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- Discussions on technical and policy issues related to the collection, maintenance, and use of education data for education researchers, policymakers, and data system managers from all levels of government who want to share innovations in the design and implementation of education data collections and information systems;
- Informative sessions on the CCD, data collection, data linking beyond K-12, data management, data privacy, data quality, data standards, data use (analytical), data use (instructional), fiscal data, SLDS, and changes in how the U.S. Department of Education collects and uses data; and
- Updates on federal and state activities affecting data collection and reporting, with a focus on information about the best new approaches in collecting, reporting, and using education statistics.
Format: Presentations2019 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference
Highlights of the conference included
Format: Presentations2019 OSEP Leadership Conference
The OSEP Leadership Conference enhanced leadership roles through by providing the opportunity to hear from experts in the field and to learn about evidence-based practices that support participants’ ability to improve results for infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities and their families.
Format: Presentations618 Data—What’s That? Getting to Know Your 618 Data
Have you heard these terms 618, 616, EDFacts, EMAPS, file specifications, OMB-MAX, GRADS360, Data Quality Reports? Do you understand what they are referencing? Do you want to gain a higher knowledge of these terms? Participants in this presentation learned more about IDEA data reporting requirements in relation to the 618 data collections. They also learned about data quality considerations and tools states can use when going through the data collecting and reporting procedures.
Format: PresentationsA Critical Look at SSIP Phase III Reporting
This workshop provided an opportunity for participants to critique and discuss sample SSIP report excerpts. Guided table discussions focused on identifying strengths and ways to improve the presentation of data for a robust and succinct SSIP. States had an opportunity to develop action steps for completing their SSIP Phase III Year 2 report.
Format: PresentationsA Guide to SSIP Evaluation Planning Presentation
This presentation provides an introduction to the SSIP evaluation process and an overview of key steps in planning an SSIP Evaluation. The presentation references a set of worksheets that can be used to facilitate the planning process. More information on each step, along with its corresponding worksheets, can be found in the TA document, A Guide to SSIP Evaluation Planning.
Format: PresentationsA Review of State Approaches to IDEA Reporting Coordinated Early Intervening Service (CEIS)
IDEA allows, and sometimes requires, LEAs to use funds provided under Part B of IDEA for CEIS for students who are not receiving special education services. There are multiple data collection and reporting requirements associated with the use of these funds for CEIS. IDC staff review how a diverse subset of states and their LEAs are working to meet those requirements. Both aggregate and student-level reporting approaches are reviewed.
Format: PresentationsA Review of State Approaches to IDEA Reporting of Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS)
IDEA allows, and sometimes requires, LEAs to use funds provided under IDEA Part B for CEIS students not identified for and receiving special education and related services. There are multiple data collection and reporting requirements associated with use of these funds for CEIS. IDC staff reviewed and led a discussion on how a diverse subset of states and their LEAs are working to meet those requirements.