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Staff Assignment (staffAssignment)


Definitions

Source: Handbooks
A specific group of activities for which a staff member has been given responsibility.


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Attributes

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Activity Code

Activity Code

Source: Handbooks
A unique number or alphanumeric code used to identify the co-curricular or extra-curricular activity that is offered at the education institution.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Activity Description

Activity Description

Source: Handbooks
The description of a particular co-curricular or extra-curricular activity in which the individual is involved.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Activity Involvement Beginning Date

Activity Involvement Beginning Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which the individual began to participate in the activity.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Activity Involvement Ending Date

Activity Involvement Ending Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which the individual ceased to participate in the activity.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Activity Level

Activity Level

Source: Handbooks
A description of the separation of level in the activity.

Code Set:

  • Freshman - N/A
  • Honors - N/A
  • Intramural - N/A
  • Junior - N/A
  • Junior Varsity - N/A
  • + 4 More Codes...
Activity Title

Activity Title

Source: Handbooks
The title that identifies a particular co-curricular or extra-curricular activity.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Activity Type

Activity Type

Source: Handbooks
The type of co-curricular or extra-curricular activity.

Code Set:

  • 4 H - N/A
  • Academic team/knowledge bowl - N/A
  • Archery - N/A
  • Art and graphic design - N/A
  • Art club - N/A
  • + 95 More Codes...
Address Type

Address Type (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The type of address listed for an individual or organization.

Code Set:

  • Mailing address - N/A
  • Shipping address - N/A
  • Physical location address - N/A
  • Other home address - N/A
  • Employer's address - N/A
  • + 2 More Codes...
Adult/Continuing Education Program Type

Adult/Continuing Education Program Type

Source: Handbooks
The types of program of instruction provided by an adult/continuing education instructional organization for adults and youth beyond the age of compulsory school attendance.

Code Set:

  • Adult basic education - A program which provides learning experiences concerned with providing the fundamentals to adults who have never attended school or who have not completed formal schooling. These individuals need knowledge and skills to raise their level of education to increase self confidence and/or self determination, to prepare for an occupation, and to function more responsibly as citizens in a democracy.
  • Adult English as a second language - A program which provides learning experiences for adults with a non English background to develop the English language skills necessary to successfully participate in an English speaking environment.
  • Advanced adult basic education - A program which provides learning experiences designed to develop the knowledge, skills, understanding, attitudes, and behavioral characteristics considered to be needed by adults who may or may not have completed formal schooling. These individuals have accepted adult roles and responsibilities and are preparing for postsecondary careers and/or postsecondary education programs.
  • General Educational Development (GED) preparation - A program which provides learning experiences designed to develop the knowledge, skills, and understanding required for the successful completion of the Test of General Educational Development (GED).
  • Life enrichment - A program which provides learning experiences offering skills, knowledge, and understanding designed primarily for enjoyment without regard to a vocation.
  • + 6 More Codes...
Age Group Taught (Special Education)

Age Group Taught (Special Education)

Source: NEDM
The grouping of student ages for whom the Special Education teacher is responsible.

Code Set:

  • Ages 3 through 5 - N/A
  • Ages 6 through 21 - N/A
Amount of Activity Involvement

Amount of Activity Involvement

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the degree to which the individual is involved in the activity (e.g., number of hours per week).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Assignment Description

Assignment Description

Source: Handbooks
Further description of a staff assignment that fully defines the activity, as necessary. For example, a "teacher" assignment would be defined in terms of the grade levels taught or the types of duties involved (e.g., lead teacher for a class of third graders).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Bilingual Education Program Type

Bilingual Education Program Type

Source: Handbooks
The types of program of instruction and services that uses more than one language to teach a content area. Students served by this program may or may not be proficient in English.

Code Set:

  • Curriculum content in native language - A program in which instruction and academic content are taught in a student's native, non English language.
  • Developmental bilingual education - A program in which students with the same non English language background receive language arts and content area instruction in both the student's native language and English.
  • Native language support - A program in which reading is initially taught in both the students' non English home language and their second language (English) until their English is proficient enough for them to participate successfully in a regular classroom. Use of the non English home language is phased out as regular English instruction is gradually phased in. This is also known as transitional bilingual education.
  • Other - N/A
  • Two way bilingual education - A program in which native English speaking and non native English speaking students are placed together to receive language arts and content area instruction in English and another non English language.
Building/Site Number

Building/Site Number (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The number of the building on the site, if more than one building shares the same address.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Children Service

Children Service

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the children an employee serves in current employment.

