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List of Topical Tracks

Data Use/Data Standards:

I-CThe Power of PreK—the Power of PreK Data
I-INational Education Data Model (NEDM) 3.0
II-ACommon Education Data Standards (CEDS) Technical Working Group Update—Version 1 and 2 of the Standards
II-F Data-Based Decisionmaking: A Portal to Achievement
III-AEngaging Your Postsecondary Colleagues in the Common Education Data Standards Initiative
III-C The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Officer vs. the Data Governor
III-E Data Exchange on National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Computer-Based Assessments
IV-A Adoption and Implementation of the Common Education Data Standards (CEDS)
IV-D Real-Time Data Use: An Online Diagnostic Assessment and Reporting System Designed to Help Teachers Improve Current Instruction in Grades 3–8
VI-E Production and Application of Common Core of Data (CCD) School Locale Assignments
VI-FREALWORLD Kansas: Where Pre-Service School and District Administrators Get Real About Managing and Using Education Data
VII-A Finding the Right Shoes to Race to the Top
VII-E The NCES American Community Survey (ACS) School District Tabulation: The Beginning of Comprehensive Annually-Updated Demographic Data
VII-F Washington State Student Record Exchange
VII-I Civil Rights Data: Meeting the Data Needs of Stakeholders While Analyzing Process to Improve Data Value and Reduce Respondent Burden
VIII-A The Student Academic Indicators for Learning (SAIL) Early Warning System in the Milwaukee Public Schools
VIII-C Nebraska Data Reporting System: Sharing the Foundation
VIII-D Creating Reports Using Longitudinal Data: How States Can Present Information to Support Student Learning and School System Improvement
VIII-E What Do You Need for Your Student-Teacher Linkages?
IX-A District Data Dashboards—Best Practices, Solutions, and Works in Progress
IX-C University-District Partnership for Data-Informed Decisionmaking
IX-F Delivering Personalized Learning: Scalability of an i3 Grant Project
X-A Statewide Interim Assessment Data Use
X-C Mining for Relationships
X-D Design, Cost, and Implementation of Effective Educational Data Systems
X-E The Standards Landscape: How Did We Get Here?
X-G The Role of Data in the Virginia College Readiness Initiative
X-I School District Title I Estimates: Boundary Updates and Methodology From the U.S. Census Bureau
XI-A Value Added Assessments for Teachers and Principals in Race to the Top Applications: Implications for the Profession
XI-B Enhancing Program Evaluation With Program Monitoring: An Application of Moodle and SAS Business Intelligence
XI-C Diné Education Is Our Strength: Using Data to Empower the Navajo Nation
XI-E CUPID: Using a Central Unique Person ID to Link Data Systems
XI-H The Student Growth Paradox
XII-E Teacher and Administrator Use of Data to Inform Instruction—A Statewide Solution
XII-F ELL, NCLB, and AMA Objectives: The WIDA Consortium's Approach to Interpreting Federal Policy and Providing Guidance
XII-H Implementation and Use of Data Systems in "The Data-Informed District"


Data Quality:

I-A Massachusetts' Approach to the Student/Teacher Connection
V-E Data Quality Challenges When Implementing Classroom Value-Added Models
VIII-F Riding the Data Quality Snowball: Kansas' Use of Annual Re-certification Professional Development to Sustain Data Quality Momentum
IX-E Real-Time Data Collection—Timely Access to Accurate SLDS Data
XI-G From Frustration to Fantastic: A Decade in the Making



I-H EdFacts and ED Updates for State Education Agency Data Leaders
II-H Overview of State Education Information Management Capacities
III-H EdFacts Quality Improvement Project (EQuIP) Update
IV-H Aligning Performance Measurement and Data Collection
V-A Expanding Access to Federally Reported Data
VI-H Improving EDFacts Reporting Systems and Processes Within State Education Agencies
VII-H Techniques for Data Profiling
VIII-H Data Governance Behind the Scenes: What's Under the Hood?
IX-H Data Usage—Got Tools?
X-H Avoiding Common CCD Reporting Errors in EDFacts
XI-G The Right People for the Task of Data Governance: It Makes a Difference
XII-G Standardizing the EDFacts Datasets for Policy Analysis


