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IES Conferences, Workshop/Training & Technical Assistance
Summer Forum and Data Conference (STATS-DC 2007)

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. It was immediately followed by the annual NCES Data Conference.

The Data Conference is an opportunity for professional networking, updates on federal and national activites affecting data collection and reporting, and information about the best new approaches in collecting, reporting, and using education statistics. The Conference provided information about changes in how the U.S. Department of Education collects and uses data, and developments in electronic data standards for schools, school districts, and states. There were half-day training sessions for CCD Fiscal and Nonfiscal Data Coordinators, presentations on NCES's survey and assessment programs, and overviews of developing statewide longitudinal data systems.

Pre-registration for the summer meeting of the National Forum on Education Statistics membership (July 23-25) and the STATS-DC 2007 Data Conference (July 25-27), has ended. You may still attend the Data Conference, but you will need to register on site. Please allow yourself extra time to register.

There was no fee to attend this conference.
Type: Conferences
Audience: The membership of the National Forum on Education Statistics met Monday through Wednesday. The annual NCES Data Conference occrred Wednesday noon through Friday noon.
Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 347-3000
Dates: July 23-27, 2007
Organization: National Center for Education Statistics
Contacts: Forum Meeting:
  Contact Bairu, Ghedam from NCES
Data Conference:
  Contact McCrory, Mary from NCES
Logistics Planning:
  Contact Rittenhouse, Susan from Westat at (301) 294-2056