Code Set:

  • Children in other age groups with disabilities - N/A
  • Children in other age groups without disabilities - N/A
  • Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities - Individuals from birth through age 2 who need early intervention services because they, 1) are experiencing developmental delays, as measured by appropriate diagnostic instruments and procedures, in one or more of the following areas: a. Cognitive development; b. Physical development, including vision and hearing; c. Communication development; d. Social or emotional development; e. Adaptive development; or, 2) have a diagnosed physical or mental condition that has a high probability of resulting in developmental delay. The term may also include, at a state's discretion, children from birth through age 2 who are at risk of having substantial developmental delays if early intervention services are not provided.
  • Infants and toddlers without disabilities - N/A
  • None - N/A
  • + 3 More Codes...
City

City (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The name of the city in which an address is located.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Community Services Program Type

Community Services Program Type

Source: Handbooks
The types of program of activities which are not directly related to the provision of educational services in a school system. These include services provided to the community as a whole or some segment of the community.

Code Set:

  • Civic services - A program of activities concerned with providing services to civic affairs or organizations. This includes services to parent teacher association meetings, public forums, lectures, and civil defense planning.
  • Community recreation - A program of activities concerned with providing recreation for the community as a whole, or for some segment of the community. This includes such staff activities as organizing and supervising playgrounds, swimming pools, and similar programs.
  • Coordination of casework - A program of activities designed to manage the counsel and aid given to individuals and families requiring assistance of social service agencies.
  • Custody and child care services - A program of activities pertaining to the provision of programs for the custodial care of children in residential day schools, or child care centers which are not part of, or directly related to, the instructional program, and where the attendance of the children is not included in the attendance figures for the school or school system.
  • Other - N/A
  • + 3 More Codes...
Country Code

Country Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The unique two digit International Organization for Standardization (ISO) code for the country in which an address is located. (Note: A list of countries and codes is currently maintained and updated by the ISO as ISO 3166 on its website: http://www.iso.org/iso/en/prods-services/iso3166ma/index.html.)

Code Set:

County FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code

County FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) numeric code for the county issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Counties are considered to be the `first-order subdivisions` of each State and statistically equivalent entity, regardless of their local designations (county, parish, borough, etc.). Counties in different States will have the same code. A unique county number is created when combined with the 2-digit FIPS State Code.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
  • 01001 - Autauga
  • 01003 - Baldwin
  • 01005 - Barbour
  • 01007 - Bibb
  • + 3277 More Codes...
Course Code

Course Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The actual code that identifies the organization of subject matter and related learning experiences provided for the instruction of students.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Course Code System

Course Code System (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
A system that is used to identify the organization of subject matter and related learning experiences provided for the instruction of students.

Code Set:

  • Other - N/A
  • Intermediate - Intermediate agency course code
  • LEA - LEA course code
  • NCES - NCES Pilot Standard National Course Classification System for Secondary Education Codes
  • SCED - School Codes for the Exchange of Data (SCED) course code
  • + 3 More Codes...
Course Level Characteristic

Course Level Characteristic

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the general nature and difficulty of instruction provided throughout a course.

Code Set:

  • Accepted as a high school equivalent - A secondary-level course offered at an education institution other than a secondary school (such as adult learning center or a community college) or through correspondence or distance learning.
  • Advanced placement course - An advanced, college-level course designed for students who achieve a specified level of academic performance. Upon successful completion of the course and a standardized Advanced Placement examination, a student may receive college credit.
  • Basic course - A course focusing primarily on skills development, including literacy in language, mathematics, life and physical sciences, and social sciences and history.
  • College-level course - A course, often taken at or in conjunction with a postsecondary institution, which contains instruction equivalent to a college-level course and for which a student may get college credit(s).
  • English Language Learner (ELL) course - An instruction course in which a limited English proficient child is paced for the purpose of developing and attaining English proficiency, while meeting challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards, as required by section 1111(b)(1); and that may make instructional use of both English and a child''s native language to enable the child to develop and attain English proficiency, and may include the participation of English proficient children if such course is designed to enable all participating children to become proficient in English and a second language.
  • + 8 More Codes...
Course Title

Course Title (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The descriptive name given to a course of study offered in a school or other institution or organization. In departmentalized classes at the elementary, secondary, and postsecondary levels (and for staff development activities), this refers to the name by which a course is identified (e.g., American History, English III). For elementary and other non-departmentalized classes, it refers to any portion of the instruction for which a grade or report is assigned (e.g., reading, composition, spelling, and language arts).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Crafts and Trades Job Classification

Crafts and Trades Job Classification

Source: Handbooks
A general job classification that describes staff that performs tasks requiring high manual skill level which is acquired through on-the-job training and experience or through apprenticeship or other formal training programs. This assignment requires considerable judgment and a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of the processes involved in the work.

Code Set:

  • Brick mason - Works with brick and similar materials in the construction, erection, and reparation of structures and fixtures.
  • Carpenter - Constructs, erects, installs, and repairs wooden structures and fixtures.
  • Cement mason - Works with cement and similar materials in the construction, erection, and reparation of structures and fixtures.
  • Electrician - Plans, layouts, installs, and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment.
  • HVAC mechanic - Services heating units, ventilation systems and air conditioners in buildings.
  • + 8 More Codes...
Early Intervention Caseload

Early Intervention Caseload

Source: Handbooks
The number of children ages birth-three for whom an employee provides services.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Early Intervention Service Location

Early Intervention Service Location

Source: Handbooks
The type of location at which Early Intervention instruction or service takes place.

Code Set:

  • Ambulatory care center - N/A
  • Child care - N/A
  • Community facility - A building or site belonging to the community and used by an education institution.
  • Early intervention classroom/center - An organized program of at least one hour in duration provided on a regular basis for a group of children; the program is usually directed toward the facilitation of several developmental areas.
  • Home - N/A
  • + 8 More Codes...
Education Staff Classification

Education Staff Classification

Source: Handbooks
Titles of employment, official status, or rank of education staff.

Code Set:

  • All Other Support Staff - Support staff not reported in instructional or student support. Other support staff includes employees such as data processing, health, plant and equipment maintenance, bus drivers, security, and food service workers.
  • Elementary Teachers - Teachers of general level instruction classified by state and local practice as elementary and composed of any span of grades not above grade 8.
  • Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors to the Staff - Staff supervising instructional programs at the school district or sub-district level including curriculum coordinators or supervisors; in-service training staff; Title I supervisors; home economics supervisors; educational television staff; coordinators and supervisors of audiovisual services; and staff engaged in development of computer-assisted instruction.
  • Kindergarten Teachers - Teachers of a group or class that is part of a public school program and is taught during the year preceding the first grade.
  • LEA Administrative Support Staff - Staff members who provide direct support to LEA administrators, business office support, data processing, secretarial and other clerical staff.
  • + 11 More Codes...
Essential Personnel Identifier

Essential Personnel Identifier

Source: Handbooks
An indication as to whether an individual is considered by his or her employer to have job assignments essential during an emergency situation necessitating that his or her attendance at work is required regardless of any liberal leave or emergency administrative leave announcement.

Code Set:

  • Essential - N/A
  • Non-essential - N/A
Facility Type

Facility Type (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The functional or organizational classification of a function of a facility.

Code Set:

  • Other - N/A
  • Correction or detention facility - A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention.
  • Religious facility - A building or site that belongs to a religious organization and used by an education institution.
  • Business facility - A building or site that belongs to a business.
  • Administrative office - A building or site used to house offices to support activities concerned with the overall business/management, planning, and evaluation of an education agency or school.
  • + 9 More Codes...
Full-time Equivalency (FTE)

Full-time Equivalency (FTE)

Source: Handbooks
The ratio between the hours of work expected in a position and the hours of work normally expected in a full-time position in the same setting.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Full-time Status

Full-time Status

Source: Handbooks
An indication of whether an individual is employed for a standard number of hours (as determined by civil or organizational policies) in a week, month, or other period of time.

Code Set:

  • Full-time employment - N/A
  • Part-time employment - N/A
Function Type

Function Type

Source: Handbooks
The purpose of the program activities to which an individual is assigned as related to students. (Note: Refer to the Financial Accounting Handbook for Local and State School System 2003 for updated function codes at http://www.nces.ed.gov/pubs2004/h2r2/ch_6_4.asp#1).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Highly Qualified Teacher Status

Highly Qualified Teacher Status

Source: Handbooks
An indication that the teacher has been determined highly qualified based on assignment.

Code Set:

  • Locally designated - N/A
  • State designated - N/A
Identification Code

Identification Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
A unique number or alphanumeric code assigned to a space, room, site, building, individual, organization, program, or institution by a school, school system, a state, or other agency or entity.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Itinerant Teacher

Itinerant Teacher

Source: Handbooks
An indication of whether a teacher provides instruction in more than one instructional site.

