results driven accountability, and how practitioners ... Read more

Data, Now What? Skills for Analyzing and Interpreting Data process stepsConference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2014 Presenters: Abby Winer, Christina Kasprzak, & Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation had participants engaging in several data analysis activities using child and family outcomes data as an example. Participants were shown different ... Read more

NCES STATS-DC

ECIDS and DaSy: Frameworks for Building Better Data Systems Title slide: ECIDS & DaSy FrameworksConference: NCES STATS-DC Data Conference Date: July 2014 Presenters: Colleen Murphy, Jaci Holmes, Kathleen Hebbeler, & Missy Cochenour This presentation shares an overview of the ECIDS Toolkit and DaSy framework and discusses how these frameworks can help you use your ... Read more

Benefits and Challenges of Integrating Data in Early Childhood: The Case of Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education Pie chart system agreementConference: NCES STATS-DC Data Conference Date: July 2014 Presenters: Linda Goodman, Kathleen Hebbeler, Abby Winer, & Meredith Miceli This presentation discusses how young children with disabilities, who often are served in multiple programs, are likely to benefit from more coordinated ... Read more

Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI)

Current Status and Future Priorities: Statewide Data Systems for IDEA Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education Pie chart system agreementConference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) Date: February 2014 Presenters: Donna Spiker, Kathleen Hebbeler, Martha Diefendorf & Taletha Derrington This poster displays selected findings about the current status of Part C and Part B 619 ... Read more

Current State Analysis on FERPA and HIPAA Challenges to Accessing Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education Data PTAC logo: padlockConference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) Date: February 2014 Presenters: Baron Rodriguez, Donna Spiker & Missy Cochenour This poster presents multiple case studies from across the country to highlight promising practices about researcher access to state data ... Read more

Other Conferences

Using Needs Assessments to Identify and Evaluate Technical Assistance: Results of a National Survey about Statewide Data Systems for IDEA Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education EC Integrated Data Sytstem componentsConference: American Evaluation Association (AEA) Date: October 2014 Presenters: Missy Cochenour, Donna Spiker, Kathleen Hebbeler, Martha Diefendorf, Taletha Derrington, & Lynne Kahn This presentation describes how DaSy conducted a needs assessment to identify client needs and to plan and prioritize ... Read more

High Quality Child Outcomes Data in Early Childhood: More Important than Ever Children working, question textConference: Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Project Directors Meeting Date: July 2014 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Christina Kasprzak, & Lynne Kahn This presentation discusses how using child outcomes data became more important for states this year because of a new ... Read more

Collaboration through Information Sharing: Building Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems Puzzle pieces spell Win WinConference: Head Start’s 12th National Research Conference on Early Childhood Date: July 2014 Presenters: Jennifer Tschantz, Missy Cochenour, Donna Spiker, Lynne Kahn, Kathleen Hebbeler, Lauren Barton, & Suzanne Raber These presentations are part of a symposium that describes the national ... Read more

2014 Early Childhood Privacy and Confidentiality Workshop When does FERPA apply? chartConference: Early Childhood Privacy and Confidentiality Workshop Date: April 2014 Presenters: Baron Rodriguez, Michael Hawes, Frank Miller, Sharon Walsh, Ann Agnew, & Missy Cochenour This workshop focused on the implications of FERPA & HIPAA for Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems.  ... Read more


Data Linkages Between Public Health and Education Programs for Young Children with Special Needs Chart of linkages between EC and K-12 data systemsConference: American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting Date: November 2014 Presenter: Taletha Derrington This poster compares states in terms of cross-system linkages between early childhood intervention and special education programs and public health/health programs for young children. It explains ... Read more

Data Linkages Between Health, Education, and Social Service Programs: Making the Connection for Young Children with Special Needs Chart of linkages between EC and K-12 data systemsConference: CityMatCH Leadership and MCH Epidemiology Conference Date: September 2014 Presenters: Taletha Derrington, Donna Spiker, Kathleen Hebbeler, & Martha Diefendorf This 2014 poster shares the results of the DaSy State of the States Needs Assessment related to cross-system linkages between ... Read more

