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ED/HHS joint report on early childhood integrated data
Coffey, Missy, 10 January, 2017
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

This webinar provides an overview of a joint policy document created to guide states in early childhood data integration. It shares best practices and resources, along with strategies and challenges involved in states' data integration efforts.

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BUILDing supportive communities with libraries, museums, and early childhood systems
Killins, Sherri, 15 December, 2016
Boston, MA: Build Initiative

This webinar discusses collaboration among libraries, museums, and early childhood systems in aligning efforts to promote early learning and development opportunities. Presenters from libraries and museums in Nevada, Louisiana, and Colorado share partnership strategies designed to engage young children and families.

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Building state P-3 systems: Learning from leading states
Riley-Ayers, Shannon, 12 September, 2016
New Brunswick, NJ: Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes

This webinar discusses P-3 learning systems building and the role of state and local support. An overview of efforts from three states -- Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts -- is presented. Panelists discuss six themes that emerged from a related policy report: two-pronged approaches--policy and local support; new state structures and collaboration patterns; system building at regional, community, and neighborhood levels; pushing for impact; pre-K/K seam as a common starting point; and balancing oversight and local flexibility.

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Early learning systems building: Leveraging Child Care Resource and Referral
Hamilton, Darlene, 02 August, 2016
Fairfax, VA: National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance

This webinar discusses the role of Child Care Resource and Referral services in building early learning systems, along with trends at both the state and local levels. Alignment of goals between Child Care Resource and Referral services and quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS) are examined, based on state survey reponses regarding changes in types of services provided to support QRIS goals. Representatives from New Hampshire and Washington State share their states' efforts in this area.

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Coordinating early childhood data policies: Opportunities for states
King, Carlise, 19 July, 2016
Bethesda, MD: Early Childhood Data Collaborative

This webinar explores opportunities for states to expand data coordination under the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014. Presenters discuss strategies related to proposed Head Start standards and ways in which to leverage the Every Student Succeeds Act to build birth to third-grade data systems.

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State spotlight: Early childhood integrated data system: Vermont Insights
Cochenour, Missy, 22 June, 2016
Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics, State Support Team

This webinar discusses Vermont's early childhood integrated data system and features a tour of Vermont Insights, an online interactive site that allows users to access publicly available early childhood data to create tools, reports, and other resources.

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The story of Colorado's new QRIS system and integrated data quality improvement approach
Mathias, Debi, 20 April, 2016
Boston: Build Initiative

This webinar describes upgrades to the information technology behind Colorado's quality rating and improvement system (QRIS), contrasting past and present systems. Panelists discuss implementation of an integrated approach to data collection by incorporating a professional development information system, as well as systems that harness provider and ratings data. Also featured are technical back-end components, including the creation of an analytic dashboard and a tracking system for quality investments.

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Illinois Early Childhood Asset Map (IECAM): A resource for community systems and collaborations
Thomas, Dawn V., 09 February, 2016
Champaign: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Early Childhood Asset Map

This webinar provides a guided tour of the Illinois Early Childhood Asset Map (IECAM) website, identifying both available data on early childhood programs and related demographic data. It presents the site's five gates of access used to retrieve data: tabular data; risk factors; all maps; demographic theme maps; and standard reports. Recent data updates and planned additions are also discussed.

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State spotlight: North Carolina's early childhood integrated data system (ECIDS)
Cochenour, Missy, 14 January, 2016
Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics, State Support Team

This webinar discusses North Carolina's early childhood integrated data system (ECIDS), focusing on two key elements: the data request process and the Research Stakeholders Group.

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Working together: Successful strategies to build strong collaborations across early childhood programs
Stanton, Christy, 15 October, 2015
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families

This webinar explores strategies to create productive cross-program partnerships among services for children and families in four tribal communities: White Earth Nation, Minnesota; Pueblo of San Felipe, New Mexico; Choctaw Nation, Oklahoma; and Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Montana. Tribal Home Visiting Program grantees share examples of successful collaboration of partnerships across Head Start and Early Head Start, child care, and home visiting programs in tribal communities within the Tribal Early Learning Initiative (TELI). Presenters discuss key themes which have emerged as part of the TELI which include building deeper relationships, understanding partners' services, effective collaboration, and processes for developing partnerships.

