ESIT Data Management System

The federal government requires ESIT to collect information about infants and toddlers, their families and resources in the early intervention system.

ESIT DMS Environment

  • Live system (production environment)
    The production environment is where official data entry occurs for children who are enrolled in ESIT. This system is not for practice or training. The system requires a user name and password. Users who need access should first contact their own agency and/or local lead agency representative.
  • The ESIT DMS Training environment is no longer accessible. Please direct questions related to completion of the T-DMS Modules to the MERIT Service Desk, at For related guidance: ESIT Required Training Programs.

DMS Enhancement Project

ESIT Web Training

ESIT Web School District Training

Training and Technical Support

ESIT DMS Known Issues

ESIT DMS Known Issues August 2023

ACORN Introductory User Training Overview 7.11.2023 (audio only)

Instructions to Access the School District Portal

ESIT.Web School District Portal Q&A

Training Guides and Exercises

Technical Support

There are three ways to seek technical support for DMS:

  • Contact the ESIT Help Desk using the secure email within DMS.
  • Email
  • Call 1.866.482.4325; option 9, then option 2

Annual Performance Report (APR)

SPP/APR ESIT Provider Agency Data Profiles FFY17-21

618 Data Tables (Exit Data, Child Count, Dispute Resolution)

ESIT DMS on Microsoft Edge