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2014 NCES Summer Forum and STATS-DC Data Conference, "Informed Decision-Making, Powered by Data"

Description: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), in the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES), sponsored a 2.5-day meeting of the membership of the National Forum on Education Statistics immediately followed by the 2014 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference.

The 2014 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference is an opportunity for professional networking, updates on federal and national activities affecting data collection and reporting, and information about the best new approaches in collecting, reporting, and using education statistics. The conference included training and business meetings for state Common Core of Data (CCD) and EDFacts data coordinators. There was also a range of informative sessions targeted toward interests in CCD, data collection, data linking beyond K-12, data management, data privacy, data quality, data standards, data use (analytical), data use (instructional), and fiscal data, as well as information about changes in how the U.S. Department of Education collects and uses data.

There was no fee to attend the conference. NCES provided a final agenda packet onsite.
Type: Conferences
Audience: The membership of the National Forum on Education Statistics met Monday through Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. The 2014 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference occurred Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. through Friday at 12:30 p.m.
Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 328-2000
Dates: July 28 - August 1, 2014
Organization: National Center for Education Statistics
Contacts: Summer Forum Meeting:
  Contact Bairu, Ghedam from NCES
STATS-DC Data Conference and Logistics Planning:
  Contact Rowland, Renee from NCES
Sponsors: