Presentations

Slides and handouts from DaSy presentations at external conferences and meetings. See also presentations from our IDIO conference.

2019

STATS-DC Data Conference

Advancing Data Culture One Step at a TimeAdvancing Data Culture One Step at a Time

Conference: STATS-DC Data Conference Date: July 2019 Presenters: Haidee Bernstein, Lisa Backer, and Mary Anketell This interactive session underscores the importance of data culture and highlights state examples. These examples will evidence how a strong data culture emphasizes collaboration as a keystone for success ...
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Collecting High Quality Data on the Suspension and Expulsion of PreschoolersCollecting High Quality Data on the Suspension and Expulsion of Preschoolers

Conference: STATS-DC Data Conference Date: July 2019 Presenters: Kerry Friedman, Lisa Backer, and Susan Zeiders Preschool children are expelled at three times the rate of K-12 students with African-American children and boys expelled at disproportionate rates.  States have been implementing strategies to address these ...
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OSEP Leadership Conference

Young Children with Disabilities and Pay For Success: Options and ChallengesYoung Children with Disabilities and Pay For Success: Options and Challenges

Conference: OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2019 Presenters: Jennifer Tschantz, Alice Ridgeway, and Grace Kelley This presentation provided a brief introduction to Pay For Success and described the experiences of two States in exploring possible applications of PFS, new opportunities, lessons learned, and other ...
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Progress in Part C & Part B 619 Data Systems: 2013 to 2019Progress in Part C & Part B 619 Data Systems: 2013 to 2019

Conference: OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2019 Presenters: Sara Thayer, Kathleen Hebbeler, & Angelique Dakkak The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSY) identified ten key indicators of state data system capabilities in Part C and 619.  DaSy surveyed states on the status ...
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Effectively Sharing Information Using Infographics: State SpotlightsEffectively Sharing Information Using Infographics: State Spotlights

Conference: OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2019 Presenters: Jenna Nguyen and Alicia Sharma Infographics can be a quick and easy way to engage multiple audiences and communicate key messages in a clear and concise manner. Hear directly from State Part C staff who ...
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International Society for Early Intervention Conference

The Importance of a Strong Infrastructure in Providing Evidence-Based Early Intervention PracticesThe Importance of a Strong Infrastructure in Providing Evidence-Based Early Intervention Practices

Conference: International Society on Early Intervention Conference Date: June 2019 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Grace Kelly, Christina Kasprzak, Megan Vinh Many in early intervention (EI) have a deep understanding of service delivery and evidence-based practices but remain unaware of the critical role played by the ...
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Using Family Survey Data to Measure and Improve Early Intervention Systems and ServicesUsing Family Survey Data to Measure and Improve Early Intervention Systems and Services

Conference: International Society on Early Intervention Conference Date: June 2019 Presenters: Kathy Hebbeler and Christina Kasprzak How do early intervention programs measure and improve outcomes for families served? This poster describes the survey methods used by the U.S. states, ten years of national family ...
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Using Critical Questions to Drive System Improvement In Early InterventionUsing Critical Questions to Drive System Improvement In Early Intervention

Conference: International Society on Early Intervention Conference Date: June 2019 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler Good early intervention systems are built around strong infrastructure and consistent implementation of evidenced-based practices.  System leaders need ongoing access to high quality data to know that the infrastructure is ...
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National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute

Collecting and Using Evaluation Data on Implementation of Evidence-Based PracticesCollecting and Using Evaluation Data on Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices

Conference: National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute Date: May 2019 Presenters: Margaret Gillis, Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation includes information of basic information principles related to evaluating practice implementation, features of high-quality tools and methods for evaluating practice implementation, strategies for making evaluation of practice implementation ...
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Child Care and Early Education Policy Research Consortium

What do we Need to Better Understand Special Populations from a National Perspective?

Conference: Child Care and Early Education Policy Research Consortium Date: April 2019 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler Disability and special need is defined differently across the early childhood sectors and there is no one definition of disability that is universally accepted. How disability is defined can ...
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Recent data on the inclusion of children with disabilities in early care and education settingsRecent data on the inclusion of children with disabilities in early care and education settings

Conference: Child Care and Early Education Policy Research Consortium Date: April 2019 Presenters: Cornelia Taylor This presentation shared recent data on the inclusion of children with disabilities in early care and education setting using data from IDEA 616 and 618 data collections and the ...
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Thinking about Alignment in Early Care and Education: Definitions and OverviewThinking about Alignment in Early Care and Education: Definitions and Overview

Conference: Child Care and Early Education Policy Research Consortium Date: April 2019 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation to the Child Care and Early Education Policy Research Consortium annual meeting provides an overview of some system alignment concepts. It includes a review of multiple perspectives ...
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2018

Division for Early Childhood’s Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities

State of the States Related to Systemic ImprovementState of the States Related to Systemic Improvement

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Alicia Sharma, Ardith Ferguson, Cornelia Taylor, Kim Porter, Leslie Fox, and Virginia Reynolds This session will provide an updated national overview of states’ status about their OSEP-required ...
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Building Capacity to Use Child Outcomes Data to Improve Systems and PracticesBuilding Capacity to Use Child Outcomes Data to Improve Systems and Practices

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Kathy Hebbeler, Cornelia Taylor, Debi Donelan, Jennifer Tschantz Good decision-making requires high quality data on outcomes. This session will look at the child outcomes ...
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Preparing and Supporting Emerging Family LeadersPreparing and Supporting Emerging Family Leaders

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Amy Nicholas, Stephanie Moss, Darla Gundler This session draws on the experiences of emerging family leaders and practitioners to uncover the challenges that early intervention and ...
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Promoting Early Intervention and Child Welfare Collaboration: One Conversation at a TimePromoting Early Intervention and Child Welfare Collaboration: One Conversation at a Time

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Haidee Bernstein, Evelyn Shaw, Lorendia Schmidt, Lenita Hartman, Jennifer Barrett-Zitkus, Leslie Fox Some states are taking innovative steps to make collaboration happen between Early Intervention and ...
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Perspectives from the Field About Building a Culture of Data UsePerspectives from the Field About Building a Culture of Data Use

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Denise Mauzy, Amy Nicholas This session features a panel of representatives from the field, including technical assistance providers and state leaders (administrator, practitioner, and family), to ...
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State Approaches to Evaluating Implementation of SSIP Evidence-Based PracticesState Approaches to Evaluating Implementation of SSIP Evidence-Based Practices

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Margaret Gillis This poster summarizes approaches States are using to evaluate evidence-based practices for State Systemic Improvement Plans (SSIP). Presenters will discuss the evaluation methods, how ...
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You Collected the Data, Now What? Analysis Plans for Critical QuestionsYou Collected the Data, Now What? Analysis Plans for Critical Questions

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Megan E. Cox The poster contains information on Critical Questions and analysis plans that provide meaningful information about programs and child and family outcomes. It also ...
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Improving State Child Find Efforts Through Self-Assessment and PlanningImproving State Child Find Efforts Through Self-Assessment and Planning

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Brenda Wilkins, Jennifer Barrett-Zitkus, Margaret Gillis, Evelyn Shaw This session will provide an overview of State Child Find efforts and OSEP will share the Child Find ...
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What! Me Lead Change?What! Me Lead Change?

