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Check out our Pay for Success resources!

Visit our Pay for Success resource collection to learn what Pay for Success (PFS) is, how to design and evaluate PFS initiatives, see examples of current PFS efforts in early childhood, connect with organization doing PFS work, and more. And don’t miss the November 16th webinar on a PFS evaluation tool, featured in the Events […]

DaSy Coffee Talk #3: ECIDS and my SSIP

Join us today at 3 pm ET for the third in our Coffee Talk series, ECIDS and my SSIP — Do they fit together? These informal, half-hour discussions bring data system experts and state staff together for live conversations about real-life issues. See our Calendar Event for details.

New SSIP Phase III Resources on GRADS 360

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OSEP’s Performance Accountability Implementation Team has developed two resources to help States prepare for the first SSIP Phase III submission due to OSEP on April 3,2017. The State Systemic Improvement Plan Evaluation Plan Guidance Tool can assist States in developing, implementing and evaluating their SSIPs, as well as help identify potential areas in need of […]

Monday: Learn how DaSy and other TA centers are using CEDS

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On Monday, November 7 at 3 pm EST, come learn about how we’re using Common Education Data Standards to create connections for IDEA early childhood performance indicators, Align data dictionaries, and help states answer Critical Questions. Our friends from the Center for the Integration of IDEA Data (CIID) and State Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) state-driven […]

Stakeholder perspectives on early childhood data use

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Our newest resource features short videos describing some of the ways that key stakeholders are using data in their work to support children with disabilities and their families. Hear how important data are to program staff, data managers, coordinators, families, and more. These videos were part of our 2016 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes conference closing […]

Is your team ready to assess progress?

Many state teams are using the ECTA/DaSy Framework Self-Assessment to record the status of their early childhood system and set priorities for improvement. Our Comparison Tool draws from your completed Self-Assessments to track the results of your efforts over time. If you’re not sure how to use it, view our webinar to see how it’s […]

Are you using the DaSy Data System Framework?

Our Data System Framework captures all of the elements of a good data system, and each offers detailed Quality Indicators and Elements of Quality to help guide your work in developing and improving your data system. You can also find the Framework Self-Assessment on each page of the Framework to help you record the status […]

Partnering with IHEs to expand data use

Our Maryland Spotlight: Establishing Partnerships to Build Data Use Capacity offers that state’s story and process, plus guiding questions for other state agencies to use when pursuing partnerships with institutions of higher education. The result: Our partnership with JHU-CTE has helped ensure that all programmatic decisions are based upon data. – Brian Morrison, Part C […]