Multiple family voices at the table are essential. Family members will reveal unseen successes, barriers, issues, or problems. They will suggest and recommend improvements. They will define and celebrate successes. With well-supported and compensated Family Data Leaders with flexible opportunities for input, states and local programs can better meet goals with and for children and families. Don’t miss out on family members’ voices and expertise.
Category Archives: 2023
Using Data Processes and Systems Thinking to Drive Impactful, Sustainable Systems Improvement Cohort
DaSy, ECTA, and the Waters Center For Systems Thinking are offering an opportunity for 3-5 states to participate in the Data and Systems Thinking cohort. Focusing on improving states’ ability to collect, report, analyze and use data to support state systems change efforts and will build on previous state systems change work (such as the State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP)).
IDEA Part C EMAPS CC and Settings Data Tool
Designed to provide assistance to IDEA Part C Data Managers and other users of the EDFacts Metadata and Process System (EMAPS). This tool offers a way to ensure accuracy of IDEA Part C Child Count and Settings data prior to official submission. The Part C Child Count and Setting Data Tool allows the state to enter their data and have any errors flagged. Corrections can then be made prior to data entry and submission in EMAPS.
2023 State Learning Opportunities
The OSEP-funded Early Childhood Technical Assistance (TA) Centers are pleased to announce a variety of new and ongoing opportunities to build individual and state capacity around implementation of IDEA 0-5 in 2023.
Improve Your Child Outcomes Data: Introducing the Child Outcomes Summary Knowledge Check Webinar
Recording now available! Does your state or program use the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Process? Join us for an overview of a new, free, online tool (the Child Outcomes Summary Knowledge Check or COS-KC) that assesses practitioner knowledge of the COS process.
Data Processes Toolkit and Data DMS Protocol Crosswalk
Do you need help identifying possible gaps in documentation required for OSEP’s differentiated monitoring and support process? This crosswalk is designed to provide an overview of the major themes covered in the Differentiated Monitoring and Support (DMS) Part B/C Data Protocol and where those themes could be addressed when a state chooses to use the DaSy Part C Data Processes Toolkit.
Indicator 7 Reports for Local Education Agencies
This website provides the Part B Indicator 7 reports at the state and regional levels. The interactive reports include data tables and graphs, with data disaggregated by disability type.
OSEP Part B 619 Child Find Self-Assessment (CFSA)
OSEP, with the collaboration and support of ECTA Center and DaSy Center (for Sections II and III), developed this voluntary self-assessment tool to help Local Education Agencies (LEAs) strengthen their child find system with the goal of ensuring children eligible for special education and related services are referred and enrolled.
Evaluating Implementation of Evidence-based Practices Webinar
Need practical strategies for evaluating how practitioners are doing with implementing evidence-based practices? Not sure what to do with all the data you’ve already collected? Not sure where to start? […]
Part C Data Tips: March Resources
Every season in the calendar year has a season of data needs for Part C and Part B 619 Data Managers and Coordinators. We asked DaSy experts for tools that are helpful for this season and for ways to prepare for what’s ahead.