Longitudinal Data Systems (LDS):

II-I Introducing the Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
III-I A Drive Through the Georgia Tunnel
IV-I Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)—Frequently Asked Questions
VI-I Longitudinal Data Systems
VIII-I Public Domain Clearinghouse Update
IX-I Best Practices for Data Protection and Cyber Security



I-E Building a Comprehensive Data Set on Every Teacher: The NCES Teacher Compensation Survey
I-F Mobility and Identification—Solving the Interstate Problem
I-G Weaving Innovative Instructional Strategies and Data Into Mathematics and Science (WIISDMS)
II-C Taming the SIS Beast: Seven States Define "Universal"
II-D Automating Oklahoma Teacher Licensure
II-G The Evolution of Data Governance in Washington State
IV-E Prospective New School-Level Finance Collection for Common Core of Data (CCD)
VI-D No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Report Card Automated Production and Verification
VI-G Best Practices in Research and Stakeholder Collaboration
VII-C Ohio's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) 1512 Reporting
X-F Innovations in Data Access and Sharing
XII-B SIF 101: What is "SIF" Really?


Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS):

I-D Bridging the P-20 Divide Through Colocation
II-E School District Demographics System Map Viewer Update 2011
III-D Making Data Part of the Infrastructure
III-F Building an Effective Workforce Using a P-20/W SLDS
III-G Beyond Snapshots: What's New in Online Data Dissemination to Teachers?
IV-C Using Compliance Data for Information and Research to Inform Decisionmaking
IV-F Workshop: Effectively Linking Teacher and Student Data: It's About Governance (Part I);
IV-G Higher Education and K-12 Data Sharing: Results From a SHEEO Study on State Postsecondary Data Systems
V-A Building a Comprehensive Data System: From Classroom to Nation
V-C Jumping From the Legacy Aggregate Collection Frying Pan to the Monthly Unit Record Collection Fire
V-D Unburdening the Local Education Agency (LEA): Comprehensive Statewide Data Collection and Management
V-F Workshop: Effectively Linking Teacher and Student Data: It's About Governance (Part II)
V-I Across State Lines—Accelerating Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS) Progress by Working Together
VI-A Teacher-Student Data Link in Data Models From Transactional Systems to the Data Warehouse
VI-C Leveraging Technology Toward EDEN Compliance
VII-D Statewide Implementations for Student Success
VII-G Montana Uses Integrated System to Collect Student and Special Education Data Statewide
VIII-G The District of Columbia's Longitudinal Data System: Challenges Faced and Lessons Learned
IX-D Utah eTranscript and Record Exchange (UTREx) and the Utah Data Alliance (UDA)
IX-G Texas Workforce Evaluation System
XII-A The Powerful Combination of a Single, District, and Statewide Student Information System (SIS) at Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) in Kentucky
XII-C Efficiently Collecting, Monitoring, and Processing South Dakota and Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) Data for Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)



I-B Texas School Finance Reports
II-B Texas Public Education Information Resource (TPEIR) and LoneStar Web Reports
III-B Educator Accountability and Effectiveness
IV-B Texas Pathways Project
V-B Using the Longitudinal Databases for State and Federal Reporting: A Texas Model
VI-B Texas Student Data System: A New Era for Data Management and Use
VII-B "Texas School Ready:" Building a Statewide Quality Preschool Program Through Systematic Change
VIII-B Texas School Readiness Certification System
IX-B Challenges to Measuring College Readiness in Texas
X-B The Texas Assessment Management System
XI-D Data Fellows Program: Turning Education Data Into Gold for Policy Leaders and Practitioners
XII-D Statewide Tools for Teaching Excellence: Linking Data to Action


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