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IES Conferences, Workshop/Training & Technical Assistance
Using ELS:2002 for Research and Policy Discussion (ELS - I Training August 2010)

Description: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, will sponsor two 2 1/2-day advanced studies seminars on the use of longitudinal education databases for research and policy studies in 2010. Both seminars - this one in August and another in September - will cover the same material, focusing specifically on the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002) database. The design of this study permits the examination of education, work, and the socialization of youth in the United States, and the influences of schools, teachers, community, family, and colleges in promoting growth and positive outcomes.
Type: Workshop/Training & Technical Assistance
Audience: This seminar is open to researchers, education practitioners, and policy analysts from state and local education agencies and professional associations, as well as advanced graduate students and faculty members from colleges and universities nationwide. Please note that this seminar's content is the same as the August seminar.
Location: The Department of Education headquarters Training and Development Center (TDC)
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202
Dates: August 9-11, 2010
Organization: National Center for Education Statistics
Contacts:   Contact Jackson, Patricia from Synergy Enterprises, Inc. at (240) 485-1700, Fax (240) 485-1709