The Resource Library houses tools and products that were developed by IDC, developed with its collaborators, or submitted by IDC stakeholders. Search and filtering tools are available to help users navigate through the library.
Format: Applications and SpreadsheetsIDEA Part B Indicator 12 Transition Template: Calculating Data Worksheet
The tool converts state and LEAs early childhood transition data into percentages. Use of the tool enables states to see real-time percentages of children ages 3-5 in the transition reporting categories and compare the percentages of children within the categories across LEAs.
Format: Guides and BriefsIDEA Section 618 Public Reporting Data Element Checklist – Part B
This interactive checklist assist states to meet IDEA Section 618 public reporting requirements. The checklist also has an archiving function to document the posting process for later reference.
Format: Trainingsii20 Session Presentations and Handouts
The Interactive Institutes 2020 – Building and Sustaining a Culture of High-Quality Data provided opportunities for participants to take a deep dive into data quality topics to learn about data culture change. Participants were able to discover best practices to improve data collection, reporting, analysis, and use. They also engaged with peers and TA providers about trending data quality topics. Each session presented powerful ideas and actionable plans to improve work processes and data quality.
Format: PodcastsImplications of Changes to the SPP/APR and Stakeholder Engagement Requirements in Oklahoma
Release Date: June 9, 2022
Guests: Ginger Elliott-Teague, Director of Data Analysis, Oklahoma State Department of Education
Amy chats with Ginger about building the capacity of districts and other stakeholders in Oklahoma to understand the changes to the SPP/APR and stakeholder engagement requirements. Ginger shares key strategies for engaging stakeholders in target setting.
Format: TrainingsIncorporating Business Rules Into State Data Systems
The Incorporating Business Rules Into State Data Systems instructional video explores the different ways Part B and Part C state agencies can incorporate business rules into their IDEA state data collection and reporting systems.
Format: PodcastsInfluencing the Quality of IDEA Data, from Data Collection to Communication and Use
Release Date: August 11, 2022
Guests: Brandon Myers, Data Specialist, Indiana Department of Education
On the newest episode of A Date with Data, we “Wander Indiana” as Host Amy Bitterman sits down with Brandon Myers, Part B Data Manager with the Indiana Department of Education. Listen in as they discuss Brandon’s work as a data-quality influencer: collecting, organizing, monitoring, and communicating information about data. Brandon also shares how he ensures that schools and stakeholders understand how the data they are required to report get used. Join us in the Hoosier state, won’t you?
Format: Applications and SpreadsheetsInteractive Public Reporting Engine
The Interactive Public Reporting Engine displays the complete set of IDEA data that states collect and submit to OSEP to meet the requirements of Section 618 of IDEA. This tool displays each dataset and the required disaggregations such as race/ethnicity, gender, and age. It provides a more dynamic way for states to meet the 618 public reporting requirements, and linking to the tool fulfills the public reporting requirements. In addition, use of the tool promotes conversations about how to improve results among families, teachers, schools, related service providers, administrators, policymakers, and other interested stakeholders.