Part C and Part B 619 Data Managers and Coordinators have ongoing reporting deadlines. So, what do you do with high priorities that lurk on the radar with no time to address them? Here are the areas to make space for in your calendar today and on an ongoing basis. Any steps in these areas will help make the big deadlines easier, too.
Stay focused with these quick tips for State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) season for Part C Data Managers, Coordinators and staff.
The COVID-19 pandemic presented unique challenges for states’ Part C and Part B 619 data collection and reporting. The spring 2021 State of the States survey provides a snapshot of the types of data states and territories were able to collect during the early stage of the pandemic (between late 2020 and early 2021) and how they collected the data. Lessons learned from the pandemic can help states improve data collection around telehealth services and prepare for future data disruptions, such as natural disasters.
The Part C Data Managers Learning Community recommends these top Part C Annual Data tasks to tackle now as “SPP/APR Season” is quickly approaching.
Part C Data Managers are shifting timelines and processes in response to new deadlines around modernization. Top Part C Data tasks to tackle this quarter are focused around OSEP’s modernization of the data submission system.
Every season in the calendar year has a season of data needs for Part C and Part B 619 Data Managers and Coordinators. We asked DaSy experts for tools that are helpful for this season and for ways to prepare for what’s ahead.
This resource is intended to help Part C and Part B 619 leaders understand, prepare for, and respond to various types of data system disruptions. Part C and Part B 619 programs rely on their data systems to support everyday operations. Many states have experienced an event or circumstance that has limited or restricted their data system(s) from being accessed or used as planned. Disruptions to a state’s data system may jeopardize access to accurate information required to meet a wide range of data use needs.
During this session, DaSy staff discussed how Part C and Part B program staff can leverage data linking to answer complex questions of interest. The presenters showed and described the new Data Linking Toolkit which is comprised of multiple sections that include downloadable tools to support Part C and Part B 619 program staff as they consider, prepare, and successfully link their data. In addition, North Carolina shared their recent experience linking Part C and Part B 619 data in their state across two state agencies.