This 2019 online interactive resource offers an easy-to-understand video that explains how the child outcomes data that local programs collect are converted to the national data reported by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). It also includes a set of calculators to help
This 2018 video is designed to help you get starting with using the Excel-based Self-Assessment Comparison Tool to examine changes over time in the implementation of the ECTA and DaSy System Frameworks. This 5 minute video offers instructions and demonstrations of the tool. More detailed instructions are available in the Guidance for Using the Self-Assessment […]
All programs that serve young children and their families can improve outcomes for children by making a difference for their families. This video describes the importance of supporting families, collecting data on family outcomes, and using the data to improve the program. Using the family data collected by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of […]
This short video describes how a team might use DaSy’s Critical Questions to support their linking work. For more information, visit our Critical Questions.
This short video from the Connecticut Birth to Three System can help parents and service coordinators with the family survey that is sent out to families in Birth to Three for at least 6 months as of Feb 1st each year.
This 2017 video is designed to show you how to complete the self-assessment for the ECTA System Framework which includes the DaSy Data System component. This 14 minute video offers detailed instructions and demonstrations of the tool. Time markers for specific topics/actions are outlined below to help you find the specific activity you need. 1:01 […]
This short IDEA Data Center (IDC) video is an engaging animated story that shows how data inform early intervention decisions for a baby with disabilities. The Story of Data: An Early Childhood Tale also illustrates how secure data are combined at the local, state, and national levels to help leaders make informed decisions that support […]
The Importance of High-Quality IDEA Data features state early intervention and special education professionals and OSEP staff describing how high-quality IDEA data help ensure that children with disabilities receive the early intervention and special education services to which they are entitled. This video from IDEA Data Center (IDC) also provides a brief introduction to the […]
This video series is designed to support program efforts toward systemic and integrated engagement. Rooted in the Office of Head Start (OHS) Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (PFCE) Framework, the videos highlight examples of innovative approaches to engagement that foster strong relationships with families and lead to positive outcomes for children and families. Both the […]
This video collection offers 5 short (2- to 3-minute) videos of key data system stakeholders describing how they use data. View data perspectives from a Part C Coordinator, Early Intervention Ombudsman, Parent, Early Childhood Special Education Supervisor, and Part C Data Manager. These videos were shown during the plenary session at the 2016 Improving Data, […]