March 30, 2022 DaSy staff presented the updated Data System Framework, which assists Part C and Part B 619 programs in developing and enhancing high-quality state data systems. Originally developed in 2014, the Framework has been revised to make it easier for states to use. Webinar slides Webinar video
The Self-Assessment for the DaSy Framework is an Excel-based tool that provides a structure for state Part C and Section 619/Preschool programs to record the current status of their state system and set priorities for improvement, and track progress over time.
This DaSy toolkit contains information, guidance, and templates to assist Part C and Part B 619 program staff with creating or enhancing their data governance policies and procedures. For each data governance topic, an overview, consideration questions, and a fillable Microsoft Word template is provided.
This 2012 resource, updated in 2017, includes best practices and lessons learned from SLDS grantee states on establishing data governance for data systems spanning early childhood to labor. Published by: State Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) State Support Team (SST) P-20W Data Governance: Tips from the States
Author: Bruce Bull, DaSy Like most things in life, data systems don’t last forever. Data systems need to be enhanced to keep current with new data requirements, security standards, improved business logic, performance speed, and other functionality. When a state decides to modify a data system, the changes are likely to impact the work conducted […]
Authors: Denise Mauzy and Bruce Bull, DaSy You have heard it before: Formal data governance is important. It establishes responsibility for Part C and/or Part B 619 data, enables program staff to improve the effectiveness of data processes, and supports greater use of data through the systematic creation and enforcement of data policies, roles, responsibilities, […]
Developing a unified early childhood data system at the state level might be one of the most significant opportunities to improve early childhood policy. This 2017 document from The Ounce of Prevention Fund is just the thing you need to get engaged in that work and fundamentally change state policy on early childhood. View The […]
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 formal data governance structure with clearly written policies and procedures that support education […]
This second of three mini-webinars presented during Linking Week 2017, featured guidance from the Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), as well as lessons learned from North Carolina on ensuring privacy and confidentiality when linking. Presented by Baron Rodriguez, Barbara Simpson, Kelley Blas, & Sharon Walsh in May 2017 Webinar Recording Webinar Presentation
This first of three mini-webinars presented during Linking Week 2017, focused on helping state staff think through the data governance and technology considerations related to linking data. Colorado and South Dakota Part C and Part B 619 staff shared updates on their governance and technology related work as they pursue Part C and 619 data […]