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IES Conferences, Workshop/Training & Technical Assistance
Summer Forum and 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. It was immediately followed by the annual NCES Data Conference.

The 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 CCD and EDFacts data coordinators. In addition, there were a range of informative sessions targeted toward interests in school finance, building and managing data systems, data standards, and data delivery and use, as well as information about changes in how the U.S. Department of Education collects and uses data.

Online registration for this conference has closed.
On-Site registration is available at the hotel.
Type: Conferences
Audience: The membership of the National Forum on Education Statistics met Monday through Wednesday. The annual NCES Data Conference occurred Wednesday noon through Friday noon.
Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda Hotel
One Bethesda Metro Center
7400 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
Dates: July 27-31, 2009
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