This 2015 webinar describes the technical considerations needed to make informed decisions about integrating early intervention and early childhood special education data into an Early Childhood Integrated Data System (ECIDS). Presented by Missy Cochenour, Jeff Sellers, & Bill Blandford in November 2015 Webinar Slides Webinar Recording
This 2015 resource can help states examine their data systems, improve programs, and better serve children and families. The questions are grouped into Child & Family, Practitioner, and Local Program/Local Educational Agency themes. They’re available in PDF and interactive web formats. Critical Questions About Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education Webpage
Developed by DaSy and ECTA, the self-assessment 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.
This 2015 state spotlight document describes how Alaska Part C improved the referral of children from Child Welfare to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C Program by an automated transfer of data from Child Welfare to Part C for substantiated cases of child maltreatment (i.e., child abuse and/or neglect). By Taletha Derrington, […]
This 2015 brief describes and compares four common types of data systems that support data from Part C/619 programs: static/reporting, transactional, federated, and centralized. By Tate Gould, Amy Nicholas, Tony Ruggiero, William Blandford, Sara Thayer, & Bruce Bull Types of Data Systems (PDF)
This 2014 document provides an overview of the critical role of fiscal data in state Part C systems. The information is intended to help state Part C lead agency staff better understand strategic fiscal policy questions, the fiscal data elements needed to address those questions, and the benefits of using these data. By Maureen Greer, […]