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Part C and Part B 619 Data: A commitment worth making

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In February of 2016, the state-driven Linking Part C and Part B 619 Cohort began with the hope of joining or “wedding” data from these two programs to address program and policy questions such as planning for and implementing smooth transitions, evaluating outcomes for children enrolled in these programs, and streamlining and improving the accuracy […]

Linking Week Day Four: Ensuring Privacy

Thursday: Beyond IDEA - Ensuring Privacy

A major priority when linking data is ensuring that Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is protected. Today’s resources can help you ensure privacy while connecting your data sources: Today’s Stay on the linking path: Don’t forget privacy webinar features guidance from the Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), as well as lessons learned from North Carolina on […]

Linking Week Day Five: All About Those Resources

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Learning effective practices around linking is great in the moment, but can you access that knowledge when you’re ready to act? Today’s resources are intended to provide you with access to helpful resources when you need them: Our Linking it all together . . . ready, set, go! mini-webinar offers key resources from CEDS, CIID, […]

Linking Week Day Three: State Stories

Wednesday: State Stories

Today’s Linking Data resources offer information about states who are working to link their data: Linking to Facilitate Transition Notification shares lessons learned by Kansas and Wisconsin around linking data for effective transition notification. State of the States on Linking Data is an infographic showing data from our 2015 state survey on which states are […]

Linking to Facilitate Transition Notification

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With the focus this week on linking data between Part C and Part B 619, it is helpful to look at states that have already begun the linking process through innovative methods of sharing data for transition notification. In the 2016 DaSy Spotlight: Data Linkages Between Part C and Part B – Transition Notification publication, […]

State of the States on Linking Data


This infographic from DaSy’s 2017 Focus on Linking Part C and Part B 619 Data week offers data from our 2015 state survey on which states are linking EI and ECSE data, what proportion of states use the same unique child ID for both EI and ECSE programs, and how EI and ECSE programs are […]

Linking Data Week Day Two: Critical Questions — Why Link?

Tuesday: Critical Questions -- Why link?

Today, our Linking Data resources focus on how linking can help you to answer important questions about early intervention and early childhood special education programs and services: Answer the Question! explores the types of questions that you will be able to address with linked data, and how the answers to those questions may support program […]

Answer the Question!

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What people think of as the moment of discovery is really the discovery of the question. – Jonas Salk Questions—ones that get at important topics that are meaningful to Early Intervention (EI) and Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) state agencies—are often at the heart of Part C and 619 coordinators’ and Part C and B […]