Category Archives: IDIO 2020 Role-Alike

Change is a Given: New Requirements for Reporting Educational Environments for Preschoolers

In this session, facilitated by IDC and ECTA staff, we will present information and have a discussion of the changes to the 618 Child Find data collection for preschool educational environments. Educational environments for children ages 3–5 will now require a count of children who are 3 through 5 years of age on the state-determined collection date who are receiving preschool services but will no longer include those children who are age 5 and in kindergarten.

What I Wish I Knew Then: Lessons Learned Designing and Managing State Data Systems

Thinking about improving your data system? Considering replacing it? Join and contribute to a discussion with former data managers as they share lessons they’ve learned. They’ve learned a thing or two based on their own state experience and their technical assistance with dozens of states. From using paper to using spreadsheets, distributed software, batch uploading, and centralized statewide systems, these former data managers have been there and done that.