This 2021 DaSy brief is an updated version of the 2015 document and presents key considerations in the form of questions that can be used to help clarify program needs when planning for data system development or enhancement. These key considerations can be treated as items suited for group discussion or as a template to […]
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 DaSy report provides an overview of process modeling and data modeling and explains the value of each in the development or major enhancement of data systems. Process modeling and data modeling are important activities in data system development and particularly valuable for creating business requirements. By Robin Nelson & Bruce Bull Building a Better […]
This DaSy toolkit provides resources to support decision-making for states that wish to develop or enhance an IDEA Part C data system. The toolkit details data system features such as delivered services, electronic signatures, parent portals, dashboards, and notification systems.
This DaSy brief follows Key Considerations for Initiating and Planning a New Data System or Major Data System Enhancement and provides Part C/619 staff with an introduction to business requirements, which are part of the Requirement Analysis phase of the System Development Life Cycle. Business requirements frame data system functionality and how the system will […]
This 2017 reference tool includes a series of steps that are required to collect high quality data needed to evaluate SSIP implementation and outcomes. These steps can help states collect high quality data regardless of whether or not they are in the process of planning for or engaged in data collection. Published by: ECTA Center, […]
Conference: The Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology (MCHE) Conference Date: September 2016 Presenter: Taletha Derrington, Lenita Hartman, Christy Scott, Lorendia Schmidt, & Haidee Bernstein This poster describes the effect of the two data system enhancements on EI referrals and evaluation for eligibility among infants and toddlers with substantiated maltreatment in Colorado. Poster: Using Data Systems […]
Presenters: Robin Nelson (DaSy) & Bruce Bull (DaSy, CIID, IDC) This session introduces process and data models, excellent tools for improving communication between program and technical staff during data system development. Developing and using these models provides all parties a clear understanding of what the data system is (or will be) designed to do. The […]
Presenters: Bruce Bull (DaSy, CIID, IDC) & Jamie Kilpatrick (DaSy) This session was a support group for those who experience (or might in the future) RFP-itis. Is there a RFP for a data system in your state’s future? Learn from the experiences (thumbs up and down) of TA providers with both state agency and contractor […]
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