News and Resources

I2D2 was recently featured in a case study sponsored by the Administration for Children and Families as part of a national effort to advance the use of administrative data for program evaluation and cross-systems improvement. The report includes lessons learned and recommendations from I2D2 development, from...

I2D2 Directors Heather Rouse and Cassandra Dorius presented at Iowa State University's Research Day 2022 held by the Office of the Vice President for Research. View their lightening presentation on Integrating People and Data to Advance Collaborative Decision-Making ...

I2D2 presented at the annual "What's Happening in Early Childhood in Iowa?" meeting to legislators,  ECI State Board members, ECI Area Board members, early childhood programs and service providers. This presentation focused on how I2D2 is providing data which can be used to guide program...

I2D2 was featured in the winter 2022 issue of Kansas Child magazine for Dr. Rouse's work with AISP partners developing a framework to analyze the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young children. This framework considers the impact of imbedded stressors caused by housing, health,...

I2D2 is looking for a postdoctoral research associate to join our team. The Postdoctoral Researcher will work on projects funded by the US Departments of Health and Human Services and Education and state of Iowa Departments of Public Health and Management focused on policy-relevant research in...

Co-Director Cassandra Dorius and Assistant Director of Data and Analytics Todd Abraham were recently awarded the Interdisciplinary Team Research Award by Iowa State University. The award recognizes an interdisciplinary team of two or more faculty researchers with outstanding achievements who have made a significant contribution to...

I2D2 has released a new data brief on the impact of birth risks on home visiting enrollment and program outcomes. Find the brief here. ...

I2D2 has released a new data brief on Themes in Iowa's Child Care Conversation. This brief details challenges faced by early childhood care facilities regarding staffing and facilities. See the full brief here....