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Grace Kelley, Ardith Ferguson Leading change requires understanding organizational management, content knowledge, and the ability to keep calm and carry on. In order to achieve the ...
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Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education: Pay For Success (PFS) Learning CommunityEarly Intervention and Preschool Special Education: Pay For Success (PFS) Learning Community

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Jennifer Tschantz, Donna Spiker, Grace Kelley This is poster will share updates from a PFS learning community focused on potential uses of PFS to benefit young ...
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Early Childhood Personnel Center Leadership Cross-Cohort Institute

Oh, the Places You’ll Go …with Data PersonnelOh, the Places You'll Go ...with Data Personnel

Conference: Early Childhood Personnel Center Cross-Cohort Leadership Institute Date: September 2018 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation contains information on the benefits of building a comprehensive system of personnel data. It also includes the functions of a data system and uses of data. View ...
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STATS-DC Data Conference

Connecting the Dots: From Data Visualization to Useful InformationConnecting the Dots: From Data Visualization to Useful Information

Conference: STATS-DC Data Conference Date: July 2018 Presenters: Meredith Miceli, Haidee Bernstein, Kerry Friedman Data professionals know that communicating data through visualization is key to promoting the understanding and use of data. However, creating effective data displays can require time, skill, and specialized tools. This ...
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Help Ensure Effective Data Governance and Management: Use the Updated DaSy ToolkitHelp Ensure Effective Data Governance and Management: Use the Updated DaSy Toolkit

Conference: STATS-DC Data Conference Date: July 2018 Presenters: Meredith Miceli, Haidee Bernstein, Sharon Walsh This presentation includes information on the importance of formal data governance policies and procedures to state agencies. It also includes the current federal data governance management activities and how to use the ...
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OSEP Project Directors’ Conference

A System Perspective on Examining the Effectiveness of Professional DevelopmentA System Perspective on Examining the Effectiveness of  Professional Development

Conference: OSEP Project Directors Meeting Date: July 2018 Presenters: Kathy Hebbeler, Megan Vinh This presentation includes information on system thinking and EI/ECSE/SE systems. It covers implications of systems thinking for evaluating PD and offers guidance on asking system-level evaluation questions and information on how ...
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Family and Community Engagement Conference

Preparing and Supporting Emerging Family LeadersPreparing and Supporting Emerging Family Leaders

Conference: Family and Community Engagement Conference Date: July 2018 Presenters: Stephanie Moss, Amy Nicholas, Darla Gundler Parents can influence policies/practices that impact child and system outcomes but assuming a leadership role may not come naturally. This presentation examines challenges that systems face with family ...
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The National Research Conference on Early Childhood PFS Symposium

State Systemic Improvement Plans: Progress and Lessons Learned Thus FarState Systemic Improvement Plans: Progress and Lessons Learned Thus Far

Conference: National Research Conference on Early Childhood Date: June 2018 Presenters: Grace Kelley & Kathy Hebbeler As part of national efforts to improve state systems, practices, and outcomes for children and families with special needs, all state early intervention programs are implementing State Systemic ...
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National Inclusion Institute in Chapel Hill, NC

Using Data to Answer Critical Questions about EI/ECSE PersonnelUsing Data to Answer Critical Questions about EI/ECSE Personnel

Conference: National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute Date: May 2018 Presenters: Margaret Gillis, Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation uses concrete examples to demonstrate how state and local program administrators can use data to answer questions about EI/ECSE personnel, such as “What are the demographics of our program ...
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Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention

Exploring Pay for Success in Early InterventionExploring Pay for Success in Early Intervention

Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Interventions Date: March 2018 Presenters: Grace Kelley, Kathy Hebbeler, Donna Spiker, & Betsy Mercier This poster provides an overview of Pay for Success (PFS), an innovative financing mechanism being used to expand early childhood programs. This poster ...
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Testing the Validity of Child Outcomes Summary Competency CheckTesting the Validity of Child Outcomes Summary Competency Check

Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Interventions Date: March 2018 Presenters: Katrina Martin, Kathy Hebbeler, Cornelia Taylor, Traci Kutaka, Jessica Hardy, & Amy Nicholas This poster contains information on a 7-point scale to summarize the child’s level of functioning relative to age expectations ...
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State Systemic Improvement Plans: Progress and Lessons Learned Thus FarState Systemic Improvement Plans: Progress and Lessons Learned Thus Far

Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Interventions Date: March 2018 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Abby Schachner, & Grace Kelley As part of national efforts to improve state systems, practices, and outcomes for children and families with special needs, all state early intervention programs are ...
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2017

Division for Early Childhood Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families

Navigating Options for Online Professional Development: Examples from the FieldNavigating Options for Online Professional Development: Examples from the Field

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 33rd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2017 Presenters: Amy Nicholas, Kellen Reid, & Christina Kasprzak This poster shares state approaches to integrating online learning in EI/ECSE professional development (PD) programs, ...
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Data-Informed Stakeholders: Building Family Capacity to Understand and Use EI/ECSE Program DataData-Informed Stakeholders: Building Family Capacity to Understand and Use EI/ECSE Program Data

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 33rd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2017 Presenters: Darla Gundler, Amy Nicholas, & Kerry Belodoff This interactive session addresses the potential challenges families face in today’s data-rich world ...
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Making Informed Decisions: Leveraging Local Data Use for Program ImprovementMaking Informed Decisions: Leveraging Local Data Use for Program Improvement

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 33rd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2017 Presenters: Tony Ruggiero, Abby Schachner, & Denise Mauzy This poster shares five steps to creating a data team and building a ...
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State of the States related to Systemic ImprovementState of the States related to Systemic Improvement

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 33rd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2017 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Leslie Fox, Ardith Ferguson, Maureen Casey, Alicia Sharma, & Lisa Backer This presentation provides an updated national overview ...
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Data-Informed Decision-Makers: How to Use Data for Decision MakingData-Informed Decision-Makers: How to Use Data for Decision Making

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 33rd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2017 Presenters: Abby Schachner, Megan Vinh, & Megan Cox This presentation engaged participants in addressing the challenges of being data-informed decision makers with ...
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Using Publicly Available Data to Make Program Decisions: One State’s ExampleUsing Publicly Available Data to Make Program Decisions: One State’s Example

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 33rd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2017 Presenters: Dominique Tunzi, Cornelia Taylor, Megan Cox, & Lisa Backer This poster illustrates an example of how statewide Early Childhood Longitudinal ...
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Using Child Outcomes Data to Improve Programs for Children and FamiliesUsing Child Outcomes Data to Improve Programs for Children and Families

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 33rd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2017 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Kathy Hebbeler, Cornelia Taylor, & Sherry Bingham This poster shares the latest national outcomes data for children with disabilities ...
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ECPC Cross-Cohort Leadership Institute

State Data Systems and Critical Questions about PersonnelState Data Systems and Critical Questions about Personnel

Conference: Early Childhood Personnel Center’s Cross-Cohort Leadership Institute Date: September 2017 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation provides information on the importance of state data systems in answering critical policy and program questions about the early childhood workforce. Presentation: State Data Systems and ...
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NCES STATS-DC