Code Set:

  • No - N/A
  • Yes - N/A
Job Classification

Job Classification

Source: Handbooks
A description of the specific group of duties and responsibilities of a position.

Code Set:

  • Crafts and trades - Performs tasks requiring high manual skill level which is acquired through on the job training and experience or through apprenticeship or other formal training programs. This assignment requires considerable judgment and a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of the processes involved in the work.
  • Laborer - Performs tasks requiring some manual skills which can be conducted with no special training. This includes individuals performing lifting, digging, mixing, loading, and pulling operations.
  • Office/clerical/administrative support - Performs the activities of preparing, transferring, transcribing, systematizing, or preserving communications, records, and transactions.
  • Official-administrative - Performs management activities that require developing broad policies and executing those policies through direction of individuals at all levels. This includes high level administrative activities performed directly for policy makers.
  • Operative - Performs tasks requiring an intermediate level manual skills which can be mastered in a few weeks through limited training to operate machines. This includes bus drivers and vehicle operators.
  • + 6 More Codes...
Laborer Job Classification

Laborer Job Classification

Source: Handbooks
A general job classification that describes staff that performs tasks requiring some manual skills which can be conducted with no special training. This includes individuals performing lifting, digging, mixing, loading, and pulling operations.

Code Set:

  • Construction laborer - Performs any combination of duties on construction projects, usually working in utility capacity, by transferring from one task to another. Duties include measuring distances from grade stakes, signaling operators of construction equipment, and mixing concrete.
  • Freight, stock, and materials handlers - Loads, unloads, and moves freight, stock, and other materials manually or with equipment that does not require technical skill to operate (e.g., wheel barrows, conveyor belts, etc).
  • Garage/parking lot attendant - Patrols and monitors parking areas to prevent thefts of and from parked automobiles and collects parking fees from drivers.
  • Garbage collector - Collects refuse in designated areas. May drive a truck and operate hoisting device that raises refuse bin into the opening of the truck body.
  • Gardener - Works a plot of ground where herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables are cultivated.
  • + 3 More Codes...
Language of Instruction

Language of Instruction

Source: Handbooks
The language that is used for presenting the instructional materials.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Meal Service Transaction Date

Meal Service Transaction Date

Source: NULL

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Medium of Instruction

Medium of Instruction

Source: Handbooks
The media through which teachers provide instruction to students and students and teachers communicate about instructional matters.

Code Set:

  • Center-based instruction - Instruction provided through a set of self-teaching materials generally focused on a single objective completed by a student or group of students in a specified location usually inside the classroom.
  • Correspondence instruction - Instruction which provides for the systematic exchange of materials between teacher and student by mail.
  • Face-to-face instruction - Instruction by one or more teachers physically present (e.g., by a single teacher or by a team of two or more teachers).
  • Independent study - Self-study, under the guidance of one or more teachers and involving a variety of resources both inside and outside of the classroom, in which the student has a role in selecting what is studied.
  • Internship - Instruction provided through direct supervised participation in an occupation in which the student gains practical work-related experience.
  • + 3 More Codes...
Name of Country

Name of Country (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The name of the country in which an address is located.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Name of County

Name of County (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The name of the county, parish, borough, or comparable unit (within a state) in which an address is located.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Name of Institution

Name of Institution (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The full legally accepted name of the institution.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Name of State

Name of State (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The name of the state (within the United States) or outlying area in which an address is located.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Number of Days Absent

Number of Days Absent

Source: Handbooks
The number of days an individual is absent when school is in session during a given reporting period.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Number of Days in Attendance

Number of Days in Attendance

Source: Handbooks
The number of days an individual is present when school is in session during a given reporting period.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Number of Hours in School Day

Number of Hours in School Day

Source: Handbooks
The number of hours (or portion of hours) in the day in which the school is normally in session.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Number of Students in Class

Number of Students in Class

Source: Handbooks
The number of students for the classroom for which the individual is responsible for providing learning experiences and care during a particular time period or in a given discipline.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Number of Tardies

Number of Tardies

Source: Handbooks
The number of instances an individual is late during a given reporting period.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Number of Tardies

Number of Tardies

Source: Handbooks
The number of instances an individual is late during a given reporting period.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Office/Clerical/Administrative Support Job Classification

Office/Clerical/Administrative Support Job Classification

Source: Handbooks
A general job classification that describes staff that performs the activities of preparing, transferring, transcribing, systematizing, or preserving communications, records, and transactions.

