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New 619 Child Outcomes Data Completeness Calculator

This 619 Child Outcomes Data Completeness Calculator is an Excel template that determines the percent of children exiting the program with complete child outcomes data as a proportion of the 3 – 5 child count. The calculator is designed to support state staff in monitoring child outcomes data completeness across programs. Go to the 619 […]

New blog post: Embrace the Data Culture!

Access resources to support your team’s efforts to enhance data culture in our first post of a two-part blog series. Read a scenario about a Coordinator immersed in data work who is considering whether her organization has a strong data culture. Read the blog post here

New Child Find Self-Assessment Tool

The Child Find Self-Assessment (CFSA) is a valuable tool for State IDEA Part C programs to identify strategies to promote efficiency in their child find systems, with the goal of ensuring children eligible for services are referred and enrolled. States can use the CFSA as a monitoring tool to ensure they have met the regulatory […]

New interactive resources for child outcomes data

This 2019 online interactive resource offers an easy-to-understand video that explains how the child outcomes data that local programs collect are converted to the national data reported by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). It also includes a set of calculators to help users explore how the data are converted, […]

New Tip Sheet Series

This tip sheet series provides concise guidance for collecting and analyzing high-quality data on the implementation of evidence-based practices. The content was designed for staff of state and local early intervention (IDEA Part C) and preschool programs for children with disabilities (IDEA Part B 619), but it is relevant for anyone evaluating the implementation of […]