Tag Archives: Sustainability

Finance Management 101 for Early Childhood Programs

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Conference: 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 of fiscal data to inform program budget development and management, implementation, and sustainability. Link to […]

Self-Assessment for ECTA and DaSy Frameworks

Graphic of ECTA Framework, "Building High-Quality Systems"

Developed by DaSy and ECTA, the self-assessment is an Excel-based tool that provides a structure for state Part C and Section 619/Preschool programs to record the current status of their state system and set priorities for improvement. It is a companion to the ECTA System Framework and the DaSy Data System Framework and was developed […]

DaSy Data System Framework: A Tool for Building High-Quality State Part C and Section 619 Data Systems

This 2015 webinar introduces the key components of the DaSy Data System Framework. DaSy staff and state representatives share the potential uses of the framework for improving Part C and/or 619 data systems and improving the quality and use of IDEA data. The associated self-assessment tool and resource collection are also discussed. Presented by Kellen […]

Privacy and Security in Early Childhood Data Use

PTAC logo, Early Childhood Data Use and Privacy Toolkit

Conference: 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 impact of FERPA & HIPAA, and tools for states to inform data use. The toolkit is designed […]

SLDS Sustainability Planning Guide

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This 2012 resource was created to support states as they examine their ability to sustain their SLDS. It is a supplemental resource for the SLDS Sustainability Self-Assessment Tool. The following elements of Sustainability are addressed: SU1a & SU2c, entire document SU1b, Pages 9, 12 SU1c & SU2a, Page 12 SU2b, Pages 10-11 Published by: State […]

SLDS Sustainability Planning Toolkit Best Practices & Resources

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This 2012 toolkit is a companion document to the Sustainability Planning Guide and the Sustainability Self-Assessment Tool. It includes best practice recommendations, state examples, and links to additional resources. The following elements of Sustainability are addressed: SU1a & SU2c, entire document SU1b, Pages 4-5, 7 SU2a, Page 7 SU2b, Page 6 Published by: State Longitudinal […]