Code Set:

  • Audiometrist - Administers audiometric (hearing acuity) screening tests while under the direction and responsibility of an audiologist or physician.
  • Bookkeeping/accounting/auditing clerk - Keeps a systematic record of accounts or transactions and prepares statements reflecting those activities.
  • Cashier - Collects and records payments received for items purchased.
  • Computer operator - Operates computer and peripheral equipment to process data by entering commands using a keyboard or computer terminal.
  • Computer technician - Installs and maintains computer hard and software equipment.
  • + 28 More Codes...
Official-Administrative Job Classification

Official-Administrative Job Classification

Source: Handbooks
A general job classification that describes staff that performs management activities that require developing broad policies and executing those policies through direction of individuals at all levels. This includes high-level administrative activities performed directly for policy makers.

Code Set:

  • Administrative/supervisory/ancillary services officer - Performs professional management, administrative, research, analytical, supervisory, and/or ancillary services for a senior executive. This includes personnel responsible for services such as evaluation, teacher development, dissemination, curriculum development, admissions and recruitment, marketing and development.
  • Board of education/school board/board of trustees member - Performs activities as a member of a legally constituted body which has been created and vested with responsibilities for educational policy and decision making as specified in education codes and regulations in a given geographical area.
  • Commandant of cadets - Performs executive management functions of the cadet corps, and is responsible for cadet promotions, leadership training, and the system utilized by the institution to maintain and administer disciplinary measures to promote order and decorum.
  • Dean/dean of instructions/dean of students/dean of boys/dean of girls/dean of student activities - Oversees either academic/curriculum activities, or, student body activities and behaviors such as student government, school club, rally and assembly.
  • Deputy/associate/assistant superintendent/ commissioner - Performs high level executive management functions for a superintendent in the areas of personnel, instruction, and/or administration such as business, transportation, food services, maintenance, operation, facility management/planning, and others. Such an assignment also includes performing the duties of the superintendent in his or her absence as assigned or designated.
  • + 11 More Codes...
Operative Job Classification

Operative Job Classification

Source: Handbooks
A general job classification that describes staff that performs tasks requiring an intermediate level of manual skills which can be mastered in a few weeks through limited training to operate machines. This includes bus drivers and vehicle operators.

Code Set:

  • Bus driver - Drives a bus used in the service of a school or system.
  • Other - N/A
  • Other vehicle operator - Drives a vehicle such as a truck or automobile used in the service of a school or system. (e.g. food services, maintenance)
Paraprofessionals Job Classification

Paraprofessionals Job Classification

Source: Handbooks
A general job classification that describes staff that staff work alongside and assists professional individuals.

Code Set:

  • Assistant counselor - Assists students, parents, teachers, or other staff, under the supervision or direction of a counselor, by helping individuals make plans and decisions in relation to education, career, or personal development.
  • Bilingual aide - Assists in the instruction of students using more than one language for teaching content.
  • Bilingual special education aide - Assists in the instruction of students in a special education program using more than one language for teaching content
  • Career aide - Assists students in the process of choosing a profession or occupation.
  • Child care giver - Assists in organizing and leading prekindergarten children in activities such as reading, drawing, and games.
  • + 11 More Codes...
Percent of Total Time

Percent of Total Time

Source: Handbooks
A derived number expressing the time spent fulfilling an assignment as a percentage of the total work time possible for an individual.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Postal Code

Postal Code

Source: NEDM
A number that identifies each postal delivery area in the United States used as a portion of an address.

Code Set:

  • None - N/A
Prior to Secondary Course Subject Area

Prior to Secondary Course Subject Area

Source: Handbooks
A classification of related courses or units of courses provided for students of elementary and middle school levels. The two character code is used as the first two digits of the School Codes for Exchanged of Data that uniquely identify any course.

Code Set:

  • 51 - English Language and Literature
  • 52 - Mathematics
  • 53 - Life and Physical Sciences
  • 54 - Social Sciences and History
  • 55 - Fine and Performing Arts
  • + 18 More Codes...
Professional-Educational Job Classification

Professional-Educational Job Classification

Source: Handbooks
A general job classification that describes staff that performs duties requiring a high degree of knowledge and skills generally acquired through at least a baccalaureate degree (or its equivalent obtained through special study and/or experience) including skills in the field of education, educational psychology, educational social work, or an education therapy field.

Code Set:

  • Athletic coach - Instructs individuals in the fundamentals of a competitive sport and direct team or individual strategy.
  • Behavioral management specialist - Performs analysis of students' inappropriate behaviors, devises interventions to change such behaviors, and monitors behavior improvement progress overtime.
  • Counselor - Guides individuals, families, groups, and communities by assisting them in problem solving, decision making, discovering meaning, and articulating goals related to personal, educational, and career development.
  • Curriculum specialist - Develops or supervises curriculum and instructional development activities. This assignment requires expertise in a specialized field and includes the curriculum consultant and curriculum supervisor.
  • Education diagnostician - Diagnoses students who might need special education services and/or other educational interventions.
  • + 9 More Codes...
Professional-Other Job Classification

Professional-Other Job Classification

Source: Handbooks
A general job classification that describes staff that performs assignments requiring a high degree of knowledge and skills usually acquired through at least a baccalaureate degree (or its equivalent obtained through special study and/or experience) but not necessarily requiring skills in the field of education.

Code Set:

  • Accountant - Designs and maintains financial, staff, student, program, or property records; summarizes, analyzes, audits, or verifies such records; and/or controls and certifies expenditures and receipts.
  • Accreditation officer - Reviews and evaluates an organizational unit to certify the observation of legal requirements or prescribed standards for the operation of such units.
  • Administrative intern - Performs administrative activities as part of a formal training program requiring supervision and periodic evaluation.
  • Admissions officer - Examines academic records of students to determine eligibility for graduation or for entrance to school.
  • Analyst - Examines, evaluates, and makes recommendations in such areas as cost, systems, curriculum, educational sectors, or other areas including management, research and assessment, policy, budget, and personnel.
  • + 59 More Codes...
Program Funding Source

Program Funding Source

Source: Handbooks
Ultimate and intermediate providers of funds for a particular educational or service program or activity or for an individual's participation in the program or activity.

Code Set:

  • Business - N/A
  • College/University - N/A
  • Community - N/A
  • Federal government - N/A
  • Foundations and other charitable organizations - N/A
  • + 13 More Codes...
Program Type

Program Type

Source: Handbooks
The system outlining instructional or non-instructional activities and procedures designed to accomplish a predetermined educational objective or set of objectives or to provide support services to individuals and/or the community.

Code Set:

  • Adult/continuing education - A program of instruction provided by an adult/continuing education instructional organization for adults and youth beyond the age of compulsory school attendance.
  • Alternative Education - An instructional program that: 1) addresses needs of students which cannot typically be met in a regular school/program; 2) provides nontraditional education; 3) serves as an adjunct to a regular school; and 4) falls outside of the categories of regular, magnet/special program emphasis, special, or vocational/technical education.
  • Athletics - School sponsored activities, under the guidance and supervision of school staff, that provide opportunities for students to pursue various aspects of physical education.
  • Bilingual education program - A program of instruction and services that uses more than one language to teach a content area. Students served by this program may or may not be proficient in English.
  • Cocurricular programs - A program of activities that are related to the current curriculum in which a student is enrolled. This may be any type of school sponsored activity designed to provide opportunities to participate in experiences on an individual or group basis (at school or public events) for the improvement of skills. The following characteristics apply to cocurricular activities: 1) participation is necessary for meeting class requirements, for credit, or for graduation; 2) sessions are conducted at regular and uniform times during school hours, or may be conducted during authorized non school hours; 3) programs are directed or supervised by instructional staff in a learning environment similar to that found in classes offered for credit; and 4) services are primarily or totally funded by school operating funds for general instructional purposes under the direction and control of local education authorities.
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Scheduled Work Days Weekly

Scheduled Work Days Weekly

Source: Handbooks
The specific day(s) of a week that an individual is scheduled to perform for an employer (e.g., Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; Monday to Friday).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Scheduled Work Months Annually

Scheduled Work Months Annually

Source: Handbooks
The specific month(s) of a year that an individual is scheduled to perform for an employer (e.g., September to May; June, and August to December).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Scheduled Work Time Daily

Scheduled Work Time Daily

Source: Handbooks
The specific hours during a day that an individual is scheduled to work for an employer, including a starting and ending work time (e.g., 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M., 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
School Level

School Level (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the level of the education institution.

Code Set:

  • Adult - N/A
  • Infant/toddler - N/A
  • Intermediate - Intermediate agency course code
  • All levels - N/A
  • Elementary - N/A
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Scope of Assignment

Scope of Assignment

Source: Handbooks
The range or extent of an individual's current assignment.

