Improving Data, Improving Outcomes (IDIO) 2020 Virtual Convening

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IDIO 2020: Data Leadership in the Age of COVID-19 was designed for Part C and 619 Coordinators, Part C and Part B Data Managers, and parent leaders working on improving systems, programs, and practices; data and data systems; and outcomes for young children with disabilities and their families. The sessions helped participants increase their knowledge and skills related to the collection, analysis, and use of data to support children and families, including during disruptions such as COVID-19, and building the organizational capacity to support the implementation of evidence-based practices, including during disruptions such as COVID-19.

Meeting Agenda

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Video Recordings & Slides for All Sessions Available Below

Monday October 19

Opening Plenary

  • Welcome to IDIO 2020Welcome to IDIO 2020
    Welcome to the 1010 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes (IDIO) Virtual Convening, from Donna Spiker and Kathy Hebbeler, the Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy) Co-Directors. Over the next four days, we’ve designed what we hope will be interesting ...
  • Welcome from OSEPWelcome from OSEP
    Welcome to the the 2020 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes (IDIO) Virtual Convening from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) by Larry Wexler, Division Director, and David Cantrell, Deputy Director, with an introduction by Meredith Miceli, DaSy Program Officer.
  • Keynote: Information and Inquiry in LeadershipKeynote: Information and Inquiry in Leadership
    This presentation focuses on the role of data systems that align states, districts, and principal preparation programs in supporting school leaders who use information effectively for informed, collaborative decision-making in leadership practice.
  • Keynote: A Mother’s View: My Experience Raising a Son with Special Education NeedsKeynote: A Mother’s View: My Experience Raising a Son with Special Education Needs
    Judy Woodruff speaks about raising her oldest son, who was born with Spina Bifida, and who was presented with some learning challenges as he navigated K – 12. She also talks about his college experience.

Role-Alike Sessions


Tuesday October 20

Concurrent Sessions, Block A

Concurrent Sessions, Block B

  • The Power of Data Linking: Increasing Your Capacity to Use DataThe Power of Data Linking: Increasing Your Capacity to Use Data
    Given the current COVID-19 pandemic, data linking has never been more urgent. Fortunately, technologies and administrative supports make linking feasible for Part C/619 data leaders. Participants will learn about the many considerations and benefits associated with internal agency data linking ...
  • Leadership: Purpose with PassionLeadership: Purpose with Passion
    Join a panel of state leaders who will share their roles in the development and pilot of the Part C and Part B/619 Leadership Initiative sponsored by the Early Childhood Personnel Center (ECPC). Strengthening the knowledge and skills of the ...
  • Unlocking the Power of Qualitative Data with Data VisualizationUnlocking the Power of Qualitative Data with Data Visualization
    Data visualization is a powerful tool to report many types of data, including qualitative data. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, state and local Part C and 619 programs have had to think creatively and strategically about how to provide services ...
  • System Supports for Virtual CoachingSystem Supports for Virtual Coaching
    In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many states continue to provide Part C and 619 services online or via a hybrid model of remote and in-person. For programs that have moved to in-person, access is often limited to only ...
  • Using Part C Family Outcomes Data to Examine Equity and RepresentativenessUsing Part C Family Outcomes Data to Examine Equity and Representativeness
    In this session, we will provide information on how to analyze Family Outcomes data to identify program improvement opportunities for addressing response rate representativeness and equity. We will describe an example of a self-assessment tool adapted using the Family Outcomes ...
  • Using Child Outcomes Data to Understand EquityUsing Child Outcomes Data to Understand Equity
    In this session, participants will explore a hypothetical state scenario where they will examine child outcomes data disaggregated by race, ethnicity, and other factors. Participants will work with each other and TA providers to propose the critical questions that they ...

Wednesday October 21

Concurrent Sessions, Block B

  • The Power of Data Linking: Increasing Your Capacity to Use DataThe Power of Data Linking: Increasing Your Capacity to Use Data
    Given the current COVID-19 pandemic, data linking has never been more urgent. Fortunately, technologies and administrative supports make linking feasible for Part C/619 data leaders. Participants will learn about the many considerations and benefits associated with internal agency data linking ...
  • Leadership: Purpose with PassionLeadership: Purpose with Passion
    Join a panel of state leaders who will share their roles in the development and pilot of the Part C and Part B/619 Leadership Initiative sponsored by the Early Childhood Personnel Center (ECPC). Strengthening the knowledge and skills of the ...
  • Unlocking the Power of Qualitative Data with Data VisualizationUnlocking the Power of Qualitative Data with Data Visualization
    Data visualization is a powerful tool to report many types of data, including qualitative data. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, state and local Part C and 619 programs have had to think creatively and strategically about how to provide services ...
  • System Supports for Virtual CoachingSystem Supports for Virtual Coaching
    In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many states continue to provide Part C and 619 services online or via a hybrid model of remote and in-person. For programs that have moved to in-person, access is often limited to only ...
  • Using Part C Family Outcomes Data to Examine Equity and RepresentativenessUsing Part C Family Outcomes Data to Examine Equity and Representativeness
    In this session, we will provide information on how to analyze Family Outcomes data to identify program improvement opportunities for addressing response rate representativeness and equity. We will describe an example of a self-assessment tool adapted using the Family Outcomes ...
  • Using Child Outcomes Data to Understand EquityUsing Child Outcomes Data to Understand Equity
    In this session, participants will explore a hypothetical state scenario where they will examine child outcomes data disaggregated by race, ethnicity, and other factors. Participants will work with each other and TA providers to propose the critical questions that they ...

Concurrent Sessions, Block A


Thursday October 22

Closing Plenary

Sponsors

IDIO 2020 was sponsored by DaSy, in collaboration with the Early Childhood Technical Assistance ( ECTA) Center, the Early Childhood Personnel Center (ECPC), and the National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations (NCPMI).

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