A major priority when linking data is ensuring that Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is protected. Today’s resources can help you ensure privacy while connecting your data sources:
- Today’s Stay on the linking path: Don’t forget privacy webinar features guidance from the Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), as well as lessons learned from North Carolina on ensuring privacy and confidentiality when linking.
- Double-Check Federal Privacy Requirements Before You Link provides tips for using recent early childhood privacy guidance from the U.S. Department of Education.
- Where are the Data? is a helpful infographic that illustrated four different scenarios for housing Early Intervention (EI) and Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) data in a state.
- Benefiting from the Lessons Learned When Integrating Early Childhood Data offers suggestions for navigating guidance from the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Education around the integration of early childhood data.
Tomorrow we’ll wrap up the week with Resources to Support Linking from across our network. Watch this space for daily updates, and stay tuned for a comprehensive collection of all of this week’s resources (including webinar recordings), coming soon in our Resource Library.