Conference: PDG B-5 Virtual Convening Date: October 21, 2021 Presenters: Cindy Weigel This session introduced participants to (1) data leadership and your role in asking questions about equity and using data to answer those questions, and (2) building a culture of data use with equity in mind. Pursuing Equity Through a Culture of Data Use
Kathy Hebbeler’s presentation from the OSEP Leadership Conference on 7/21/21 on equity and data. It notes the importance of asking equity questions about each aspect of the service delivery process from initial referral through transition.
This session explored the many strategies that Part C and Part B 619 program leaders in one state are using to elevate family voice in program improvement planning. Join us to explore successes and lessons learned related to this equity-focused work to support families as advisors and partners.
Conference: Pennsylvania 2021 Early Intervention and Family Support Program Conference Date: April 2021 Presenters: Michelle Lewis, Jenna Nguyen, Lauren Jackson The goal of this session was to help participants be better able to: articulate the role of families and community members on effective, equitable data teams; apply potential strategies for engaging stakeholders in meaningful data […]
A recent Targeted TA Leadership Series session, Data Leadership – What it Means for Equity, provided an introduction to what it means to use data to lead for equity through the use of critical questions that program leaders should ask to gain greater understanding of inequities. Learn more about the session and Watch the webinar […]
NASDSE 2020 presentation on how data quality can impact results and the identification of root causes and contributing factors for improvement. Presenters: Presenters: Nick Ortiz, Sharon Walsh, and Christina Kasprzak How Measuring Your Preschool Child Outcomes Data Quality Can Lead to Data Use for Better Results
Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 36th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: January 2021 Presenters: Siobhan Colgan, Cornelia Taylor, Sharon Loza, and Justine Rogoff It is an ongoing challenge to reach and receive input from all families of young children, especially those experiencing ongoing hardships and institutionalized […]
This resource is a toolkit about how to address racial equity in data practice and data integration by including community voices and power sharing at every stage of design, use, and implementation. The resource calls for a deliberate effort to address structural racism, institutional racism, and unrecognized bias in using, sharing, and integrating administrative data. […]
We are in a crucial moment when there is a confluence of events, including the COVID pandemic and the social uprisings related to structural racial injustice, that are elevating the importance of a deeper understanding of equity and its relation to the ultimate goals of improving outcomes for children and their families.
In this session, participants will explore a hypothetical state scenario where they will examine child outcomes data disaggregated by race, ethnicity, and other factors. Participants will work with each other and TA providers to propose the critical questions that they want to ask and develop analysis plans and an action plan based on the unfolding information provided during the session.