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Forum Annual Report 2004-05


National Cooperative Education Statistics System
National Forum on Education Statistics

Summary
2004-2005

Officers

Chairperson: Blair Loudat, North Clackamas Schools, Oregon
Vice-Chair: Bill Smith, Sioux Falls School District, South Dakota
Past Chair: Bethann Canada, Virginia Department of Education

Standing Committees

National Education Statistics Agenda Committee (NESAC)
Chair: Brad James, Vermont Department of Education
Vice-Chair: David Uhlig, Charlottesville City Public Schools, Virginia

Policies, Programs and Implementation (PPI)
Chair: Nancy Resch, New Jersey Department of Education
Vice-Chair: Susan VanGorden, Lakota Local School District, Ohio

Technology, Dissemination & Communication (TD&C)
Chair: Derrick Lindsay, Mississippi Department of Education
Vice-Chair: Bertha Doar, Rockwood School District, Missouri

Publications

Forum Guide to Education Indicators, July 2005
Steven King, Chair, Wyoming Department of Education
Lavan Dukes, Florida Department of Education
Bobby Franklin, Louisiana Department of Education
Lee Hoffman, National Center for Education Statistics
Pam Homan, Sioux Falls School District, South Dakota
Sherrill Martinez, Kansas State Department of Education
Glenn McClain, Platte Valley School District, Weld RE-7, Colorado
Deborah Newby, Council of Chief State School Officers
Peter Prowda, Connecticut State Department of Education
David Weinberger, Yonkers Public Schools, New York
Lonnie Yingst, Great Falls Public Schools, Montana
Consultant: Tom Szuba, Quality Information Partners
Project Officer: Ghedam Bairu, National Center for Education Statistics

Forum Unified Education Technology Suite, January 2005
Members, Development Team
Gerald Malitz, National Center for Education Statistics
Andy Rogers, Education Statistics Services Institute
Tom Szuba, Quality Information Partners
Raymond Yeagley, Rochester School Department, New Hampshire

Forum Guide to Building a Culture of Quality Data: A School and District Resource, November 2004
Members, Data Quality Task Force
Blair Loudat, Chair, North Clackamas Schools, Oregon
Annette Barwick, Hillsborough County School District, Florida
Bethann Canada, Virginia Department of Education
Bill Smith, Sioux Falls School District, South Dakota
Susan VanGorden, Lakota Local School District, Ohio
Consultant: Andy Rogers, Education Statistics Services Institute
Project Officer: Ghedam Bairu, National Center for Education Statistics

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Current Task Forces/Workgroup

Core Finance Data Task Force:
Linda Champion, Chair, Florida Department of Education
James Christman, Pittsburg State University
Matthew Cohen, Ohio Department of Education
Lavan Dukes, Florida Department of Education
Dori Nielson, Education Consultant
Catherine Sielke, University of Georgia
Consultant: Steven Honegger, American Institutes for Research
Project Officer: Frank Johnson, National Center for Education Statistics

Data Quality Curriculum Task Force:
Bruce Dacey, Delaware Department of Education
Ronald Danforth, New York State Education Department
Mary Gervase, Blaine County School District, Idaho
Kenneth Gu, Rhode Island Department of Education
Roy Herrold, Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, Pennsylvania
John Kennedy, Maine Department of Education
Blair Loudat, North Clackamas Schools, Oregon
Judy Newman, Sumter County School District Two, South Carolina
Lee Tack, Iowa Department of Education
Susan VanGorden, Lakota Local School District, Ohio
LeVette Williams, Georgia Department of Education
Consultant: Michael Derman, Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, Pennsylvania
Consultant: Kathleen Hummel, Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, Pennsylvania
Project Officer: Ghedam Bairu, National Center for Education Statistics

Decision Support System Literacy Task Force:
Tom Ogle, Co-Chair, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Raymond Yeagley, Co-Chair, Rochester School Department, New Hampshire
Bertha Doar, Rockwood School District, Missouri
Bethann Canada, Virginia Department of Education
Patricia Eiland, Alabama State Department of Education
Tom Purwin, Jersey City Public Schools, New Jersey
Lee Rabbitt, Bristol Warren Regional School District, Rhode Island
Consultant: Andy Rogers, Education Statistics Services Institute
Project Officer: Ghedam Bairu, National Center for Education Statistics

Exit Codes Task Force:
Wesley Bruce, Chair, Indiana Department of Education
Roth Aymond, Louisiana Department of Education
Christopher Chapman, National Center for Education Statistics
Robert Curtin, Massachusetts Department of Education
Roberta Garrison-Mogren, Westat
Martha Haynes, Florida Department of Education
Judith Holt, U.S. Department of Education
Steven King, Wyoming Department of Education
Bunny Mack, South Carolina Department of Education
Craig Neuenswander, Unified School District 257, Kansas
Deborah Newby, Council of Chief State School Officers
Mary Pat Olsen, Minnesota Department of Education
Madalyn Quinlan, Montana Office of Public Instruction
Gerard Rainville, Education Statistics Services Institute
Celia Sims, U.S. Department of Education
Consultant: Tolani Adeboye, Council of Chief State School Officers
Project Officer: Lee Hoffman, National Center for Education Statistics

Virtual Education/Distance Learning Task Force:
Derrick Lindsay, Co-Chair, Mississippi Department of Education
Blair Loudat, Co-Chair, North Clackamas Schools, Oregon
Larry Fruth, Schools Interoperability Framework Association
Elizabeth Glowa, Maryland State Department of Education
Marilyn Grunewald, Franklin Central Supervisory Union, Vermont
Myrna Holgate, Idaho Department of Education
Brad James, Vermont Department of Education
John Kennedy, Maine Department of Education
Mike Matukaitis, Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, Pennsylvania
Stephen Sanders, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Steve Smith, Waterville Public Schools, Maine
Mary Ann Wolf, State Education Technology Directors Association
Consultant: Tom Szuba, Quality Information Partners
Project Officer: Ghedam Bairu, National Center for Education Statistics

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Special Task Order Awards 2004

New Hampshire: Data Standardization—Definition and Process Documentation
Wisconsin: Integrating Data Collections with Instructional Outcomes
Washington: Special Education Collection and Reporting Project
Pennsylvania: Data Dictionary Crosswalk to NCES Handbooks and SIF Objects
Utah: Population of the Consolidated Utah Student Achievement Plan (CUSAP)

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Additional Accomplishments

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