This DaSy toolkit provides an orientation to IDEA data and other data-related topics to help stakeholders meaningfully participate in conversations about programmatic issues and decisions.
February 13, 2019 Learn about best practices for evaluating practice change and fidelity, including characteristics of a high-quality data collection too. Hear from one state on how they have made improvements to create a feasible evaluation plan. Presented by Debbie Shaver, Margaret Gillis, Katy McCullough and Stacy Kong in February 2019 Webinar Recording Webinar Presentation
This webinar explored DaSy’s new Data Culture Toolkit, following the five key steps to building a culture of data use in a state or local program: Formalize your data team and its vision/purpose; assess your data use culture; prioritize your data team’s critical questions; assess and improve your data quality; and explore and use data. […]
This 2018 document provides answers to commonly asked questions about age anchoring as it applies to the COS process. It is designed as a reference for practitioners, as well as supervisors, coaches, and professional development staffs. It offers guidance on how to accurately age anchor a child’s functional skills and explanations of how that guidance […]
These 2018 documents are intended to help states supplement and reinforce the information in the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Process online learning module. Guidance for Preparing and Implementing Effective Training and TA contains all the information you will need to understand the sequence and suggestions for identifying an appropriate starting point in your professional development […]
This webinar introduces a new resource, the Local Child Outcomes Measurement System (L-COMS). The L-COMS can support local programs, such as Early Intervention programs or school districts, in examining and improving their systems for collecting, analyzing and using child outcomes data. This self-assessment numerically rates the current status of the local system and allows for […]
In this first of three 30 minute data visualization talks, presenters defined data visualization and addressed 5 common pitfalls when creating charts: Not clearly articulating your message; beginning with the visualization technique vs. the data; misrepresenting your data; being dull; and forgetting about accessibility. Presented by Denise Mauzy and Kerry Belodoff in May 2017 Webinar […]