Learning for New Leaders
This session focuses on the roles that leaders play in fostering the use of data-driven decision-making in their programs. It clarifies the difference between data and information. The session also describes a coordinated, predicable annual planning cycle and shows how the use of data is integrated into and supports that cycle. Leaders will learn the four sets of data activities: preparing; collecting; aggregating and analyzing; and using and sharing data. Explore the leader’s role in pulling together a variety of data sources to tell a program’s story.
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- Using Data in Head Start and Early Head Start – The Leader's Role
- Using Data in Head Start and Early Head Start – The Leader's Role: Printable PowerPoint
Activities and Handouts
- Data Activities Inventory: Leader's Level
- Data Resources
- 2011-2012 Data Charts
- Key Messages for New Leaders
- Role Cards for Leaders
- Nifty Notes
- Telltale Data
- The Four Data Activities
- Program Planning in Head Start: The Program Planning Cycle
Last Updated: October 1, 2019