The Data Impact & Leadership portfolio centers on:
- Strengthening state- and community-level data capacity and systems
- Delivering integrated data through tools for practitioners, policymakers, and youth
- Engaging with communities to utilize quantitative and qualitative data and evidence to inform pathways and transitions into postsecondary; and establishing evaluation frameworks to assess and improve policy and program implementation
Launched in 2022, the Chicago Early Childhood Integrated Data System (CECIDS) is integrating data across systems and programs to enable creation of more timely and actionable data analyses and products that serve families, program administrators, funders, advocates and policymakers.
Since 2016, EdSystems has provided the Great Lakes College and Career Pathways Partnership with strategic expertise and technical assistance.
The Cradle to Career Community Dashboard assesses progress towards the Illinois 60 by 25 Network goal of 60% of Illinois adults having a high-quality postsecondary credential by the year 2025.
In support of the OneGoal team and their Postsecondary Leadership Series, the EdSystems team is providing two primary services: capacity-building for OneGoal staff and advising for partner-facing content relating to college and career pathways, early college credit, transitional instruction, work-based learning, and data.