Code Set:

  • Agency wide - An assignment consisting of activities which extend or apply to all of the operational units in a local agency.
  • More-than-agency wide - An assignment consisting of activities which extend or apply to more than one school agency (e.g., regional services).
  • Multi-operational unit but less-than-agency wide - An assignment consisting of activities which extend or apply to more than a single unit (e.g., a school) but which are not agency wide in their application.
  • Single operational unit - An assignment consisting of activities which extend or apply to only one single unit (e.g., a school).
  • Statewide - An assignment consisting of activities which extend or apply to an entire state.
Service Category

Service Category

Source: NEDM
The type of service, typically designated by a state.

Code Set:

  • Instructional service - N/A
  • Itinerant service - N/A
  • Other - N/A
  • Related service (e.g. speech / language, vision) - N/A
  • Transitional service - N/A
Service Role

Service Role

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the general role an individual performs in current employment.

Code Set:

  • Collaborator/peer - An individual who is a peer participant in a staff development activity. Examples include being a participant in a collaborative content network, a member of an ad hoc committee, or a peer evaluator to a fellow colleague (both giving and receiving evaluation).
  • Consumer/learner - An individual who is a recipient of the training provided in an education program or other staff development activity. Examples include being enrolled in a college course, an attendee in a seminar or a professional meeting, or a protégé in a mentoring activity.
  • Other - N/A
  • Provider/trainer - An individual who is an expert presenter of the contents of the educational program or staff development activity. Examples include being an advisor to other participants, a presenter in a training workshop, or a mentor to colleagues.
Service work Job Classification

Service work Job Classification

Source: Handbooks
A general job classification that describes staff that performs tasks regardless of level of difficulty which relates to both protective and nonprotective supportive services.

Code Set:

  • Bus monitor/crossing guard - Helps keep order on buses or other school or system modes of transportation. This includes traffic guards for loading buses, crossing guards for monitoring pedestrian traffic.
  • Child care worker - Assists in implementing child care activities, including custodial functions.
  • Cook/food preparer - Prepares and cooks foodstuffs in quantities according to menu and number of persons to be served.
  • Custodian - Performs plant housekeeping and servicing activities consisting of the cleaning; operation of the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems; and the servicing of building equipment.
  • Dietary technician - Advises and assists personnel in public and private establishments in food services systems by making recommendations for foods that will constitute nutritionally adequate meals.
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Session Type

Session Type

Source: Handbooks
A prescribed span of time when an education institution is open, instruction is provided, and students are under the direction and guidance of teachers and/or education institution administration. A session may be interrupted by one or more vacations.

Code Set:

  • Full school year - A regular school term consisting of no major subdivision of time segments. It usually begins in the late summer or early fall and ends in late spring or early summer (e.g., elementary school).
  • Intersession - A short session which occurs between longer sessions.
  • Long session - A session that is longer than a semester but shorter than a full year.
  • Mini-term - A school term which is shorter than a regular session.
  • Other - N/A
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Special Education Services Program Type

Special Education Services Program Type

Source: Handbooks
The types of service, specially designed and at no cost to the parent/guardian, that adapts the curriculum, materials, or instruction for students identified as needing special education because of a disabling condition. This may include specially designed instruction for students with any of the following: autism, deaf-blindness, developmental delay (to age 9), hearing impairment, mental retardation, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, serious emotional disturbance, specific learning disability, speech or language impairment, traumatic brain injury, visual impairment, and other health information.

Code Set:

  • Cross categorical - A service of instruction or services that focuses on more than one specific type of disability and in which individuals with different types of disabilities are served.
  • Early identification - A service that develops and implements a formal plan for identifying a disability as early as possible in a child's life.
  • Early intervention - A service that: 1) is designed to meet the developmental needs of each child eligible under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 1997 and the needs of the family related to enhancing the child's development; 2) is selected in collaboration with the parents; 3) is provided under public supervision by qualified personnel; 4) is in conformity with an individualized family service plan; and 5) is offered at no cost, unless federal or state law provides for a system of payments by families, including a schedule of sliding fees; and 6) meets the standards of the state.
  • Other - N/A
  • Other Special Education Service - Other special education service which cannot be classified above.
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State FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code

State FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) numeric code for the state.

Code Set:

State Higher Education Course Requirement

State Higher Education Course Requirement

Source: Handbooks
Code indicating that the course meets the state university admissions requirements for a particular subject area.

Code Set:

  • No - N/A
  • Unknown - N/A
  • Yes - N/A
Street Number/Name

Street Number/Name (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The street number and street name or post office box number of an address.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Teaching Assignment

Teaching Assignment

Source: Handbooks
The teaching field taught by an individual.