Who’s in Charge of My Data? Protecting Data with Effective Data GovernanceWho’s in Charge of My Data?  Protecting Data with Effective Data Governance

Conference: STATS-DC Date: August 2017 Presenters: Denise Mauzy, Meredith Miceli, Kara Arzamendia, & Jeff Sellers Data governance in programs is often over-looked due to competing priorities for resources and time, or because it is subsumed under an existing larger data governance structure. A ...
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The Critical Role of Education Data in Early Childhood Pay For Success EffortsThe Critical Role of Education Data in Early Childhood Pay For Success Efforts

Conference: STATS-DC Date: August 2017 Presenters: Jennifer Tschantz , Megan Cox, & Donna Spiker This session will provide an overview of Pay For Success (PFS), an innovative financing mechanism being used to expand early childhood programs. The types of administrative and child-level data contained ...
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Using Your State’s Data to Develop and Answer Critical QuestionsUsing Your State’s Data to Develop and Answer Critical Questions

Conference: STATS-DC Date: August 2017 Presenters: Nancy Copa, Courtney Petrosky, Anita Larson, & Avisia Whiteman Your state has a lot of data, but do you know how to use it to ask and answer questions about children/students, families, personnel and programs? The Center for ...
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Developing Local Data Teams: Moving Toward Data Informed Decision MakingDeveloping Local Data Teams: Moving Toward Data Informed Decision Making

Conference: STATS-DC Date: August 2017 Presenters: Dawn Hendricks, Haidee Bernstein, & Tony Ruggiero This presentation defines what a data team is, explains the function of a data team, and provides state data team examples. Developing Local Data Teams: Moving Toward Data Informed Decision Making
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OSEP Leadership Conference

Strategies for Increasing Data Quality for Child Outcomes MeasurementStrategies for Increasing Data Quality for Child Outcomes Measurement

Conference: OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Tony Ruggiero, Debi Donelan, & Kate Rogers This presentation will contain results from a group of six states across Part C and Part B 619 who recently completed 18 months of intensive TA to improve the ...
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Linking SSIP Implementation and Evaluation: Learning from StatesLinking SSIP Implementation and Evaluation: Learning from States

Conference: OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Abby Schachner, Anne Lucas, Christy Cronheim, Stacy Kong, & Maria Ospoyich This presentation shares strategies used by three Part C states, Idaho, Hawaii and Colorado to ensure plans were feasible, manageable and meaningful and that ...
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Evaluating PD Activities: Learning from State ExamplesEvaluating PD Activities: Learning from State Examples

Conference: OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Alan Phillips, Claudia Fabian, & Megan Cox This presentation introduces participants to the PD activities, evaluation questions and methods to illustrate how two states are using evaluation data to make decisions on next steps in ...
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Linking Part C and Part B 619 Data – What to Know Before You GoLinking Part C and Part B 619 Data - What to Know Before You Go

Conference: OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Sharon Walsh & Denise Mauzy This presentation discusses the steps to prepare both Part C and Part B 619 for linking data, and presents examples of two state who are in the process of ...
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Sustaining Systemic Improvement: Continuing to Move ForwardSustaining Systemic Improvement: Continuing to Move Forward

Conference: OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Grace Kelley & Marcella Franczkowski This presentation provides strategies for sustaining SSIP strategies and activities to made continued progress towards your SIMR. View Sustaining Systemic Improvement: Continuing to Move Forward Presentation
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Components of an Effective Data TeamComponents of an Effective Data Team

Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Haidee Bernstein, Mary Anketell & Emily Hackleman The poster session highlights how data teams can be used promote collaboration around implementing data-informed decisions and how Pennsylvania promoted the use of Data teams at their Data ...
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Building Effective Early Childhood Data SystemsBuilding Effective Early Childhood Data Systems

Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Donna Spiker & Kathleen Hebbeler This poster describes the DaSy data system framework, which is one component of the ECTA System framework. View Building Effective Early Childhood Data Systems Poster Making the Right Call Handout
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State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC)/State Advisory Panel (SAP) Data-Informed Stakeholder ToolkitState Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC)/State Advisory Panel (SAP) Data-Informed Stakeholder Toolkit

Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Darla Gundler & Amy Nicholas This poster provides an overview of the new State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC)/State Advisory Panel (SAP) Data-Informed Stakeholder Toolkit. View Data-Informed Stakeholder Toolkit Poster
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Preparing and Supporting Staff to Participate in the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) ProcessPreparing and Supporting Staff to Participate in the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Process

Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Amy Nicholas This poster provides an overview of national professional development/technical assistance materials that can be used in training and staff support around the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) process, including materials that offer opportunities ...
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Your Data’s Story: Using Critical Questions for Early Childhood Program ImprovementYour Data’s Story: Using Critical Questions for Early Childhood Program Improvement

Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Laura Hudson & Gary Harmon This poster displays gives an overview of the DaSy Critical Questions, and an introduction to the newly developed analysis plans that accompany some of the Critical Questions. View Your Data’s Story ...
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Improving Family Engagement Partnerships and PracticesImproving Family Engagement Partnerships and Practices

Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Sherry Franklin, Aileen McKenna, Dee Gethmann, & Abraham Rivera-Alvarado This poster highlights lessons learned from the recent ECTA/DaSy webinar series on “Engaging Families and Creating Trusting Partnerships/to Improve Child and Family Outcomes”. Three state examples ...
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Navigating the ECIDS World: The Part C and Part B 619 PerspectiveNavigating the ECIDS World: The Part C and Part B 619 Perspective

Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Missy Coffey, Jeff Sellers, & Jill Singer This poster displays information that helps answer the questions: what does it mean to provide your program’s data to an ECIDS? What should you expect? What questions should ...
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Including IFSP Information in Your Part C Data System: New Online ToolkitIncluding IFSP Information in Your Part C Data System: New Online Toolkit

Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Robin Nelson & Amy Nicholas This poster gives an overview of the new Including IFSP Information in Your Part C Data System Online Toolkit. The toolkit is intended for those who are developing a ...
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Going from Questions to Answers: Using Data at the Local LevelGoing from Questions to Answers: Using Data at the Local Level

Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Mary Anketell, Dina Stipetic, Laura Hudson, & Kerry Belodoff This poster displays information on building capacity for local data inquiry, analysis, and visualization. View Going from Questions to Answers Poster Data Literacy Initiative Technical Assistance Activities (2017-18) ...
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Creating a Culture of Data Use at the Local LevelCreating a Culture of Data Use at the Local Level

Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Abby Schachner, Kyla Patterson, & Tony Ruggiero This poster highlights work and resources from the DaSy Center and Virginia Part C to build a culture of data use at the local level. View Creating a ...
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Simplifying SSIP Reporting Through Innovative Tracking MethodsSimplifying SSIP Reporting Through Innovative Tracking Methods

Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Stacy Kong, Stacy Callender, Kathryn Morrison, & Anne Lucas This poster displays multiple methods for tracking progress of SSIP activities. Two state examples are included. Simplifying SSIP Reporting Poster SSIP Action Plan Progress Handout Timeline for SSIP ...
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Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting

