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NCES Winter Forum and 23rd Annual Management Information Systems (MIS) Conference "DESERTech"

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 followed by the 23rd Annual MIS Conference.

The 2010 MIS Conference was 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 brought 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 2010 MIS Conference in Phoenix, Arizona and submitted a proposal to present 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.
Type: Conferences
Audience: The membership of the National Forum on Education Statistics met Monday and Tuesday. The 23rd Annual MIS Conference occurred Wednesday through Friday noon.
Location: Wyndham Phoenix Hotel
50 East Adams Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 333-0000
Dates: March 1-5, 2010
Organization: National Center for Education Statistics
Contacts: Forum Meeting::
  Contact Bairu, Ghedam from NCES
MIS Conference::
  Contact Rowland, Renee from NCES
MIS Conference::
  Contact Houde, Donald from Arizona Department of Education
Logistics Planning::
  Contact Bebermeyer, Jennifer from Coffey Consulting, LLC at (301) 907-0900