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Have you seen our Toolkits?

We offer user-friendly resources on topics including Data Governance and Management, Including IFSP Information in Your Data System, Building Stakeholder Knowledge about Data, and Data Visualization. Each is filled with knowledge-building activities, important considerations for state agencies, and tools you can use. Check them out: DaSy Toolkits

New: Governance of Data Partnerships

The newest section of our Data Governance and Management Toolkit focuses on the legal requirements and the management of the data partnership. It includes an editable Data Partnership Management Plan. Visit Governance of Data Partnerships to see how it works.

State learning opportunities from OSEP-funded TA centers

This year, OSEP-funded Early Childhood Technical Assistance (TA) Centers are offering a variety of new opportunities to build individual and state capacity around implementation of IDEA 0-5. This handy list can help as you consider which TA opportunities best fit your needs and priorities: Early Childhood IDEA Centers: 2018 NEW State Learning Opportunities

Updated Data Visualization Toolkit

Our new and improved Data Visualization Toolkit now offers more great resources for your next data visualization project! You’ll find a new section on visualizing qualitative data, more tools in each section, and an updated, user-friendly format.

April Early Learning Newsletter

The latest Early Learning newsletter from the Office of Early Learning and the Office Special Education Programs features news on the Department of Education’s request for input on IDEA Part B Funds for State Data Collection Technical Assistance, information about a series of ParentCamp workshops, a feature on our own Child Outcomes Reports collection, and […]

New guidance for determining COS ratings

Just released from ECTA Center and DaSy, Age anchoring guidance for determining Child Outcomes Summary (COS) ratings offers detailed guidance on age anchoring basics, the process of age anchoring skills and behaviors, age anchoring tools, special circumstances, and a checklist on age anchoring for the COS process.

Professional Development on the COS Process

Our partners at ECTA Center have put together a helpful collection of national resources to support Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Process training and technical assistance. The resources are displayed in a sequence and designed to be embedded in various types of professional learning opportunities, such as webinars and face-to-face trainings. Visit the COS Process Professional […]