Building Evidence-Based State Early Childhood Systems: A Marriage of Developmental Science and PolicyBuilding Evidence-Based State Early Childhood Systems: A Marriage of Developmental Science and Policy

Conference: 2017 Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting Date: April 2017 Presenters: Donna Spiker & Kathleen Hebbeler This poster addresses how developmental science can contribute to evidence-based policy making through the collection of systematic information about the quality of exosystem ...
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2016

Division for Early Childhood Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families

Identifying and Addressing Early Childhood Outcomes Data Quality to Accurately Measure ImprovementIdentifying and Addressing Early Childhood Outcomes Data Quality to Accurately Measure Improvement

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenters: Cornelia Taylor, Katrina Martin, & Tony Ruggiero This presentation addresses progress states are making toward measuring quality ...
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Resources and Supports Related to Implementing Effective EI/ECSE Systems and PracticesResources and Supports Related to Implementing Effective EI/ECSE Systems and Practices

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenters: Mary Beth Bruder, Carolee Eslinger, Kathleen Hebbeler, Debra Jennings, Christina Kasprzak, & Kristin Reedy This presentation shares ...
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Building High-Quality Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education ProgramsBuilding High-Quality Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education Programs

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Megan Vinh, & Grace Kelley This presentation gives an overview of the ECTA System Framework, ...
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FERPA and IDEA Confidentiality RequirementsFERPA and IDEA Confidentiality Requirements

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenters: Ross Lemke, Sharon Walsh, & Jennifer Tschantz This presentation discusses privacy provisions under IDEA Part C and ...
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State of the States Related to Systemic ImprovementState of the States Related to Systemic Improvement

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenters: Kristin Reedy, Virginia Reynolds, Christina Kasprzak, Cornelia Taylor, Lisa Baker, & Maureen Casey This presentation provides ...
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Demystifying the “D” Word: Making Data Meaningful for FamiliesDemystifying the “D” Word: Making Data Meaningful for Families

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenters: Kerry Belodoff, Darla Gundler, Amy Nicholas, & Elizabeth Wise This presentation demonstrates the key uses for ...
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Linking Data to Increase Access to Part C Services for Young Children who have Experienced Abuse or NeglectLinking Data to Increase Access to Part C Services for Young Children who have Experienced Abuse or Neglect

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenters: Lisa Balivet, Kenneth Smith, Christy Scott, Lenita Hartman, Lorendia Schmidt, Haidee Bernstein, Kathleen Hebbeler, Donna Spiker, ...
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Using Child Outcomes Data to Drive Program Improvement: New DevelopmentsUsing Child Outcomes Data to Drive Program Improvement: New Developments

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenter: Christina Kasprzak & Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation shows the current national outcomes data that all states have ...
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Finance Management 101 for Early Childhood ProgramsFinance Management 101 for Early Childhood Programs

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenter: Maureen Greer, Jamie Kilpatrick, Katy McCullough, Kellen Reid, & Donna Spiker This poster displays the powerful uses ...
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The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy Center)The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy Center)

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenter: Kathleen Hebbeler & Donna Spiker This poster shares information about the DaSy Center, an OSEP-funded national TA ...
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The Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology (MCHE) Conference

Linking Data to Increase Maltreated Children’s Access to Early Intervention in AlaskaLinking Data to Increase Maltreated Children’s Access to Early Intervention in Alaska

Conference: The Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology (MCHE) Conference Date: September 2016 Presenter: Taletha Derrington, Lisa Balivet, Kenneth Smith, & Haidee Bernstein This presentation goes over the trends in referral, eligibility, evaluation, eligibility status, enrollment, and retention in EI services ...
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Using Data Systems to Improve Maltreated Children’s Access to Early Intervention in ColoradoUsing Data Systems to Improve Maltreated Children’s Access to Early Intervention in Colorado

Conference: The Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology (MCHE) Conference Date: September 2016 Presenter: Taletha Derrington, Lenita Hartman, Christy Scott, Lorendia Schmidt, & Haidee Bernstein This poster describes the effect of the two data system enhancements on EI referrals and evaluation ...
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OSEP Project Directors’ Conference

Child Outcomes Data: A Critical Lever for Systems ChangeChild Outcomes Data: A Critical Lever for Systems Change

Conference: OSEP Project Directors Date: August 2016 Presenter: Kathleen Hebbeler, Christina Kasprzak, Megan Vinh, & Donna Spiker This poster describes how states are improving data quality and using data for program improvement, and showcases resources to build state capacity around ...
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Building System Capacity to Implement Evidence Based PracticesBuilding System Capacity to Implement Evidence Based Practices

Conference: OSEP Project Directors Date: August 2016 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Kathy Hebbeler, Donna Spiker, & Megan Vinh This presentation describes a systems framework and self-assessment used to assist EI/ECSE programs in assessing current systems, planning for improvement, and measuring changeover ...
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How High Quality IDEA Data Supports Systemic Change in StatesHow High Quality IDEA Data Supports Systemic Change in States

Conference: OSEP Project Directors Date: August 2016 Presenters: Dave Phillips, Bill Huennekens, Donna Spiker, & Tom Fiore This 2016 presentation provides examples from four TA centers of how high-quality IDEA data can contribute to systemic changes that strengthen data infrastructures ...
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NCES STATS-DC

Using Integrated Data to Support the Transitions in Special EducationUsing Integrated Data to Support the Transitions in Special Education

Conference: STATS-DC Date: July 2016 Presenters: Meredith Miceli, Missy Coffey, Sherry Franklin, Colleen Murphy, Kriste Elia, & Donna Johnson This 2016 presentation highlights current state approaches and describes how technical assistance is helping states link Part C and Part B data. ...
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Using the DaSy-NCSI Data Visualization Toolkit to Create Engaging and Effective Data DisplaysUsing the DaSy-NCSI Data Visualization Toolkit to Create Engaging and Effective Data Displays

Conference: STATS-DC Date: July 2016 Presenters: Kerry Belodoff, Taletha Derrington, & Alice Ridgway This session introduces the new DaSy-NCSI Data Visualization Toolkit. The toolkit identifies key design principles, data considerations, and accessibility concerns that need to be addressed to effectively ...
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ACF National Research Conference

Promoting State Systemic Change in Early Childhood: New ToolsPromoting State Systemic Change in Early Childhood: New Tools

Conference: Administration for Children and Families National Research Conference on Early Childhood Date: July 2016 Presenters: Debbie Cate, Kathleen Hebbeler, Christina Kasprzak, Grace Kelley, Katy McCullough, Abby Schachner, Donna Spiker, & Sharon Walsh This 2016 poster symposium describes the systems ...
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Improving Outcomes for Young Children with Disabilities: Early Intervention and Early Childhood Cross-System CollaborationImproving Outcomes for Young Children with Disabilities: Early Intervention and Early Childhood Cross-System Collaboration

Conference: Administration for Children and Families’ National Research Conference Date: July 2016 Presenters: Laura Hudson, Taletha Derrington, & Abby Schachner This poster provides a summary of a study that described the reported collaboration and partnerships between EI and other EC ...
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Cross-System Collaboration and Data Sharing in Alaska: Increasing Service Access for Maltreated Infants and ToddlersCross-System Collaboration and Data Sharing in Alaska: Increasing Service Access for Maltreated Infants and Toddlers

