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NCES Winter Forum and 22nd Annual Management Information Systems (MIS) Conference "Mountains of Data - Sound Choices"

Description: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), in the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES), sponsored a 2-day meeting of the membership of the National Forum on Education Statistics. It was immediately followed by the 22nd Annual MIS Conference.

The 2009 MIS Conference is a concentrated 3 days of information about best practices, innovative ideas, current issues, and practical how-to advice about management information systems for K-12 education. The MIS Conference brings together the people who work with information collection, management, transmittal, and reporting in school districts and state education agencies.

This year, the MIS Conference offered more than 80 presentations, demonstrations, and workshops conducted by practitioners from K-12 information systems.

Data managers were invited to attend the 22nd Annual MIS Conference in Seattle, Washington and to submit a proposal for presenting a session that would add to the conference’s interest and usefulness. Topics were invited from all sources, but the major focus was on data use, data standards, statewide data systems, and data quality.

Online registration for this conference has closed.
Type: Conferences
Audience: The membership of the National Forum on Education Statistics met Monday and Tuesday. The 22nd Annual MIS Conference occurred Wednesday through Friday noon.
Location: Sheraton Seattle Hotel
1400 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 621-9000
Dates: February 16-20, 2009
Organization: National Center for Education Statistics
Contacts: Forum Meeting:
  Contact Bairu, Ghedam from NCES
MIS Conference:
  Contact Rowland, Renee from NCES
MIS Conference:
  Contact Anderson, Tim from Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Logistics Planning:
  Contact Bebermeyer, Jennifer from Coffey Consulting, LLC at (301) 907-0900