2013

OSEP Leadership

Data Sharing: Federal TA Efforts, What We Know & What We Need to Know PTAC TA Number of Requests (U.S. map)Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2013 Presenters: Sharon Walsh, Jennifer Tschantz, Evelyn Shaw, & Baron Rodriguez This presentation provides an overview of Federal TA investments funded to assist in privacy rules and practices related to sharing data across systems. Presenters ... Read more

CEDS: Common Data Elements and Definitions for Part C and 619 Programs CEDS Anatomy: The BasicsConference:OSEP Leadership Date: July 2013 Presenters: Missy Cochenour, Suzanne Raber, Meredith Miceli, & Lisa Backer This presentation provides an opportunity for participants to discuss the benefits and challenges of developing data systems across their programs with common data elements and definitions. ... Read more

Other Conferences

Introducing the DaSy Center Daisy photo: The Center for IDEA Early Childhood DAta SYstemsConference: FPG Seminar Series Date: November 2013 Presenters: Kellen Reid & Martha Diefendorf This presentation is an overview of the DaSy Center and its goals and activities including the Needs Assessment, Framework Development, Technical Assistance, and Leadership & Coordination. Link ... Read more

What is the problem? Broad Data and Infrastructure Analysis Theory of Action flow chartConference: WRRC Regional Leadership Forum Date: October 2013 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Christina Kasprzak & Cornelia Taylor This presentation provides opportunities for Part C and 619 Coordinators and key leadership staff to share strategies for designing and implementing the State Systemic ... Read more

Improving Outcomes Through Knowledge: The Power of Early Childhood State Databases EC Integrated Data Sytstem componentsConference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2013 Presenters: Martha Diefendorf, Taletha Derrington, Kathleen Hebbeler, Donna Spiker, & Lynne Kahn This presentation summarizes where states are in building such systems and introduce a new federally-funded center helping states address ... Read more

Data Partnerships to Ensure that Professionals Who Work with Children with Special Needs are Represented A Comprehensive Early Childhood FrameworkConference: National Registry Alliance Meeting Date: October 2013 Presenters: Denise Mauzy & Missy Cochenour This 2013 presentation discusses the importance of including IDEA programs and services in states’ registries and reviews standards and tools that support states’ efforts. Link to Presentation Read more

Introducing the DaSy Center Photos of DaSy staffConference: Multiple Dates: Multiple dates in 2013 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler & Donna Spiker This introductory presentation outlines the purpose and activities of the DaSy Center and has been given to several selected audiences via webinar including a national webinar for ... Read more

Privacy and Security in Early Childhood Data Use PTAC logo, Early Childhood Data Use and Privacy ToolkitConference: Early Childhood Data Privacy Meeting Date: August 2013 Presenters: Robin Nelson, Missy Cochenhour, & Baron Rodriguez This presentation discusses key privacy issues in using data in early childhood, how to use early childhood data from planning through sustainability, the ... Read more

National Perspective on Coordinated Early Childhood Statewide Data Systems – Lessons Learned Flow chart of data systemConference: NCES STATS-DC Date: July 2013 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Carlise King, & Missy Cochenour This presentation provides an overview of where states are in creating early childhood data systems and linking to other sectors through the statewide longitudinal data system ... Read more

Preparing the Next Generation of Professionals to Use Child Outcomes Data to Improve Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education Early Childhood Outcomes Center logoConference: OSEP Project Directors Date: July 2013 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler & Lynne Kahn This presentation provides background information on the federal collection of child outcomes data and the state approaches including definitions of the three child outcomes and the metrics ... Read more

Formative Assessment: So What Happens Next? Title slideConference: NAECS-SDE Annual Meeting Date: June 2013 Presenter: Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation discusses formative assessment validity and using the results of formative assessments within the Findings – Meaning – Action framework with specific examples from EC classrooms. Link to Presentation Read more

Sharing is Good for Kids Images of different data displaysConference: NERRC Meeting of the Part C Coordinators Date: April 2013 Presenter: Presented by Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation makes the case for why sharing, in terms of collecting, connecting, and using data, is good for kids. It outlines important questions ... Read more


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