Format: PresentationsWhere Do They Go? Capturing Accurate Part C Exiting Data
The presentation explored challenges that states and local regions face in accurately capturing Part C Exiting reasons. The IDC Part C Exiting workgroup has been developing a tool to assist with these challenges. The presentation was interactive, drawing on the experiences of new and seasoned data managers.
Format: PresentationsOverview of IDEA Discipline Data Reporting Infographic
The presentation reviewed a new TA tool that summarizes the basics of reporting IDEA discipline data in the six EDFacts file formats. Presenters described and demonstrated the new IDC infographic, discussed how SEAs and LEAs can use it to improve the quality of their discipline data, and requested audience input.
Format: PresentationsStandards, Assessments, and Indicator 3: A Landscape of the States to Facilitate Interactive Discussions on Data Quality Challenges for Indicator 3
Members of IDC's Tools and Products Assessment workgroup presented an overview of states and entities across several pertinent variables: a) current information on each state's standards, current state assessments, and assessment plans; and b) 2011-12 information on Part B Indicator 3. Presenters conducted an interactive discussion identifying data quality issues around Indicator 3 and solicited suggestions for tools and products to improve data quality for this indicator.
Format: Applications and SpreadsheetsSection 618 Public Reporting Requirements
This tool provides an overview of the public reporting requirements for IDEA Section 618 and processes for fulfilling the requirements. The tool annotates Section 618 legislation to name relevant data collections, file specifications documents, and user guides. Through a question-and-answer format, the tool highlights common processes and critical considerations to complete the requirements and points to external resources for further support.
Format: PresentationsForming Evaluation Questions for Your SSIP Evaluation
This presentation focuses on the development of evaluation questions during SSIP evaluation planning.
Format: RecordingsEMAPS IDEA Part C Child Count and Settings Survey Webinar
On Tuesday, February 23, 2016, OSEP, ESB, and PSC presented the EMAPS IDEA Part C Child Count and Settings Survey Webinar.
The purpose of this webinar was to review the procedures for submitting this survey, including the new cumulative counts for race/ethnicity and gender, new additional year-to-year rows, and change in the email notifications. The final slides are available to review here: https://edfacts.grads360.org/#communities/pdc/documents/10065
Format: PresentationsEvaluating Infrastructure Changes
During this presentation, the IDC Evaluation Team helped participants recognize current improvement strategies related to infrastructure development, understanding the value of evaluating infrastructure changes, and learning how to put the evaluation of infrastructure to practical use.