Registration is Open for the 2019 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference

Registration is now open for the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) 2019 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference. The conference will be held July 24 – 26, 2019. The theme of this year’s conference is Providing Evidence to Drive Education. The conference is free and open to the public.

The deadline for online registration is July 5, 2019. For more information, including where to register, please visit the 2019 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference information website. 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, visit the 2019 NCES STATS-DC Conference website.