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NCES 2012 Summer Forum and 25th Annual STATS-DC 2012 Data Conference

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 25th Annual NCES STATS-DC 2012 Data Conference.

The Summer 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 Summer Data Conference included training and business meetings for state CCD and EDFacts data coordinators. In addition, NCES postsecondary education experts provided sessions increased your knowledge of postsecondary data environments and data systems such as IPEDS. There was also a range of informative sessions targeted toward interests in Common Core of Data (CCD), Common Education Data Standards (CEDS), data collection, data management, data privacy, data dissemination, data linking beyond K-12, data standards, data quality, data usage, growth models, education research, school finance, and Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS).
Type: Conferences
Audience: The membership of the National Forum on Education Statistics met Monday through Wednesday noon. The annual Summer Data Conference will occur Wednesday afternoon through Friday noon.
Location: Mayflower Renaissance Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Dates: July 9-13, 2012
Organization: National Center for Education Statistics
Contacts: Forum Meeting:
  Contact Bairu, Ghedam from NCES
Summer Data Conference and Logistics Planning:
  Contact Rowland, Renee from NCES