Conference: Administration for Children and Families National Research Conference on Early Childhood Date: July 2016 Presenters: Taletha Derrington, Haidee Bernstein, Lisa Balivet, & Kenneth Smith This poster presents lessons learned from Alaska’s efforts which increased the number of maltreated infants and ...
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International Society on Early Intervention (ISEI)

Child Outcomes Measurement and Data QualityChild Outcomes Measurement and Data Quality

Conference: International Society on Early Intervention (ISEI) Date: June 2016 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler & Abby Winer Schachner This poster presents the current approaches to child outcomes measurement in the U.S. and key factors and strategies for identifying data quality ...
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Using Data to Drive Improvement in Early Intervention Systems and ServiceUsing Data to Drive Improvement in Early Intervention Systems and Service

Conference: International Society on Early Intervention (ISEI) Date: June 2016 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Abby Winer Schachner, & Grace Kelley This symposium describes how the United States overcame significant challenges over a ten-year period to build a national system for measuring ...
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Including Early Intervention in Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems: Lessons Learned and Benefits RealizedIncluding Early Intervention in Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems: Lessons Learned and Benefits Realized

Conference: International Society on Early Intervention (ISEI) Date: June 2016 Presenters: Missy Coffey Cochenour, Kathleen Hebbeler, & Abby Winer Schachner In the last decade there has been a policy shift in the United States to build more powerful data systems to ...
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OSEP Virtual Leadership

The Importance of Personnel DataThe Importance of Personnel Data

Conference: OSEP Virtual Leadership Date: February 2016 Presenter: Donna Spiker This 2016 presentation was one of the 4 included in the 2016 OSEP Virtual Leadership Conference Foundational Pre-Work Creating Systems of Effective Personnel Development Session. It explores what it means ...
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Using Data to Reduce Suspension and Expulsion of Young ChildrenUsing Data to Reduce Suspension and Expulsion of Young Children

Conference: OSEP Virtual Leadership Date: February 2016 Presenter: Donna Spiker This 2016 presentation was one of the 4 included in the 2016 OSEP Virtual Leadership Conference Foundational Pre-Work Early Childhood Session. It describes strategies and tools that have been used ...
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Cross-State Learning and Good DataCross-State Learning and Good Data

Conference: OSEP Virtual Leadership Date: February 2016 Presenter: Sharon Walsh & Kathleen Hebbbeler This 2016 presentation was one of the 4 included in the 2016 OSEP Virtual Leadership Conference Foundational Pre-Work Cross-State Learning Opportunities Session. It describes DaSy Topic Cohorts, ...
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Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI)

State Systemic Improvement Plans: Why State Agencies Need the EI Research Community and Vice VersaState Systemic Improvement Plans: Why State Agencies Need the EI Research Community and Vice Versa

Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) Date: February 2016 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Donna Spiker, Christina Kasprzak, & Cornelia Taylor This poster provides a brief overview of the SSIP phases and requirements and presents the results of the ...
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An Examination of the Quality of State Data on Part C and Part B Preschool Child OutcomesAn Examination of the Quality of State Data on Part C and Part B Preschool Child Outcomes

Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) Date: February 2016 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Lauren Barton, Cornelia Taylor, & Katrina Martin This poster presents the three approaches that ECTA and DaSy used to compute the national estimates on child ...
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A Review of State Systemic Improvement Plans to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families Participating in Early InterventionA Review of State Systemic Improvement Plans to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families Participating in Early Intervention

Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) Date: February 2016 Presenters: Taletha Derrington, Anne Lucas, Jessica Hardy, & Grace Kelley This poster presents information about the first four components of states’ Phase I State Systemic Improvement Plans (SSIP) ...
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Meaningful Data for Research and Practice: State Roles in Supporting Local Early Childhood Data UseMeaningful Data for Research and Practice: State Roles in Supporting Local Early Childhood Data Use

Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) Date: February 2016 Presenters: Tony Ruggiero, Colleen Murphy, Lauren Barton, & Missy Coffey Cochenour This poster summarizes qualitative information about how state Part C and Part B 619 programs are building ...
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Early Intervention and Home Visiting State Systems: Partners in the MakingEarly Intervention and Home Visiting State Systems: Partners in the Making

Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) Date: February 2016 Presenters: Abby Winer Schachner, Lauren Barton, Traci Shizu Kutaka, & Grace Kelley This poster provides an overview of a study on the reported collaboration between Early Intervention ...
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Other Conferences

Improving Programs through Data-Driven Decisions: The Journey From Critical Questions to Data VisualizationImproving Programs through Data-Driven Decisions: The Journey From Critical Questions to Data Visualization

Conference: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Date: June 2016 Presenter: Colleen Murphy This session provides states with a roadmap for identifying, organizing, and visually displaying the data elements needed to answer state prioritized questions. This process ...
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How to Involve Families in the Child Outcome Summary ProcessHow to Involve Families in the Child Outcome Summary Process

Conference: Infant and Early Childhood Conference (IECC) Date: May 2016 Presenters: Debi Donelan prepared with Katrina Martin This 2016 Infant and Early Childhood Conference (IECC) presentation explores ways to authentically engage families in assessment and learn about resources that facilitate ...
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Data-based Practitioners: How to Use Data for Decision MakingData-based Practitioners: How to Use Data for Decision Making

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2015

Division for Early Childhood Conference

Collaboration through State Systemic Improvement Planning: Working together to improve outcomes for young children with disabilitiesCollaboration through State Systemic Improvement Planning: Working together to improve outcomes for young children with disabilities

Conference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2015 Presenters: Grace Kelley, Kathi Gillaspy, Brenda Sharpe This presentation provides an overview of States collaboration across broader early childhood system to implement their State Systemic Improvement Plans (SSIP). Presentation: Collaboration through ...
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Why Should EI/ECSE Participate in Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems?Why Should EI/ECSE Participate in Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems?

Conference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2015 Presenters: Amy Nicholas, Missy Cochenour This presentation provides participants with information about why states are building early Childhood Integrated Data Systems (ECIDSs), and the benefits and considerations for EI/ECSE to participate ...
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Using Child Outcomes Data to Drive Program Improvement: New DevelopmentsUsing Child Outcomes Data to Drive Program Improvement: New Developments

Conference: Division for Early Childhood Date: October 2015 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak & Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation provides current and trend data on child outcomes for the United States and discusses the increasing importance of these data for making decisions about ...
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IDEA and FERPA Privacy Provisions: Understanding the BasicsIDEA and FERPA Privacy Provisions: Understanding the Basics

Conference: Division for Early Childhood Date: October 2015 Presenters: Ross Lemke & Sharon Walsh This 2015 DEC conference presentation informs viewers of the privacy provisions under IDEA Part C, IDEA Part B, and FERPA. It covers the basics surrounding the ...
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Resources to Support Effective Services and Practices for Young Children, Families, and States: The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy)Resources to Support Effective Services and Practices for Young Children, Families, and States: The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy)

Conference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2015 Presenter: Kathleen Hebbeler This poster gives a brief overview of the Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy) including our mission, how we are supporting state data system efforts, and ...
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State of the States Related to Systemic ImprovementState of the States Related to Systemic Improvement