Code Set:

  • Accounting - N/A
  • Agriculture or natural resources - N/A
  • American Indian/Native American studies - N/A
  • Anthropology - N/A
  • Architecture or environmental design - N/A
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Teaching Assignment Beginning Date

Teaching Assignment Beginning Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which a teaching assignment begins.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Teaching Assignment Ending Date

Teaching Assignment Ending Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which a teaching assignment ends.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Technical Job Classification

Technical Job Classification

Source: Handbooks
A general job classification that describes staff that performs tasks requiring a combination of basic scientific knowledge and manual skills which can be obtained through approximately two years of postsecondary education such as that which is offered in community/junior colleges and technical institutes, or through equivalent special study and/or on-the-job training.

Code Set:

  • Audiometrist - Administers audiometric (hearing acuity) screening tests while under the direction and responsibility of an audiologist or physician.
  • Computer technician - Installs and maintains computer hard and software equipment.
  • Drafter - Drafts detailed drawings, such as writing diagrams, layout drawings, mechanical detail drawings, and drawings of intermediate and final assemblies, used to manufacture, assemble, install, and repair electronic components, printed circuit boards, and other equipment.
  • Engineering aide - Assists in planning and directing operations in a technical field.
  • Graphic artist - Plans and arranges art layouts which illustrate programs or processes for publication, demonstration, and more effective communication.
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Telephone Number

Telephone Number (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The telephone number including the area code, and extension, if applicable.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Telephone Number Type

Telephone Number Type (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The type of communication number listed for an individual.

Code Set:

  • Facsimile number - N/A
  • Home phone number - N/A
  • Work phone number - N/A
  • Mobile phone number - N/A
Telephone Status

Telephone Status (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
A description of preferred communication type or special circumstances which affect communication to an individual, organization, or institution via telephone (e.g., no telephone connection, TTY used, no one available to answer the telephone during certain hours).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Time Expended

Time Expended

Source: Handbooks
The amount of time relevant to measuring the unit of work in which the individual is engaged. Units of work may be measured in hours, days, weeks, months, or sessions. A painter employed by the hour might be measured by the number of squares (e.g., 10 feet by 10 feet) painted per hour, while a pscyhometrist's efforts would be measured by the number of students assessed per week or per session.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Time Period

Time Period

Source: Handbooks
A specific fiscal or calendar year.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Time Period Classification

Time Period Classification

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the manner in which yearly time periods are accounted for.

Code Set:

  • Calendar year - A twelve-month period beginning January 1 and ending December 31.
  • Fiscal year - A twelve-month period, not necessarily corresponding to the calendar year, for which an organization plans its use of funds.
Total Caseload

Total Caseload

Source: Handbooks
The total number of children, or children and families, for whom an employee provides services.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Total Days in Session

Total Days in Session

Source: Handbooks
The total number of days in a given session. Also included are days on which the education institution facility is closed and the student body as a whole is engaged in planned activities off-campus under the guidance and direction of staff members.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Total Days in Session

Total Days in Session

Source: Handbooks
The total number of days in a given session. Also included are days on which the education institution facility is closed and the student body as a whole is engaged in planned activities off-campus under the guidance and direction of staff members.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Unique Course Code

Unique Course Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
A unique number that identifies the classroom, the subjects taught, and the instructors that are assigned.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Unit of Work

Unit of Work

Source: Handbooks
The number of objects serviced or recipients served by an individual's efforts. Examples of units of work, which form the basis for establishing the measure of an individual's efforts, include students, groups of students, square feet (for cleaners or painters), drops or outlets (for electricians).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Vocational education

Vocational education

Source: Handbooks
A program of instruction offering a sequence of courses that are directly related to the preparation of individuals for paid or unpaid employment in current or emerging occupations requiring other than a baccalaureate or advanced degree.

Code Set:

  • Agriculture - A vocational program that prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and understanding necessary to enter a wide range of agriculturally related occupations.
  • Business - A vocational program that prepares, upgrades, or retrains students for selected business occupations.
  • Consumer and home making - A vocational program that prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and understanding relevant to personal, home and family life.
  • Health - A vocational program that prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and understanding necessary to enter a wide range of occupations that support health professionals.
  • Marketing - A vocational program that teaches about the promotion and distribution of goods and services from the producer to the consumer including appropriate utilization.
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Web Site Address (URL)

Web Site Address (URL) (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The Uniform Resource Locator. The unique address of a Web page.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Zip Code

Zip Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
The five or nine digit zip code portion of an address.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A