NCES Announces the 2018 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) announces the 2018 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference, July 2527 at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. The theme of this year’s conference is “Visualizing the Future of Education through Data.” The conference is free and open to the public.

Highlights of the conference include the following:

  • 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), data use (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 information about the best new approaches in collecting, reporting, and using education statistics.

For more information, including where to register, please visit the information page:

You can also visit the STATS-DC Conference Website for information about the conference, The Mayflower Hotel, updates to the agenda, and other important information: