Program Planning

Use Data and Evaluation to Inform Decision-Making

Tools and Resources

Data in Head Start and Early Head Start

In this video montage, learn about using data in Early Head Start and Head Start programs. Hear from leaders who share their excitement about how they created a culture that embraces the use of data to inform decision-making.

What Is Quality Data for Programs Serving Infants and Toddlers?

Learn more about what quality data includes. Find out why it is key for programs serving infants and toddlers.

Creating a Culture That Embraces Data Interactive Learning Module

In this interactive learning module, Head Start programs can explore using data to drive decisions. Learn ways to create an organizational culture that embraces data use.

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

Use this interactive learning module to delve deeper into using data. Explore real-world scenarios and build data use skills.

Learning for New Leaders: Leader's Role in Data

In this training module, learn about a program leader’s role in using data. Find out how leaders can foster data-informed decision-making in their programs.

Policies and Regulations

Using data for continuing improvement, 45 CFR § 1302.102(c)

Review this standard to learn how a program should use data to identify strengths and needs, implement plans, and comply with program performance standards.

Topic:Program Planning

Keywords:Use of data

Resource Type: Article

National Centers: Program Management and Fiscal Operations

Last Updated: May 4, 2018