The IDC newsletter is a source of timely and practical information about IDEA data and related issues. IDC emails bi-monthly newsletters to members of the IDC listserves. Contact us to request joining our newsletter emailing list.
The newsletter's standing features, such as From the Directors Welcome, Events, and our Good to Know updates, provide the latest information about TA resources and learning opportunities. Our State Liaison Picks feature takes you directly to useful IDC tools and products, and the Data Spotlight feature provides easy data visualization tips.
The IDC newsletter is also a great way to learn from others who share an interest in high-quality IDEA data. The Cross-Center Collaboration feature highlights joint TA efforts between IDC and other centers, and the TA Spotlight focuses on state use of IDC resources and TA.
The January/February 2017 IDC newsletter introduces two animated videos that acquaint audiences with the importance of high-quality IDEA early intervention and special education data. This issue also includes information on IDC’s new Virtual Interactive Meetings and Peer-to-Peer Exchanges, showcases IDC technical assistance using the Part B IDEA 618 Data Processes Toolkit, and tells how IDC and New Hampshire partnered to create a SSIP Learning Collaborative.
The November/December newsletter introduces a new IDC video that highlights the importance of high-quality IDEA data and how those data inform early intervention and special education policy and services. Readers also will find information about IDC’s enhanced Pre-submission Edit Check Tools for IDEA 618 Personnel, Exiting, and Discipline Part B EDFacts Files and learn how IDC technical assistance providers are working with Maine to improve the collection and quality of the state’s 619 data.
The fall edition of the IDC newsletter features tips for effective data visualization and provides an overview of the new Success Gaps Toolkit.
This second issue of the IDC newsletter highlights tools and products that can support the fall IDEA 618 data collections. Readers also will learn how the Colorado special education team worked in partnership with IDC to explore issues of equity within IDEA.
Read the inaugural issue of the IDC newsletter to learn how colleagues in Arkansas have been working with IDC to improve success gaps.