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Wisconsin's Early Childhood Integrated Data System (ECIDS)

WI ECIDS Overview

In 2011, The State of Wisconsin committed to developing an Early Childhood Integrated Data System (ECIDS) to support regular data exchanges as well as ad hoc research requests.  Early childhood data linkages have been established between the Department of Public Instruction (DPI), the Department of Health Services (DHS) and the Department of Children and Families (DCF).  The WI ECIDS was implemented in December of 2017 and is now available for use by DPI, DCF and DHS personnel. 

To learn more, please take about 10 minutes to watch our overview video!

Wisconsin ECIDS Overview Video:

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Link To ECIDS Overview

Wisconsin's ECIDS Mission Statement:

The use of the ECIDS will result in better outcomes for Wisconsin children, families and communities by providing the participating agencies' (currently DCF, DPI and DHS) internal researchers, content specialists and analysts with cross-departmental information to guide decisions about investing resources in effective, sustainable strategies while maintaining privacy, confidentiality and departmental accountability. 

Please feel free to browse the pages below to learn more about the WI ECIDS. 

WI ECIDS Home Page    |    From EC LDS to ECIDS        

WI ECIDS History:  Race To The Top Grant - ECIDS Build (2013-2017)       

WI ECIDS History:  Feasibility Study (2011-2012)    |    WI ECIDS Resources