Tag Archives: Local

Supporting Improvement of Local Child Outcomes Measurement Systems

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 […]

Going from Questions to Answers: Using Data at the Local Level

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Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Mary Anketell, Dina Stipetic, Laura Hudson, & Kerry Belodoff This poster displays information on building capacity for local data inquiry, analysis, and visualization. View Going from Questions to Answers Poster Data Literacy Initiative Technical Assistance Activities (2017-18) Handout

Creating a Culture of Data Use at the Local Level

Conference: 2017 OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Abby Schachner, Kyla Patterson, & Tony Ruggiero This poster highlights work and resources from the DaSy Center and Virginia Part C to build a culture of data use at the local level. View Creating a Culture of Data Use at the Local Level Poster

Identifying and Addressing Early Childhood Outcomes Data Quality to Accurately Measure Improvement

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenters: Cornelia Taylor, Katrina Martin, & Tony Ruggiero This presentation addresses progress states are making toward measuring quality early childhood outcomes data. The presentation describes findings on data quality and teaming from a […]

Using Child Outcomes Data to Drive Program Improvement: New Developments

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2016 Presenter: Christina Kasprzak & Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation shows the current national outcomes data that all states have reported for children with disabilities 0-5 and describes how states use these data. It also […]

Linking Transition Notification Data from Part C to Part B: Designing and Implementing Effective Data System Processes

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Presenters: Kathy Whaley (DaSy, ECTA), Barbara A. Dayal (KS State Dept of Education), Sarah Kate Johnson (WI Dept of Health Services), Bruce Bull (CIID, DaSy, IDC), Sarah Walters (IDC), & Nancy Fuhrman (WI State Dept of Public Instruction) This session discusses the IDEA Part C transition notification requirements for the disclosure of personally identifiable information […]

Meaningful Data for Research and Practice: State Roles in Supporting Local Early Childhood Data Use

Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) Date: February 2016 Presenters: Tony Ruggiero, Colleen Murphy, Lauren Barton, & Missy Coffey Cochenour This poster summarizes qualitative information about how state Part C and Part B 619 programs are building local capacity and supporting local program data use. Data include themes drawn from eight state […]

Using Surveys to Understand How the COS Process is Being Implemented in Local Programs

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This 2015 collaborative ECTA/DaSy webinar addresses the use of surveys to learn how local programs are implementing the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) process. Information from surveys can be useful for understanding data quality issues and planning improvement strategies. A representative from Idaho Part C describes the state’s experience with surveys and lessons learned. Several examples […]