Conference: Division for Early Childhood Date: October 2015 Presenters: Kristin Reedy, Christina Kasprzak, & Cornelia Taylor This presentation provides a national snapshot of state SSIPs and discusses what needs to happen to improve outcomes for young children with disabilities. One ...
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OSEP Leadership

Effectively Engaging Stakeholders in Data UseEffectively Engaging Stakeholders in Data Use

Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Kathi Gillaspy and staff from several states This presentation featured staff from Colorado and Tennessee sharing information, ideas, and resources for effectively engaging stakeholders in data use. Presentation: Effectively Engaging Stakeholders in Data Use
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Collecting High-Quality Child Outcome Data for Program ImprovementCollecting High-Quality Child Outcome Data for Program Improvement

Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Abby Winer, Cornelia Taylor, Kathi Gillaspy, and state staff This presentation shares the current child outcomes data and trends over time, provides a greater understanding of the usefulness of the COMS framework in ...
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OSEP Data Technical Assistance Centers: Collaborating to Assist State AgenciesOSEP Data Technical Assistance Centers: Collaborating to Assist State Agencies

Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Donna Spiker and partner centers This presentation shares information on OSEP-funded TA centers that assist state agencies in building capacity to meet IDEA data collection and reporting requirements. Presentation: OSEP Data Technical Assistance Centers: ...
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619 Data Needs and Responsive Data Governance619 Data Needs and Responsive Data Governance

Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Moderated and facilitated by Nancy Reder (NASDSE), Denise Mauzy (DaSy), & Sharon Walsh (DaSy) This presentation discusses the new and challenging issues for data sharing and governance that arise as the use of 619 ...
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DaSy Data System Framework for Developing and Enhancing a High-Quality State Data SystemDaSy Data System Framework for Developing and Enhancing a High-Quality State Data System

Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler (DaSy), Bruce Bull (DaSy), & Karie Taylor (AZ Part C Coordinator) This presentation demonstrates the DaSy Data System Framework and Self-Assessment, resources created to assist Part C and Section 619 state ...
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Part C and 619 Involvement With Integrated Early Childhood DataPart C and 619 Involvement With Integrated Early Childhood Data

Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Moderated by Missy Cochenour This presentation addresses the value and benefits of linked/integrated data for Part C and 619. State presenters share how the critical questions are driving their participation in data sharing activities with other ...
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Kindergarten Entry Assessment (KEA): Getting it Right for All ChildrenKindergarten Entry Assessment (KEA): Getting it Right for All Children

Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation gives a brief background on Kindergarten Entry Assessments (KEA) by discussing its history and current trends. Issues around making sure kindergarteners with disabilities can be included in the KEA ...
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Emerging Issues in Using Preschool and Kindergarten Assessment to Improve LearningEmerging Issues in Using Preschool and Kindergarten Assessment to Improve Learning

Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Dee Gethman, & Sophia Hubbellat This presentation addresses the implications of aligning Kindergarten Entry Assesssments (KEAs) with early childhood standards for all early childhood programs (including preschool special education) as we ...
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Good Data: A Key Ingredient for Program ImprovementGood Data: A Key Ingredient for Program Improvement

Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation discusses how having and using data is an essential part of program improvement. It covers key areas where data can and should be collected, discusses using logic models as ...
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IDC Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP

Benefits of Using Integrated Data Systems to Support the SSIPBenefits of Using Integrated Data Systems to Support the SSIP

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Missy Cochenour, Tony Ruggiero, Jeff Sellers, & Bill Huennekens This presentation covers the value of IDEA data managers and staff working with data from systems integrated with general education ...
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Tools for SSIP Evaluation: System Framework and Benchmarks of QualityTools for SSIP Evaluation:  System Framework and Benchmarks of Quality

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Megan Vinh, Anne Lucas, Jill Lammert, & Sharon Walsh This presentation provides practical suggestions and guidance to help states begin their evaluation work. Participants will have the ...
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Expectations for Change in Outcome DataExpectations for Change in Outcome Data

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Debra Tucker, Betsy Ayankoya, Kathi Gillaspy, & Diana Autin This presentation provides considerations for what states can expect to see regarding changes in child outcomes and how ...
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Using Implementation Science in Phases II and IIIUsing Implementation Science in Phases II and III

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Betsy Ayankoya, Grace Kelley, & Dona Meinders This workshop explored how to operationalize the core components of implementation science and how to select, implement, and scale up chosen evidence-based ...
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Exploring Early Childhood Funding Streams & Resources to Build Infrastructure & ImplementationExploring Early Childhood Funding Streams & Resources to Build Infrastructure & Implementation

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Katy McCullough & Grace Kelley This gallery session engages states to build on their existing infrastructure analysis by briefly reviewing specific federal, state, and local funding streams and initiatives ...
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Recommended Practices: Early Childhood Recommended PracticesRecommended Practices: Early Childhood Recommended Practices

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Lynne Kahn, & Betsy Ayankoya This gallery session presents information about the Recommended Practices recently updated by the Division of Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional ...
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It Starts at Preschool: Aligning 619 Activities with the Part B SiMRIt Starts at Preschool: Aligning 619 Activities with the Part B SiMR

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Megan Vinh, Paula Koehler, Matthew Klare, Valerie Mazzotti, June Gothberg, Debbie Cate, Betsy Ayankoya, & Loujeania Bost This session provides strategies that are important to providing high quality preschool ...
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Action Planning for ImplementationAction Planning for Implementation

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Laura Snyder, Dona Meinders, Anne Lucas, & Grace Kelley This workshop is an opportunity to use and discuss several action plan formats and help identify the key criteria that ...
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Evaluating Systemic Improvement for the SSIPEvaluating Systemic Improvement for the SSIP

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Megan Vinh, Anne Lucas, Betsy Ayankoya, & Kathi Gillaspy This session shares how states can measure changes to infrastructure systems for supporting implementation of evidence-based practices. Presentation: Evaluating ...
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Benefits of Using Integrated Data Systems to Support the SSIPBenefits of Using Integrated Data Systems to Support the SSIP

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Tony Ruggiero, Missy Cochenour, Jeff Sellers, & Bill Huennekens This topical burst covers the value of IDEA data managers and staff working with data from systems integrated with general ...
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Considerations for Making Changes to SIMR Baseline and TargetsConsiderations for Making Changes to SIMR Baseline and Targets

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Tony Ruggiero, Holly Cavender, Carolee Eslinger, & Ross Lemke This presentation examines the reasons a state’s Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C and Part B, including 619, ...
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Maximize the Return on Your Data Investment: Planning & DocumentationMaximize the Return on Your Data Investment: Planning & Documentation

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Taletha Derrington, Abby Winer, Susan Campbell, Barbara Mazza, Michele Rush, Cindy Hankey & Verna Thompson This presentation highlights how creating plans and documenting the results in one place will ...
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Understanding and Effectively Engaging Stakeholders in Data UseUnderstanding and Effectively Engaging Stakeholders in Data Use

