Tag Archives: System Development

Using Critical Questions to Drive System Improvement In Early Intervention

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Conference: International Society on Early Intervention Conference Date: June 2019 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler Good early intervention systems are built around strong infrastructure and consistent implementation of evidenced-based practices.  System leaders need ongoing access to high quality data to know that the infrastructure is strong and that high-quality practices are being implemented.  To support states in […]

State Systemic Improvement Plans: Progress and Lessons Learned Thus Far

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Conference: Conference on Research Innovations in Early Interventions Date: March 2018 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Abby Schachner, & Grace Kelley As part of national efforts to improve state systems, practices, and outcomes for children and families with special needs, all state early intervention programs are implementing State Systemic Improvement Plans. This poster shares data based on an […]

Start Using Process and Data Models

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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 […]

Building a Better Data System: What Are Process and Data Models?

This 2016 document 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 Link to Document […]

Critical Questions About Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education

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This 2015 resource compiles a set of Critical Questions that a quality state data system for early intervention (EI) or early childhood special education (ECSE) should provide data to answer. The answers to these questions serve various functions, including supporting the state agency in effectively administering the program, meeting accountability requirements for EI and ECSE, […]

DaSy Data System Framework for Developing and Enhancing a High-Quality State Data System

Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2015 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler (DaSy), Bruce Bull (DaSy), & Karie Taylor (AZ Part C Coordinator) This presentation demonstrates the DaSy Data System Framework and Self-Assessment, resources created to assist Part C and Section 619 state staff in developing and enhancing high-quality state data systems and in improving the quality of […]