In September 2021, the Office of Court Administration and the Children’s Commission executed a contract to support the hiring of a Senior Data Analyst to conduct research and analysis about the benefits and drawbacks of virtual and hybrid hearings. The Senior Data Analyst position was filled in October 2021 and work has begun on the virtual hearings study. A review of CPCMS data for accuracy and fidelity was initiated, court observation and data mapping tools are under development, and surveys for court staff and participants are in progress. The Senior Data Analyst also joined the CPCMS Advisory Board and the Children’s Commission Data Committee.