Strategic Plan

Strategy 1.4

Develop an early childhood care and education integrated data system.

1.4.1   Create a governance structure for data integration, and develop guidelines, agreements, and procedures for information sharing that ensure ethical use, data integrity, privacy, and consent.
State agency led tactic.Requires policy changes by elected officials.

1.4.2   Establish a Kansas Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems (ECIDS) Core Group to coordinate the work involved with analyzing data across early childhood care and education programs.
State agency led tactic.Requires policy changes by elected officials.

1.4.3   Collect and analyze information (stories) received from Kansans with lived experiences (program participation, quality, outcomes, and community access) to inform decision-making at the state level.
State agency led tactic.Local individual or small group champions.Statewide and community-level partnerships.

1.4.4   Analyze data to generate an unduplicated count of children receiving early childhood care and education services.
State agency led tactic.

1.4.5   Link appropriate early childhood data to other systems that serve children and families to analyze the long-term impact of early childhood investments.
State agency led tactic.