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Format: PodcastsCommonwealths, Common Cause: Influencing the Quality of Significant Disproportionality Data
Release Date: September 22, 2022
Guests: Brian Coonley, Special Education and Equity Inclusion Specialist, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; Jarrod Slone, Exceptional Child Specialist, Kentucky Department of Education
“Improvement begins with data.” These are words to live by and a philosophy held in common by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Brian Coonley and the Kentucky Department of Education’s Jarrod Slone.
In this episode of A Date with Data, host Amy Bitterman gets to the bottom of these two commonwealths' not-so-common strategies to support districts, which include a focus on increased transparency and data stewardship. Jarrod and Brian also discuss how root-cause analyses and long-term strategic planning can lead to meaningful, substantive improvement.
Format: Quick ReferenceComprehensive IDC Part B Tool & Product List
This resource is a list of IDC produced Part B tools and products arranged by topic area. The list provides a brief description and link to each tool or product. Users can quickly scan for useful tools and products to ensure that they have explored all of the many Part B available resources that IDC has produced.
Format: Guides and BriefsConsiderations for Making Changes to SIMR Baseline and Targets
This white paper focuses on considerations that could lead Part C or Part B state agencies to propose a change in their SIMR baselines or targets. It defines baselines and targets in the context of SSIP, illustrates the importance of baselines and targets, and provides reasons for a state to propose changing its baselines or targets.
Format: Applications and SpreadsheetsCoordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) Fiscal and Student Data Tracker
The Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) Fiscal and Student Data Tracker is a set of four tools SEAs can use with their districts, schools, and providers to assist them in tracking the finances, services, and student data associated with CEIS. IDC and CIFR produced the CEIS Tracker. The resource also includes an instructions document or user's guide for more information about when and how to use the CEIS Tracker.
Format: Applications and SpreadsheetsCoordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS)—Resources Step-By-Step
This online tool is designed to help districts with step-by -step processes for required and/or voluntary use of CEIS funds. The site also contains information about TA Centers available for assistance with each of the steps and related resources from OSEP, OSEP-funded TA centers, and other TA centers.
Format: PodcastsCreating and Sustaining an Effective Partnership Between Delaware’s State Education Agency and the Parent Information Center
Release Date: July 7, 2022
Guests: Mary Ann Mieczkowski, former Director of Exceptional Children Resources, and Barbara Mazza, Education Associate for Exceptional Children Resources, with the Delaware Department of Education and Meedra Surratte, Executive Director of the Parent Information Center of Delaware
It's the age-old question: What’s the secret to a long-lasting, meaningful relationship? For Episode 5 of A Date with Data, we travel to the first state to find out. For 20 years, the Delaware Department of Education has partnered with the state’s Parent Information Center to better facilitate family engagement.
Format: PodcastsData Informed Decisionmaking Is Evergreen: A Date with Data in Washington State
Release Date: January 12, 2023
Guests: Julie Dean, Early Childhood Special Education Inclusion Specialist; Ryan Guzman, 619 Coordinator and SSIP Lead, with the Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction; and Kathy Lenihan, Inclusionary Projects Coordinator with ESD 105
How states go about data informed decisionmaking is as diverse as the states themselves. In this episode of A Date with Data, host Amy Bitterman chats with Julie Dean, Early Childhood Special Education Inclusion Specialist; Ryan Guzman, 619 Coordinator and SSIP Lead with the Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction; and Kathy Lenihan, Inclusionary Projects Coordinator with Educational Service District 105. Join them to learn more about their State Systemic Improvement Plan’s (SSIP) unique focus on social emotional learning in early childhood.