Improving Data, Improving Outcomes - September 8 - 10, 2014 - JW Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, LA

OSEP Meetings Agenda

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Special sessions or meetings offered by representatives of the US Department of Education to present important information and communicate directly with meeting participants.

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Monday, September 8

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Pacific Meeting: Submitting IDEA 618 Data to EDFacts (invitation only)
Room: Orleans
Session ID: M14
Presenters:
  • Meredith Miceli (OSEP-RTP);
  • Richelle Davis (OSEP-RTP);
  • Amanda Hoffman (OSEP-RTP);
  • Kelly Worthington (ED-NCES, EDFacts)

This workshop will provide the Pacific Entities with hands-on training with the EDFacts Systems. Workshop participants will review how to submit IDEA Section 618 data files to the EDFacts Submission System (ESS) and how to review the data files for completeness and accuracy using tools in ESS and the EDFacts Reporting System (ERS). This workshop will also include a refresher on how to submit data to EMAPS and data notes to OMB Max.

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Tuesday, September 9

7:45 AM - 8:45 AM

Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive
Room: Rosalie/St. Claude
Session ID: M24
Presenters:
  • Tracie Dickson (OSEP-MSIP)

The HHS and ED have partnered to launch Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive!, a coordinated effort to encourage developmental and behavioral screening and support for children, families, and the providers who care for them. Birth to Five: Watch Me Thrive! will bring communities together around four core missions: (1) Celebrating developmental milestones; (2) Promoting universal developmental and behavioral screening; (3) Identifying possible delays early; and (4) Enhancing developmental support for families.

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New Data Managers Orientation
Room: Maurepas
Session ID: M23
Presenters:
  • Meredith Miceli (OSEP-RTP);
  • Richelle Davis (OSEP-RTP);
  • Amanda Hoffman (OSEP);
  • Kelly Worthington (ED-NCES, EDFacts)

This session is designed to provide new data managers an overview of the submission and review process for the IDEA Section 618 data. OSEP and EDFacts will provide an overview of the how to submit the IDEA Section 618 data to EDFacts; how OSEP reviews the IDEA Section 618 data; how OSEP communicates with IDEA Data Managers; and what resources and technical assistance are available to IDEA Data Managers.

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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

IDEA Section 618 Part C Data Quality
Room: Maurepas
Session ID: M17
Presenters:
  • Meredith Miceli (OSEP-RTP);
  • Richelle Davis (OSEP-RTP);
  • Amanda Hoffman (OSEP-RTP);
  • Kelly Worthington (ED-NCES, EDFacts)

This session is designed to provide Part C Data Managers information on the collection and data quality review of the IDEA Section 618 Part C data collections. OSEP, EDFacts, and PSC will discuss the findings of the data quality review of the 2012-13 Part C IDEA Section 618 data as well as changes to the data submission and review process for the 2013-14 Part C data.

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Wednesday, September 10

12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

OSEP SPP/APR GRADS360 Office Hours
Room: Registration Area
Session ID: M25
Presenters:
  • Becca Walawender (OSEP);
  • Sarah O'Grady (AEM-GRADS 360)

Talk to members of the GRADS360 team about the SPP/APR system that will be launched October 1. You can take a look at a version of the tool and some initial supporting documentation.

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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

IDEA Section 618 Part B Data Quality
Room: Maurepas
Session ID: M18
Presenters:
  • Meredith Miceli (OSEP-RTP);
  • Richelle Davis (OSEP-RTP);
  • Amanda Hoffman (OSEP-RTP);
  • Kelly Worthington (ED-NCES, EDFacts)

This session is designed to provide Part B Data Managers information on the collection and data quality review of the IDEA Section 618 Part B data collections. OSEP, EDFacts, and PSC will discuss the findings of the data quality review of the SY 2012-13 Part B IDEA Section 618 data as well as changes to the data submission and review process for the SY 2013-14 Part B data.

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