Author Archives: Stephany Garcia

What Might the Future IDEA Data Manager Job Look Like in 10 Years

BI tools, increased data linking, mobile solutions, more prominent data governance, ever changing security, smarter data systems, voice activated data visualization, automated data driven suggestions, faster data turnarounds, and ever shorter consumer attention spans. What will IDEA data managers do and need in this exciting and hectic future? Participate in facilitated out of box thinking […]

State of the States Related to Systemic Improvement

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Alicia Sharma, Ardith Ferguson, Cornelia Taylor, Kim Porter, Leslie Fox, and Virginia Reynolds This session will provide an updated national overview of states’ status about their OSEP-required State Systemic Improvement Plans (SSIP) to improve outcomes for young children with […]

Building Capacity to Use Child Outcomes Data to Improve Systems and Practices

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Kathy Hebbeler, Cornelia Taylor, Debi Donelan, Jennifer Tschantz Good decision-making requires high quality data on outcomes. This session will look at the child outcomes data collected by local programs and share how the data are used […]

Preparing and Supporting Emerging Family Leaders

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Amy Nicholas, Stephanie Moss, Darla Gundler This session draws on the experiences of emerging family leaders and practitioners to uncover the challenges that early intervention and early childhood special education systems face with preparing and supporting families to […]

Promoting Early Intervention and Child Welfare Collaboration: One Conversation at a Time

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Haidee Bernstein, Evelyn Shaw, Lorendia Schmidt, Lenita Hartman, Jennifer Barrett-Zitkus, Leslie Fox Some states are taking innovative steps to make collaboration happen between Early Intervention and Child Welfare. This discussion-based session will inform novices and experts about the […]

Part C Measurement Table

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The Part C Measurement Table outlines the Part C SPP/APR reporting requirements for all indicators, including Indicator C5 (Child Find, Ages Birth to 1) and Indicator C6 (Child Find, Ages Birth to 3). It outlines the monitoring priorities and indicators, data source and measurement, and instructions for indicators/measurement for each Part C indicator. The table […]

Identifying Meaningful Differences in Child Find

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This Excel-based calculator allows states to make several comparisons related to the percentage of infants and toddlers served: State percentage compared to state target, local program percentage compared to state target, and year-to-year comparisons of the state percentages. It also computes confidence intervals to determines whether the difference between the two numbers is large enough […]

Annual Data Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Program

This annual report includes national summaries by year, and summaries by jurisdictions for key data items, including, screening, diagnosis, and enrollment in early intervention.  There are three “Early Intervention Data” summaries that provide data on children in early intervention identified with hearing loss, including children enrolled in early intervention prior to six months of age and reasons […]

The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS)

This is a voluntary data collection system that gathers information from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico about reports of child abuse and neglect. The data are used to examine trends in child abuse and neglect across the country. This data collection provides state level data on the number of children who were eligible […]