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2019 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference, "Providing Evidence to Drive Education"


The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), in the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES), will sponsor the 2019 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference.

The 2019 NCES STATS-DC 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 will include training and business meetings for state Common Core of Data (CCD) and EDFacts data coordinators. There will also be a range of informative sessions targeted toward interests in CCD, data collection, data linking beyond K-12, data management, data privacy, data quality, data standards, data use (analytical), data use (instructional), fiscal data, and Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS) as well as information about changes in how the U.S. Department of Education collects and uses data.

NCES is currently accepting proposals for concurrent session presentations and exhibitors through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019.  Registration for the conference will open in May.

NOTE: NCES is limiting its acceptance of concurrent session presentation proposals from individuals to three—please submit them in priority order. NCES will review proposal(s) in the order in which they are received. Any concerns with this policy can be sent to Patrick Keaton, NCES STATS-DC Data Conference Manager, at

If you wish to submit multiple proposals for the 2019 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference, you must complete the proposal submission form for each one.

There is no fee to attend the conference. NCES will provide a final agenda at-a-glance onsite. Check this website in the weeks prior to the 2019 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference for a preliminary concurrent session schedule. Conference updates will be sent to the e-mail address provided.

Type: Conferences
Audience: The 2019 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference will occur July 24 – 26.
Location: Washington, DC
Applicants will be sent information about meeting and lodging arrangements.
Dates: July 24-26, 2019
Organization: National Center for Education Statistics