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Robin Nelson, Amy Nicholas, Missy Cochenour, & Betsy Ayankoya This workshop highlights how the DaSy Framework can help you engage stakeholders in data use. Engaging stakeholders in data use ...
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The Data Are in the Details: Translating Evaluation Questions Into Detailed Analytical QuestionsThe Data Are in the Details: Translating Evaluation Questions Into Detailed Analytical Questions

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Taletha Derrington, Kathy Hebbeler, Abby Winer, & Megan Vinh This presentation focuses on breaking down and/or rephrasing evaluation questions, perhaps into several questions, that clearly communicate the details needed ...
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Sharing Data With Locals: Data Quality and Data Use From the GroundSharing Data With Locals: Data Quality and Data Use From the Ground

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Tony Ruggiero, Chris Thacker, Lynne Kahn, Abby Winer, & Missy Cochenour This topical burst provides guidance and tips for creating data products for local staff and ways to promote ...
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Activities That Support Improvement in a Part C SIMRActivities That Support Improvement in a Part C SIMR

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Siobhan Colgan, Sharon Ringwalt, & Sharon Walsh This session provides an opportunity to plan for and discuss activities to support the Coherent Improvement Strategies in your Phase I Part ...
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Collecting and Using Data on Improvement StrategiesCollecting and Using Data on Improvement Strategies

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Kathi Gillaspy, Lynne Kahn, Anne Louise Thompson, Abby Winer, & Jana Rosborough This gallery focuses on potential ways to collect and use data on coherent improvement strategies and assess ...
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Child Outcomes and Data QualityChild Outcomes and Data Quality

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Siobhan Colgan, Taletha Derrington, Lynne Kahn, Christina Kasprzak, Kathleen Hebbeler, & Donna Spiker This presentation provides some strategies for making predictions for the ways in which improvements in data ...
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Building State Capacity About Key Measurement and Evaluation IssuesBuilding State Capacity About Key Measurement and Evaluation Issues

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Ellen Schiller, Jose Blackorby, Tony Ruggiero, Susan Davis, & Abby Winer This workshop focused on three IDC SSIP white papers: Implications of Growth Modeling for SSIP; Performance Indicators As ...
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Exploring Early Childhood Funding Streams and Resources to Build Infrastructure Capacity and Support ImplementationExploring Early Childhood Funding Streams and Resources to Build Infrastructure Capacity and Support Implementation

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Grace Kelley & Katy McCullough This presentation offers information about how to leverage federal, state, and local funding streams and initiatives that may support improvement to state infrastructure for ...
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Tools for SSIP Evaluation: System Framework and Benchmarks of QualityTools for SSIP Evaluation: System Framework and Benchmarks of Quality

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Christina Kasprzak, Megan Vinh, Anne Lucas, Jill D. Lammert, & Sharon Walsh This presentation provides practical suggestions and guidance to help states begin their evaluation work. States can learn ...
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Understanding Phase II Evaluation RequirementsUnderstanding Phase II Evaluation Requirements

Conference: IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP Date: Spring 2015 Presenters: Megan Vinh & Holly Cavender This presentation reviews OSEP’s requirements for the evaluation of the SSIP. Presentation: Understanding Phase II Evaluation Requirements
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Other Conferences

Does Your Data System Answer Your Critical Questions?Does Your Data System Answer Your Critical Questions?

Conference: STATS-DC Date: July 2015 Presenters: Abby Winer, Grace Kelley, & Brendan Ibe This session discusses the critical questions a high-quality data system must be able to answer and the important questions it should be able to answer through integration ...
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Assessing Young Children with DisabilitiesAssessing Young Children with Disabilities

Conference: National Meeting on Early Learning Assessment (NOLA) Date: June 2015 Presenter: Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation highlights key items to consider when assessing children with disabilities. It goes over various parts of the process such as determining the purpose of ...
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Exploring the Role of Part C and Section 619 Participation in Designing and Using Linked/Integrated Early Childhood DataExploring the Role of Part C and Section 619 Participation in Designing and Using Linked/Integrated Early Childhood Data

Conference: DaSy-ECIDS Topical Meeting Date: March 2015 Presenters: Missy Cochenour, Kathi Gillaspy, Grace Kelley, Denise Mauzy, Amy Nicholas, Jeff Sellers, and Sharon Walsh This presentation and associated handouts give states an introduction to the advantages/value of linked/integrated data and participating ...
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2015 Early Childhood Privacy and Confidentiality Workshop2015 Early Childhood Privacy and Confidentiality Workshop

Conference: Early Childhood Privacy and Confidentiality Workshop Date: February 2015 Presenters: Baron Rodriguez, Frank Miller, Joyce Popp, Sharon Walsh, Robin Nelson, & Missy Cochenour This presentation is focused on the privacy and security of data in the early childhood sector. ...
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Big Data for Little Kids: The Importance and Utility of Early Childhood Integrated Data SystemsBig Data for Little Kids: The Importance and Utility of Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems

Conference: Zero to Three National Training Institute Date: December 2015 Presenters: Taletha Derrington & Missy Cochenour This poster empowers viewers to participate in the creation and use of Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems (ECIDS) that link data across sectors to support decision-making and ...
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2014

Division for Early Childhood Conference

What Practitioners Need to Know about Measuring EI and ECSE OutcomesWhat Practitioners Need to Know about Measuring EI and ECSE Outcomes

Conference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2014 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler & Lynne Kahn This presentation discusses how OSEP is planning to use national outcomes data for children with disabilities ages 0-5 in results driven accountability, and how practitioners ...
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Data, Now What? Skills for Analyzing and Interpreting DataData, Now What? Skills for Analyzing and Interpreting Data

Conference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2014 Presenters: Abby Winer, Christina Kasprzak, & Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation had participants engaging in several data analysis activities using child and family outcomes data as an example. Participants were shown different ...
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NCES STATS-DC

ECIDS and DaSy: Frameworks for Building Better Data SystemsECIDS and DaSy: Frameworks for Building Better Data Systems

Conference: NCES STATS-DC Data Conference Date: July 2014 Presenters: Colleen Murphy, Jaci Holmes, Kathleen Hebbeler, & Missy Cochenour This presentation shares an overview of the ECIDS Toolkit and DaSy framework and discusses how these frameworks can help you use your ...
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Benefits and Challenges of Integrating Data in Early Childhood: The Case of Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special EducationBenefits and Challenges of Integrating Data in Early Childhood: The Case of Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education

Conference: NCES STATS-DC Data Conference Date: July 2014 Presenters: Linda Goodman, Kathleen Hebbeler, Abby Winer, & Meredith Miceli This presentation discusses how young children with disabilities, who often are served in multiple programs, are likely to benefit from more coordinated ...
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Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI)

Current Status and Future Priorities: Statewide Data Systems for IDEA Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special EducationCurrent Status and Future Priorities: Statewide Data Systems for IDEA Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education

Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) Date: February 2014 Presenters: Donna Spiker, Kathleen Hebbeler, Martha Diefendorf & Taletha Derrington This poster displays selected findings about the current status of Part C and Part B 619 ...
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Current State Analysis on FERPA and HIPAA Challenges to Accessing Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education DataCurrent State Analysis on FERPA and HIPAA Challenges to Accessing Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education Data

Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) Date: February 2014 Presenters: Baron Rodriguez, Donna Spiker & Missy Cochenour This poster presents multiple case studies from across the country to highlight promising practices about researcher access to state data ...
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Other Conferences

Using Needs Assessments to Identify and Evaluate Technical Assistance: Results of a National Survey about Statewide Data Systems for IDEA Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special EducationUsing Needs Assessments to Identify and Evaluate Technical Assistance: Results of a National Survey about Statewide Data Systems for IDEA Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education

Conference: American Evaluation Association (AEA) Date: October 2014 Presenters: Missy Cochenour, Donna Spiker, Kathleen Hebbeler, Martha Diefendorf, Taletha Derrington, & Lynne Kahn This presentation describes how DaSy conducted a needs assessment to identify client needs and to plan and prioritize ...
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High Quality Child Outcomes Data in Early Childhood: More Important than EverHigh Quality Child Outcomes Data in Early Childhood: More Important than Ever

Conference: Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Project Directors Meeting Date: July 2014 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Christina Kasprzak, & Lynne Kahn This presentation discusses how using child outcomes data became more important for states this year because of a new ...
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Collaboration through Information Sharing: Building Early Childhood Integrated Data SystemsCollaboration through Information Sharing: Building Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems

Conference: Head Start’s 12th National Research Conference on Early Childhood Date: July 2014 Presenters: Jennifer Tschantz, Missy Cochenour, Donna Spiker, Lynne Kahn, Kathleen Hebbeler, Lauren Barton, & Suzanne Raber These presentations are part of a symposium that describes the national ...
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2014 Early Childhood Privacy and Confidentiality Workshop2014 Early Childhood Privacy and Confidentiality Workshop

Conference: Early Childhood Privacy and Confidentiality Workshop Date: April 2014 Presenters: Baron Rodriguez, Michael Hawes, Frank Miller, Sharon Walsh, Ann Agnew, & Missy Cochenour This workshop focused on the implications of FERPA & HIPAA for Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems.  ...
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Data Linkages Between Public Health and Education Programs for Young Children with Special NeedsData Linkages Between Public Health and Education Programs for Young Children with Special Needs

Conference: American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting Date: November 2014 Presenter: Taletha Derrington This poster compares states in terms of cross-system linkages between early childhood intervention and special education programs and public health/health programs for young children. It explains ...
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Data Linkages Between Health, Education, and Social Service Programs: Making the Connection for Young Children with Special NeedsData Linkages Between Health, Education, and Social Service Programs: Making the Connection for Young Children with Special Needs

Conference: CityMatCH Leadership and MCH Epidemiology Conference Date: September 2014 Presenters: Taletha Derrington, Donna Spiker, Kathleen Hebbeler, & Martha Diefendorf This 2014 poster shares the results of the DaSy State of the States Needs Assessment related to cross-system linkages between ...
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2013

OSEP Leadership

Data Sharing: Federal TA Efforts, What We Know & What We Need to KnowData Sharing: Federal TA Efforts, What We Know & What We Need to Know

Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2013 Presenters: Sharon Walsh, Jennifer Tschantz, Evelyn Shaw, & Baron Rodriguez This presentation provides an overview of Federal TA investments funded to assist in privacy rules and practices related to sharing data across systems. Presenters ...
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CEDS: Common Data Elements and Definitions for Part C and 619 ProgramsCEDS: Common Data Elements and Definitions for Part C and 619 Programs

Conference:OSEP Leadership Date: July 2013 Presenters: Missy Cochenour, Suzanne Raber, Meredith Miceli, & Lisa Backer This presentation provides an opportunity for participants to discuss the benefits and challenges of developing data systems across their programs with common data elements and definitions. ...
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Other Conferences

Introducing the DaSy CenterIntroducing the DaSy Center

Conference: FPG Seminar Series Date: November 2013 Presenters: Kellen Reid & Martha Diefendorf This presentation is an overview of the DaSy Center and its goals and activities including the Needs Assessment, Framework Development, Technical Assistance, and Leadership & Coordination. Presentation: ...
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What is the problem? Broad Data and Infrastructure AnalysisWhat is the problem? Broad Data and Infrastructure Analysis

Conference: WRRC Regional Leadership Forum Date: October 2013 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Christina Kasprzak & Cornelia Taylor This presentation provides opportunities for Part C and 619 Coordinators and key leadership staff to share strategies for designing and implementing the State Systemic ...
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Improving Outcomes Through Knowledge: The Power of Early Childhood State DatabasesImproving Outcomes Through Knowledge: The Power of Early Childhood State Databases

Conference: Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Date: October 2013 Presenters: Martha Diefendorf, Taletha Derrington, Kathleen Hebbeler, Donna Spiker, & Lynne Kahn This presentation summarizes where states are in building such systems and introduce a new federally-funded center helping states address ...
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Data Partnerships to Ensure that Professionals Who Work with Children with Special Needs are RepresentedData Partnerships to Ensure that Professionals Who Work with Children with Special Needs are Represented

Conference: National Registry Alliance Meeting Date: October 2013 Presenters: Denise Mauzy & Missy Cochenour This 2013 presentation discusses the importance of including IDEA programs and services in states’ registries and reviews standards and tools that support states’ efforts. Presentation: Data Partnerships ...
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Introducing the DaSy CenterIntroducing the DaSy Center

Conference: Multiple Dates: Multiple dates in 2013 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler & Donna Spiker This introductory presentation outlines the purpose and activities of the DaSy Center and has been given to several selected audiences via webinar including a national webinar for ...
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Privacy and Security in Early Childhood Data UsePrivacy and Security in Early Childhood Data Use

Conference: Early Childhood Data Privacy Meeting Date: August 2013 Presenters: Robin Nelson, Missy Cochenhour, & Baron Rodriguez This presentation discusses key privacy issues in using data in early childhood, how to use early childhood data from planning through sustainability, the ...
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National Perspective on Coordinated Early Childhood Statewide Data Systems – Lessons LearnedNational Perspective on Coordinated Early Childhood Statewide Data Systems - Lessons Learned

Conference: NCES STATS-DC Date: July 2013 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Carlise King, & Missy Cochenour This presentation provides an overview of where states are in creating early childhood data systems and linking to other sectors through the statewide longitudinal data system ...
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Preparing the Next Generation of Professionals to Use Child Outcomes Data to Improve Early Intervention and Preschool Special EducationPreparing the Next Generation of Professionals to Use Child Outcomes Data to Improve Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education

Conference: OSEP Project Directors Date: July 2013 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler & Lynne Kahn This presentation provides background information on the federal collection of child outcomes data and the state approaches including definitions of the three child outcomes and the metrics ...
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Formative Assessment: So What Happens Next?Formative Assessment: So What Happens Next?

Conference: NAECS-SDE Annual Meeting Date: June 2013 Presenter: Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation discusses formative assessment validity and using the results of formative assessments within the Findings – Meaning – Action framework with specific examples from EC classrooms. Formative Assessment: So What ...
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Sharing is Good for KidsSharing is Good for Kids

Conference: NERRC Meeting of the Part C Coordinators Date: April 2013 Presenter: Presented by Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation makes the case for why sharing, in terms of collecting, connecting, and using data, is good for kids. It outlines important questions ...
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