Tag Archives: Data Quality

IDEA Part C Data Notes

The IDEA Part C Data Notes brief describes the purpose of data notes for Part C 618 data collections and how they are used in OSEP’s data quality review process. This resource also provides tips and best practices for writing and submitting data notes. IDEA Part C Data Notes

Change is a Given: New Requirements for Reporting Educational Environments for Preschoolers

In this session, facilitated by IDC and ECTA staff, we will present information and have a discussion of the changes to the 618 Child Find data collection for preschool educational environments. Educational environments for children ages 3–5 will now require a count of children who are 3 through 5 years of age on the state-determined collection date who are receiving preschool services but will no longer include those children who are age 5 and in kindergarten.

What I Wish I Knew Then: Lessons Learned Designing and Managing State Data Systems

Thinking about improving your data system? Considering replacing it? Join and contribute to a discussion with former data managers as they share lessons they’ve learned. They’ve learned a thing or two based on their own state experience and their technical assistance with dozens of states. From using paper to using spreadsheets, distributed software, batch uploading, and centralized statewide systems, these former data managers have been there and done that.

FFY 2017 Child and Family Outcomes Data Highlights

November 22, 2019 Webinar Recording Webinar Slides The ECTA and DaSy Center staff have completed their national child and family outcomes data analysis. They discuss the national performance data for indicators C3, C4, and B7, including national data, state variations in performance, family survey approaches used, and TA resources. The first half of the call […]

SLDS Webinar: Collaboration to Support Data System Modernization

November 12, 2019 Webinar Recording Please join the SLDS Program on Tuesday, November 12th from 2:45 pm to 4 pm EST for an SLDS webinar on Collaboration to Support Data System Modernization. States continue to make progress in building infrastructure and streamlining processes to collect, connect, and report information. However, with aging technologies, talent shortages, […]

Take a Look at Your Child Outcomes Data Profile

Data Linking

Having high-quality child outcomes data is more important than ever. The data are a focus of accountability in OSEP’s Results Driven Accountability Initiative. State early intervention and preschool special education programs collect and use these data to measure progress towards program-level and system-wide outcomes.

Linking EHDI and Part C Data Webinar

August 28, 2019 This interactive webinar highlights stories from Part C Coordinators who have or are developing collaborative data sharing agreements that allow them to share Part C data with their Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program (EHDI). This webinar also allows participants to express their challenges and/or issues and as a group and brainstorm […]

619 Child Outcomes Data Completeness Calculator

This 619 Child Outcomes Data Completeness Calculator is an Excel-based analytic tool that can be used to determine the percent of children exiting the program with complete child outcomes data as a proportion of the 3 – 5 child count. For the child outcomes Preschool Special Education Reporting (Indicator 7), data are complete when there […]