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Integrating early childhood data: What legislators need to know
Lipkowitz, Robyn, 17 September, 2015
Denver, CO: National Conference of State Legislatures.

This webinar examines the effective use of coordinated early care and education data systems, enabling policymakers to improve services in their states. Examples of current strategies using integrated early childhood data in the states of Pennsylvania, Utah, Illinois, and New Jersey are presented.

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ECTA/DaSy System Framework Self-Assessment demonstration
Hebbeler, Kathleen, 18 June, 2015
Chapel Hill, NC: Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center

This webinar provides an overview of the Framework Self-Assessment's features, as well as a demonstration of its use. This Excel-based tool enables states to identify strengths and weaknesses in their systems, address areas for improvement, and measure progress over multiple points in time.

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Untapped potential of comprehensive assessment systems
Caron, Beth, 29 May, 2015
Washington, DC: Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance Program.

This webinar identifies key elements of a comprehensive birth-3rd grade assessment system and the benefits of creating more systematic and comprehensive systems. It provides examples of states' strategies to improve the data collection and use practices related to various federally-funded initiatives. The discussion centers on tools and strategies to support states' implementation efforts, as well as stakeholder challenges. Details of the June 2015 National Working Meeting on Early Learning Assessment are provided.

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Using assessments to improve transitions to kindergarten
Helsel, Fiona, 19 November, 2014
Portland, OR: Regional Educational Laboratory Northwest

This webinar discusses the integration of kindergarten entry assessments (KEAs) into a comprehensive data system, as well as the potential use of KEA data to inform teaching practices. Presenters from North Carolina and Nevada share how their states are designing KEAs as part of a comprehensive B-3 assessment system.

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Supporting state education agencies implementing a birth-third grade approach
Connors-Tadros, Lori, 21 August, 2014
New Brunswick, NJ: Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes

This webinar discusses developments in birth through third grade approaches, focusing on implications for state education agency policies and practice. Featured presenters from Washington State and Massachusetts share their insights and experiences in collaboration and alignment of programs, services, and policies.

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Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive!: Developmental and behavioral screening and support
Kavulic, Christy L., 21 May, 2014
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

This webinar features three presentations on the topic of developmental and behavioral screening and support. The first presentation is an overview of Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive!, an initiative to promote awareness of child development and the importance of early screening, referral, and follow-up. It discusses the coordination of stakeholders and their role in the screening process and relates information on user guides and toolkit resources. The second presentation provides an overview of New York's cross-system outreach campaign in promoting developmental screening. The third presentation discusses Wisconsin's Project LAUNCH, focusing on collaboration with parents/providers to create best practices related to the implementation of the Ages and Stages Questionnaire-3 (ASQ-3).

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Data management: Developing data governance structures
Tout, Kathryn, 06 May, 2013
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.

This webinar reviews essential data governance structures that can be put in place to support the development of data sharing and linking.

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Building state early childhood data systems
Kreader, J. Lee, 10 April, 2011
New York: Child Care & Early Education Research Connections

This webinar contains several presentations on the topic of state early childhood data systems. It includes a presentation outlining the results of a national survey of state progress in the collection and use of longitudinal data to improve student success. It also includes presentations the development of data systems in Maine and Missouri. Lastly, it features a presentation on federal interagency efforts to support early childhood data systems.

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Collaborations in early child care and education
Rous, Beth, 06 April, 2011
Child Care Policy Research Consortium

This webinar contains three presentations on the theme of systems of collaborations in early child care and education. The first describes a logic model for collaborations among state- and policy-level stakeholders. The second describes Maryland's early care and education collaborative framework. The third is a description of the collaboration process behind Philadelphia's Kids Integrated Data System.

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