Collecting Data

Programs can collect data on a variety of topics to track quality and efficacy. Learn how program goals determine what tools to use to track child development and parent–child interaction, for example.

Using and Sharing Data

These tip sheets offer common uses of education data in Head Start and Early Head Start. Learn ways to use and share data to tell a program’s story.

Leader’s Role in Data

Explore the leader’s role in pulling together a variety of data sources to tell a program’s story.

Data in Head Start and Early Head Start: Digging Into Data

Do you sometimes wonder how you can use your program's data  to decide on new priorities? Are you frequently stumped by questions from  governing body or Policy Council members about program activities? Do you get  easily overwhelmed by the statistics in reports from your information  management system? Do you wonder how you can better use your annual report and  presentations in the community to tell your program's story?  If you answered yes to any of these  questions, this interactive training module is for you.

Measuring What Matters

Using data to track family and program progress is an essential part of strengthening parent, family, and community engagement (PFCE). Explore this three-part webinar series from the National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (NCPFCE) to learn how programs can use data to track progress toward expected family outcomes and to make program improvements.