Guidance to support decision-making for states that wish to develop or enhance an IDEA Part C data system.
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, […]
This 5-minute video spotlights one state’s decision-making process for identifying enhancements to its early childhood data system.
This 2015 document 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 guide group planning. By Laura Hudson, Nancy Copa, Jamie Kilpatrick, […]
This 2015 document 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 System Development Life Cycle. Business requirements frame data system functionality and how the system will […]
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)