Category Archives: STATS-DC

Advancing Data Culture One Step at a Time

Conference: STATS-DC Data Conference Date: July 2019 Presenters: Haidee Bernstein, Lisa Backer, and Mary Anketell This interactive session underscores the importance of data culture and highlights state examples. These examples will evidence how a strong data culture emphasizes collaboration as a keystone for success and empowers professionals to make decisions. State presenters will emphasize how they […]

Collecting High Quality Data on the Suspension and Expulsion of Preschoolers

Conference: STATS-DC Data Conference Date: July 2019 Presenters: Kerry Friedman, Lisa Backer, and Susan Zeiders Preschool children are expelled at three times the rate of K-12 students with African-American children and boys expelled at disproportionate rates.  States have been implementing strategies to address these troubling statistics but collecting reliable data is challenging.  There are no common […]

Who’s in Charge of My Data? Protecting Data with Effective Data Governance

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Conference: STATS-DC Date: August 2017 Presenters: Denise Mauzy, Meredith Miceli, Kara Arzamendia, & Jeff Sellers Data governance in programs is often over-looked due to competing priorities for resources and time, or because it is subsumed under an existing larger data governance structure. A formal data governance structure with clearly written policies and procedures that support education […]

Using Integrated Data to Support the Transitions in Special Education

Conference: STATS-DC Date: July 2016 Presenters: Meredith Miceli, Missy Coffey, Sherry Franklin, Colleen Murphy, Kriste Elia, & Donna Johnson This 2016 presentation highlights current state approaches and describes how technical assistance is helping states link Part C and Part B data. Linked data can support providers in creating effective transitions and help state agencies see […]

Using the DaSy-NCSI Data Visualization Toolkit to Create Engaging and Effective Data Displays

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Conference: STATS-DC Date: July 2016 Presenters: Kerry Belodoff, Taletha Derrington, & Alice Ridgway This session introduces the new DaSy-NCSI Data Visualization Toolkit. The toolkit identifies key design principles, data considerations, and accessibility concerns that need to be addressed to effectively present data, and indentifies low cost/no cost data visualization tools. Presentation: Using the DaSy-NCSI Data […]

ECIDS and DaSy: Frameworks for Building Better Data Systems

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Conference: NCES STATS-DC Data Conference Date: July 2014 Presenters: Colleen Murphy, Jaci Holmes, Kathleen Hebbeler, & Missy Cochenour This presentation shares an overview of the ECIDS Toolkit and DaSy framework and discusses how these frameworks can help you use your data through current state examples. Also discussed are implications for integrating early childhood program data […]

Benefits and Challenges of Integrating Data in Early Childhood: The Case of Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education

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Conference: NCES STATS-DC Data Conference Date: July 2014 Presenters: Linda Goodman, Kathleen Hebbeler, Abby Winer, & Meredith Miceli This presentation discusses how young children with disabilities, who often are served in multiple programs, are likely to benefit from more coordinated state efforts to integrate data systems across programs. The issues states face when trying to […]