2016 NCES Summer Forum and STATS-DC Data Conference, "Better Data from the Inside Out"
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), in the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES), will sponsor a 2.5-day meeting of the membership of the National Forum on Education Statistics immediately followed by the 2016 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference.
The 2016 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 (Common Education Data Standards [CEDS] or other standards), data use (analytical), data use (instructional), EDFacts, 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.
July 10–14, 2016
The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036