The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), in the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES), will sponsor the 2021 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference.

The 2021 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference will be 100% virtual. This conference provides 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. There will 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, data use (analytical), data use (instructional), 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.

There is no fee to attend the virtual conference. Check the website in the weeks prior to the 2021 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference for a preliminary concurrent session schedule. Conference updates will be sent to the e-mail address provided.

Ed-Fi will be there (virtually) with lots of interoperability sessions to attend. Be sure to check the website regulary to join us!