Category Archives: DaSy Center

Five Considerations for Potential Data Linking Partners

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Authors: Denise Mauzy & Bruce Bull, DaSy Part C and Part B 619 program personnel have many opportunities to link data with partner programs (e.g., early hearing detection and intervention, quality rating and improvement system). Data linking partnerships can yield significant benefits, such as administrative efficiencies and access to additional data to answer policy questions […]

Why Link Data?

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Authors: Denise Mauzy & Bruce Bull, DaSy There is no requirement for Part C or Part B 619 programs to link data with other programs, but some states do. Given the extra time and effort it takes, why do some programs pursue data linking? The ultimate goal of data linking is to better support children […]

Using IDEA Part C and 619 Data in the PDG 0-5 State Systems Needs Assessment Webinar

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States awarded Preschool Development Grants B-5 (PDG B-5) are actively engaged in assessing the current needs for children and their families identified as vulnerable. States are taking a comprehensive approach to exploring needs and are tasked with bringing together key partners to strengthen the diversity of input and contributions to the process. The identification and […]

Linking EHDI and Part C Data Webinar

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This interactive webinar highlights stories from Part C Coordinators who have or are developing collaborative data sharing agreements that allow them to share Part C data with their Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program (EHDI). This webinar also allows participants to express their challenges and/or issues and as a group and brainstorm ways to overcome […]

Taking a Critical Look at Your Child Find Efforts

Authors: Margaret Gillis, Kathryn Morrison, & Haidee Bernstein, DaSy In reviewing the data on the percentage of children birth to 3 years old that my state’s Part C program serves, I noticed that we serve a much lower percentage of children as compared with the national average. I want to understand why my state’s percentage […]

It’s Data Culture Time! How Are We Doing?

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Authors: Denise Mauzy and Haidee Bernstein, DaSy A recent policy guide from the Education Commission of the States asserts that “when states treat data collection and analysis as a lesser function, they struggle to maintain a compelling vision for education data.”  (von Zastro & Perez, Jr., 2019). We at DaSy agree because we know that […]

619 Child Outcomes Data Completeness Calculator

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This 619 Child Outcomes Data Completeness Calculator is an Excel-based analytic tool that can be used to determine the percent of children exiting the program with complete child outcomes data as a proportion of the 3 – 5 child count. For the child outcomes Preschool Special Education Reporting (Indicator 7), data are complete when there […]

Recent data on the inclusion of children with disabilities in early care and education settings

Conference: Child Care and Early Education Policy Research Consortium Date: April 2019 Presenters: Cornelia Taylor This presentation shared recent data on the inclusion of children with disabilities in early care and education setting using data from IDEA 616 and 618 data collections and the Head Start Program Information Report. Data show that there has been very […]

What do we Need to Better Understand Special Populations from a National Perspective?

Conference: Child Care and Early Education Policy Research Consortium Date: April 2019 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler Disability and special need is defined differently across the early childhood sectors and there is no one definition of disability that is universally accepted. How disability is defined can determine the types of educational environments to which children have access. Understanding […]