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Summer Forum and STATS-DC 2011 Data Conference (STATS-DC 2011)

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. This was followed by the annual NCES Data Conference.

The Data Conference was 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 CCD and EDFacts data coordinators. In addition, there were a range of informative sessions targeted toward interests in "101" introductory sessions, data collection and management, data dissemination, data linking beyond K-12, data privacy, data standards/quality, data usage, and finance.
Type: Conferences
Audience: The membership of the National Forum on Education Statistics met Monday through Wednesday noon. The annual NCES Data Conference occurred Wednesday afternoon through Friday noon.
Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda Hotel
One Bethesda Metro Center
7400 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
Dates: July 25-29, 2011
Organization: National Center for Education Statistics
Contacts: Forum Meeting:
  Contact Bairu, Ghedam from NCES
Data Conference:
  Contact Rowland, Renee from NCES
Logistics Planning:
  Contact Bebermeyer, Jennifer from Coffey Consulting, LLC at (301) 907-0900
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