Tag Archives: Data Use

Local Child Outcomes Measurement System (L-COMS)

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This 2017 resource provides a framework that identifies seven key components of a high-quality child outcomes measurement system at the local level. The L-COMS and two related resources were developed for local Part C and Part B 619/Preschool programs to evaluate their systems and to encourage and support efforts to improve those systems. The L-COMS […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Guide to SSIP Evaluation Planning

This guide was developed by the IDEA Data Center (IDC) Evaluation Workgroup for use by IDC technical assistance providers when assisting state staff in planning State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) evaluations. It identifies steps and considerations for developing a high-quality SSIP evaluation plan based on OSEP’s SSIP Phase II Guidance and Review Tools. It is […]

The Story of Data: An Early Childhood Tale

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This short IDEA Data Center (IDC) video is an engaging animated story that shows how data inform early intervention decisions for a baby with disabilities. The Story of Data: An Early Childhood Tale also illustrates how secure data are combined at the local, state, and national levels to help leaders make informed decisions that support […]