Tag Archives: Data Quality

Family Outcomes Data – Community of Practice

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The Family Outcomes Data Community of Practice allows individuals to share issues and resources related to family outcomes measurement, including analysis, data quality, and data use and dissemination. Specific topics will be prioritized by the members, and the calls will focus on state sharing and peer participation. The learning community is intended for Part C […]

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

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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.