This November 2018 report from the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ) and the Center for the Study of Social Policy offers case studies from Indianola, Mississippi; Ventura County, California; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania using their early childhood data in clear and important ways to tailor more effective interventions and yield better results. Key themes […]
Did you miss us at DEC? Our conference presentations and posters are now available on our website.
Guidelines for Developing Data Sharing Agreements to Use State Administrative Data for Early Care and Education Research, published in June of 2018, offers information for state agencies on how to develop a data sharing agreement, what the components should include, resources, and examples of state agreements.
Now you can download the presentations and handouts from the DaSy sessions from our website. Find the DaSy presentations from all four Improving Data, Improving Outcomes conferences on the DaSy website under Conferences.
If you missed our October 4th webinar exploring our new Data Culture Toolkit, you can find it on our website. Learn the five key steps to building a culture of data use in a state or local program. The webinar presentation, recording, and tip sheet are now posted on the DaSy website under Resources > […]
It is critical that state Part C and Part B 619 governance policies address record retention and data destruction. The newest section of our Data Governance Toolkit provides guidance, key considerations, and an editable template for creating your state policy. Check out Data Retention and Destruction!
The August 2018 OSEP Update focused on Targeting Outcomes and Improving Results. OSEP Director Ruth Ryder wrote about our recent Improving Data, Improving Outcomes conference and celebration of the 15th anniversary of Child and Family Outcomes data collection. Our new Data Culture Toolkit was also featured in the newsletter. Read the August issue of the […]
Creating a culture of data use requires attention to People, Process, and Product. A short blog post from the Whole Whale company outlines the key points about each of those components and includes guiding questions for data teams: How to Build a “Data Culture”?
Looking to create a culture of data use in your state or organization? Our latest toolkit offers a five-step process with infographics, worksheets, and a self-assessment tool to help you formalize your data team and its vision/purpose; assess your data use culture; prioritize your data team’s critical questions; assess and improve your data quality; and […]
Are you responsible for analysis and use of child find data? If so, you’ll want to try our new Excel-based calculator to compute statistical differences for both the 0-1 and the 0-3 child counts. It’s another DaSy-ECTA collaboration designed to make your job easier. Identify Meaningful Differences in Child Find.