- Creating a Culture that Embraces Data: Text Version of interactive training module
Use the text version of the interactive module to guide the use of data in decision making in your Head Start or Early Head Start program.
- Data Activities Inventory
The Data Activities Inventory is an inventory that programs and individuals can use to determine their comfort levels with each of the four data activities: prepare, collect, aggregate and analyze, and use and share.
- Data Resources
Data Resources includes two lists of resources related to creating a culture for using data. The first includes Head Start Resources that are available on the Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center (ECLKC) website; the second includes resources that can be found on other websites. Both include descriptions and sources.
- Data in Head Start and Early Head Start: Guide for Users and Trainers
This Guide is designed for users and trainers who want to share the module as part of staff meetings or training events. The PowerPoint Presentation provides an overview of the product.
- Sample Action Plan for QRST Early Head Start and Head Start Programs
This resource is a sample action plan for a goal about improving attendance in a fictional Head Start or Early Head Start program.
- The Planning Cycle
The graphic is a visual representation of a conceptual model of the planning in Head Start and Early Head Start. It includes all of the elements of the planning system, including self-assessment, community assessment, setting goals, developing a plan and budget, implementing the plan, evaluating through ongoing monitoring, and making course corrections into an annual cycle.
- Tips for Embracing Data
Tips for Embracing Data is a Tip Sheet on creating a culture of using data in Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
Voices From the Field
- Plan to Succeed
Watch these video clips to see how the planning cycle comes to life in Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
- Get People on Board
See how Head Start and Early Head Start programs look when staff, governing body, and Policy Council members have been brought on board and have embraced the use of data.
- Dig Into Data
These video clips illustrate how Head Start and Early Head start programs use data to inform important decisions.
- Share and Share Alike
In these video clips, staff, Policy Council, and governing body members talk about how helpful it is to have data presented in easy to understand visual formats and how this has had an impact on their ability to make decisions.
- Celebrate Good Times (Come On!)
See some examples of how sharing data enables all staff members, regardless of their roles, to see how they contribute to reaching all of the program’s goals.
Topic: Program Planning
Keywords:Use of data
National Centers:Program Management and Fiscal Operations
Audience:Directors and Managers
Last Updated: December 9, 2019