- 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: PresentationsOSEP Updates
This session featured updates from OSEP on topics such as the 2019 budget, Education Department strategic plan, Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District, Results Driven Accountability, and other topics of interest.
Format: PresentationsBuilding a Culture of High-Quality Part B Data – Tennessee and Washington
This session highlighted Tennessee and Washington as presenters and told their states' stories of how they have created a culture of high-quality data.
Format: PresentationsBuilding a Culture of High-Quality Part B Data – Florida and New Jersey
This session highlighted Florida and New Jersey as presenters. They told their states' stories of how they have created a culture of high-quality data.
Format: PresentationsPutting Data to Work: Using IDEA Data With Stakeholders
This workshop gave participants the opportunity to practice applying the IDC Data Meeting Protocol to engage diverse groups and stakeholders in data discussions and decisionmaking. Facilitated discussions allowed participants to try out strategies for planning, meeting, and following up on group data use.
Format: PresentationsWhat’s the Use? Using Your IDEA Data for Decisionmaking
During this session, the presenters walked participants through a structured process for guiding conversations using data and making data-informed decisions. The presenter demonstrated the flexible use of IDC’s Data Meeting Protocol across a variety of data and with diverse groups and stakeholders.