Data Collection

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  • About the Collection: Noncertified Staff Collection

    CSDE uses the Noncertified Staff application to collect para-professional full-time equivalent (FTE) data in nine instructional and eleven non-instructional categories.

  • About the Collection: PSIS

    The Connecticut State Department of Education uses the Public School Information System (PSIS) to collect data regarding student enrollment throughout the state of Connecticut.

  • About the Collection: Restraint & Seclusion Help Site

    The Restraint and Seclusion database collects compliance data that identifies the frequency of use of physical restraint and/or seclusion and specifies whether the use of such seclusion was in accordance with an individualized education program (IEP) or whether the use of physical restraint or seclusion was an emergency.

  • About the Collection: SEDAC

    SEDAC is used to collect data regarding the provision of special education and related services. The data collected is required to provide measurement of each district’s and the state’s compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA).

  • About the Collection: TCS

    The Teacher-Course-Student (TCS) application collects student, teacher and course data. Analyses of TCS data can greatly inform school and district strategists to increase the college and career readiness of all learners. This data allows districts to make informed decisions about the current state of instruction and learning as well as the ways in which both can be improved, monitored and shared.

  • About the Collection: Test Participation Exceptions

    As a result of the administration of the Smarter Balanced Assessments, the NGSS Science Test, including Connecticut Alternate Science (CTAS), the Connecticut Alternate Assessment (CTAA), the Connecticut SAT School Day, and the English Language Proficiency Assessment, there are several data collections that are used to collect instances where a student may apply for a test participation exception.

  • Application Information - CSDE Data Collections

    This site provides in-depth information about each collection managed by the Performance Office of the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE).

  • Certifying Data

    Certification information on Performance Office Data Collection Applications.

  • Data Collection Applications

    List of Performance Office Data Collection Applications with link to Help Sites.

  • Data Privacy and Security

    The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) treats data confidentiality and the privacy of student educational records very seriously. It complies with all federal laws including Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), state statutes, and guidelines to protect confidential data.

  • EdSight

    EdSight is CSDE’s data portal that provides detailed information about schools and districts and offers information on key performance measures that make up Connecticut’s Next Generation Accountability System.

  • FAQ

    FAQ pertaining to Performance Office data collections.

  • Logging In

    Information on how to log into Performance Office Data Collection Applications.

  • SIF Help Site

    This site is dedicated to helping you with SIF.

  • Special Education Data Collections Help Site

    This site is dedicated to helping you understand all the data elements and important processes within each of the data collections associated with special education data.