Resources you'll find here are designed to help with how organizations or groups of organizations make decisions about their collective information assets, thereby establishing responsibility for data quality, informing data use priorities, and providing a mechanism for establishing and continuously improving data policies and processes.
To learn more about how the PESC Standards are developed, governed, and approved, visit their Standards Forum.
Learn more about 1EdTech memberhip. 1EdTech describes membership as becoming "part of a united collaboration to create and evolve the foundation for an open, innovative, and trusted digital learning ecosystem that powers the potential of all learners."
The Ed-Fi Alliance is a “group of educators, technologists, and thought leaders shaping the future of education technology through the Ed-Fi Data Standard and the ecosystem of Ed-Fi Technologies." “As a nonprofit organization funded by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, our alliance takes a mission-driven, stable, and long-term approach, independent from shifting government priorities.”
Users can share solutions to the Ed-Fi Exchange. Other Ed-Fi licensees can then download those solutions. These solutions could be things such as data standard extensions, ODS and API extensions and dashboard plug-ins. In addition, higher-level contributions such as technical white papers and implementation project overviews may be contributed to assist other licensees implementing Ed-Fi. () The exchange is a place for the Ed-Fi community to share approaches, innovations, and tools.
CEDS Data Governance
A quality data governance program ensures the availability, reliability, integrity, and security of data in any organization. CEDS provides resources to help with certain data governance functions, such as data inventory (Align), data standards (DES), and cataloging data use (Connect).
Education to Workforce Indicator Framework
The Education-to-Workforce Indicator Framework (E-W Framework) is a first-of-its kind framework that establishes a common set of metrics and data equity principles for assessing and addressing disparities along the pre-K-to-workforce continuum. The framework was built through iterative input from 30+ E-W experts in research, policy, and practice at the local, state, and federal levels; cross-walking 40+ leading frameworks; and synthesizing the current evidence base.
The Intersection of Data Governance and IT Responsibilities Self-Assessment
This self-assessment is designed to help states identify the current, respective roles of data governance and IT regarding policies and processes that require collaboration between these two groups. Supplementing the self-assessment are a facilitator guide, a side-by-side analysis template to compare the assessment responses of data governance and IT teams, and presentation slides for a self-assessment kickoff meeting and review of the side-by-side analysis.
NCES Forum Guide to Metadata
The Forum Guide to Metadata provides timely and useful best practice information on metadata, including information on how metadata can help manage data complications and improve data quality. This information is intended to help agencies use metadata to document operational changes that impact data.