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, […]
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 […]
We are happy to announce the ECTA-DaSy learning community on family outcomes data is continuing in 2019. Below is more information about the learning community and a link to sign up. If you participated in 2018, you are still on the email list and do not need to sign up again. Purpose: The Family Outcomes Data […]
We’re offering several exciting new opportunities for you to deepen your knowledge and build state capacity around data topics in 2019. The 2019 State Learning Opportunities flyer lists the new learning groups that are open to states. We know states have many learning opportunities from which to choose, so we recommend that state agency staff […]
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 here.
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 Resources > 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!