This section lists and provides links to selected resources from the Office of Special Education Programs national technical assistance centers—The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems, Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA), and IDEA Data Center—that promote and support high-quality data and analyses.
|Resource/Tool||Purpose of Resource/Tool|
|Building Stakeholder Knowledge About Data||To build stakeholders knowledge about data|
|DaSy Data Systems Framework||To assist Part C and Section 619 programs in developing and enhancing high-quality state data systems and in improving the quality of their IDEA data|
|Data Governance Toolkit||To provide information, guidance, and templates to assist Part C and Part B 619 program staffs with creating or enhancing their data governance policies and procedures|
|Data Visualization Toolkit: Tools & Tips for Presenting Data Effectively||To provide tools and tips for presenting data effectively|
|Recognizing and Performing the DEC Recommended Practices||To improve recognition and performance of the DEC Recommended Practices|
|Part C IDEA Data Processes Toolkit||To document data processes for all IDEA 616 and 618 data collections|
|Working Principles of High-Quality IDEA Data||To learn the principles of high-quality IDEA data|
|IDEA Data Quality: Outlier Analyses Tools||To promote understanding of the principles of outlier analyses among state staffs|
|Checking Outcome Data for Quality: Looking for Patterns||To check for anomalies in child outcomes data|
|Part C Exiting Toolkit||To document processes used and data checks for Part C Exiting Data|
|Outcomes Measurement||To analyze child and family outcomes and to measure associated meaningful differences using calculators developed by ECTA|
You can find these and other resources to help you accomplish this work in our Data Culture Special Collection.
Published August 2017.