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2021 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference: All Data on Deck! Using Data to Improve Education Through the Pandemic
August 16 @ 11:00 am - August 20 @ 3:00 pm
Registration is now open for the 2021 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference! The Conference, hosted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), will be held virtually from August 16-20, 2021. The theme of this year’s conference is, “All Data on Deck! Using Data to Improve Education Through the Pandemic.” The conference is free and open to the public. The 2021 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference will be 100% virtual.
Highlights of the conference include—
- Discussions on technical and policy issues related to the collection, maintenance, and use of education data for education researchers, policymakers, and data system managers from all levels of government who want to share innovations in the design and implementation of education data collections and information systems
- Informative sessions on the Common Core of Data (CCD), data collection, data linking beyond K-12, data management, data privacy, data quality, data standards, data use (analytical and instructional), fiscal data, Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS), and changes in how the U.S. Department of Education collects and uses data
- Updates on Federal and State activities affecting data collection and reporting, with a focus on the best new approaches in collecting, reporting, and using education statistics