Category Archives: DaSy Center

Are You Turning Data into Insight?

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Authors: Cornelia Taylor and Denise Mauzy, SRI International “The goal is to turn data into information and information into insight.” — Carly Fiorina, former chief executive officer and chair of Hewlett-Packard Company We live in a data-rich world. But having data doesn’t always translate into insight, and insight is needed to make good decisions. At […]

Multi-Tiered Systems of Support in Early Childhood Webinar

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As MTSS is being implemented in schools, there is growing interest in implementing MTSS in early childhood programs. Interventions in MTSS are designed to be individualized and responsive to all children’s needs; thus, these models have the potential to promote child outcomes and reduce the prevalence that need special education services in school. Join us […]

Learn the Signs Act Early: Collaboration to Increase Developmental Monitoring and Earlier Identification

Developmental monitoring and developmental screening lead to earlier and more appropriate referrals to the Part C program. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early” (LTSAE) program aims to increase early identification of children with developmental disabilities by promoting family-engaged developmental monitoring, screening, and acting early on concerns. This webinar […]

Telling Your Data Story with an Infographic Workshop Series

Data Visualization Toolkit: Infographics

This series of virtual workshops will equip participants with resources and tools as well as feedback and support to develop an effective infographic. In the first workshop, facilitators will review best practices, share resources, provide a how-to on using tools, and share exemplar infographics. In the second workshop, participants will share infographics they created after […]

Evaluating Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices: Tips for Improving Quality and Feasibility

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Learn about best practices for evaluating practice change and fidelity, including characteristics of a high-quality data collection too. Hear from one state on how they have made improvements to create a feasible evaluation plan. Presented by Debbie Shaver, Margaret Gillis, Katy McCullough and Stacy Kong in February 2019 Link to Webinar RecordingLink to Webinar PowerPoint

Oh, the Places You’ll Go …with Data Personnel

Conference: Early Childhood Personnel Center Cross-Cohort Leadership Institute Date: September 2018Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation contains information on the benefits of building a comprehensive system of personnel data. It also includes the functions of a data system and uses of data. Link to Presentation

Excel calculator for computing the Number and Percentage of Infants and Toddlers who did not Receive Early Intervention Services for at Least Six Months

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This Excel tool can be used to compute the difference between valid entry and exit dates for children receiving early intervention services and count the number of children with less than or more than 6 months of service. The tool will generate a count of the number of infants and toddlers who were in the […]

Guidance for computing the Number and Percentage of Infants and Toddlers who did not Receive Early Intervention Services for at Least Six Months

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This Word document provides guidance for states that can support the calculation of the Number and Percentage of Infants and Toddlers who Received Early Intervention Services for at Least Six Months. The guidance provides information about data requirements, assumptions, and data quality checks. The tool takes into account the expected variability in how states define […]