2016 Pennsylvania Department of Education Data Summit

Posted by Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) on April 18, 2016

You are invited to register for the 2016 Pennsylvania Department of Education Data Summit in Hershey, PA!

Join REL Mid-Atlantic and the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the annual PDE Data Summit in Hershey, PA, from May 22-25, 2016.

Learn about timely and important data initiatives and network with your colleagues working in the education data and technology field. Presenters include industry experts and representatives from local education agencies (LEAs), the Council of Chief State School Officers, and the U.S. Department of Education.

You will:

  • Learn how to implement and sustain data teams with administrative support
  • Understand the role of data in education decisions
  • Find ways to make better use of existing data through technology
  • Discover the best practices in data use at other LEAs

The conference will feature topics for education stakeholders at every level, including:

  • For superintendents, targeted sessions focused on using data teams to improve the quality of data and the decisions based on that data
  • For administrators and data staff, general sessions showcasing the importance of ensuring that administrators understand data details and helping data staff see the significance of various data submissions
  • For beginners and veterans alike, detailed sessions exploring the many aspects of the Pennsylvania Information Management System (PIMS)

Representatives of the Pennsylvania Department of Education will be on hand to network and share best practices. Experts will be available to talk with participants in informal settings on a broad range of topics related to data quality and data governance.

There is a $350 fee to register for the entire conference. The fee includes Sunday dinner and breakfast and lunch on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. This conference is presented by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and REL Mid-Atlantic.


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