Data Culture

This Special Collection provides resources specifically helpful for state Part C and Part B 619 program staff working to build effective data teams and support conditions for a culture of data use at the state and local levels.

Resources to help Understand Data Culture

How to Build a “Data Culture”??? Logo: Whole WhaleThis short blog post from Whole Whale identifies three key components for building a Data Culture and outlined the role that each play in the ... Read more

How States Use Data to Inform Decisions Logo: The Pew Charitable TrustsThis 2018 Pew Trust study used data collected from interviews with more than 350 state officials to highlight ways in which some government leaders have ... Read more

Key Activities to Build a Culture of Data Use This DaSy-developed infographic identifies five key activities necessary for building a culture of data use. It is the foundation of our Data Culture Toolkit. Link ... Read more

What are Data Teams? Whether starting a new internal data team or requesting support from an existing external group, this DaSy-developed infographic can be used to recruit data team ... Read more

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Resources to help with Teaming for Data Use

What are Data Teams? Whether starting a new internal data team or requesting support from an existing external group, this DaSy-developed infographic can be used to recruit data team ... Read more

Guidelines for Building Great Data Teams This DaSy-developed infographic, set in a continuous cycle format, contains the essential elements for building an effective data team and can be used to support ... Read more

Teaming Plan Considerations Worksheet Red DaSyFacilitators can use this editable DaSy-developed worksheet to guide data team discussions and to take notes about key decisions or issues for further consideration. Link to ... Read more

Teaming Plan Template Image of red DaSyFacilitators can use this DaSy-developed template to finalize a data teaming plan. Simply transfer your answers from the worksheet to the appropriate section of the ... Read more

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Resources to help Assess Culture of Data Use

Data Culture Self-Assessment Red DaSyThis DaSy-developed tool provides guidance for building a culture of data use. It includes items in four areas: teaming, data management, data-informed inquiry, and monitoring ... Read more

Identifying and Addressing Barriers to Data Use Worksheet Red DaSyThis DaSy-developed worksheet is for recording, categorizing, and rank ordering data use barriers in the state or local program and brainstorming resolutions to them. Link to ... Read more

Barriers to Data Use This DaSy-developed infographic identifies the cultural, political, and technical barriers that research has identified as impacting data use. Link to Infographic or text-only version Read more

Analyzing Child Outcomes Data for Program Improvement: A Guidance Table Early Childhood Outcomes Center logoThis guidance table from the Early Childhood Outcomes Center (ECO) is a tool to help identify key issues, questions, and approaches for analyzing and interpreting ... Read more

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Resources to help Prioritize Your Team’s Critical Questions

Selecting State-Level Questions Most Relevant to Local Data Use Red DaSyThis DaSy-developed tool guides local staff in selecting and prioritizing critical questions most related to local programs in the areas of child and family, practitioner, ... Read more

Critical Questions About Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education Bread Icon Critical Questions Overview Child & Family Practitioner EIS Program/LEA Introduction What is a high-quality statewide data system? One characteristic is that it provides the information needed to address important questions ... Read more

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Resources to Assess and Improve Data Quality

State-Level Data Quality Considerations Worksheet Red DaSyThis DaSy-developed worksheet is provided to facilitate conversations among team members about state data quality issues. Notes can be recorded in the column provided. Link ... Read more

Local-Level Data Quality Considerations Worksheet Red DaSyThis DaSy-developed worksheet is provided to facilitate conversations among team members about local data quality issues. Notes can be recorded in the column provided. Link ... Read more

The DaSy Data System Framework DaSy Data System Framework DaSy Framework | Self-Assessment | Self-Assessment Comparison Tool Overview Introduction Purpose & Vision Data Governance & Management Stakeholder Engagement System Design Data Use Sustainability Overview of the Framework The DaSy Data System Framework is the Data Systems Component ... Read more

Building Stakeholder Knowledge about Data Icon: Stakeholder KnowledgeA Toolkit for IDEA Part C and Part B 619 Stakeholders Critical Stakeholder Groups: State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) and State Advisory Panel (SAP) The Individuals with ... Read more

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