The resources here help with the projection of expected future processes and resources.
This includes strategic planning to define the purpose, vision, and goals of the system as well as actions and resources needed to reach those goals. It also includes establishment of detailed project plans with a defined scope detailing tasks, activities, and milestones, as well as documenting roles, responsibilities, and procedures that will support the development, implementation, use, and ongoing maintenance and enhancement of data projects.
The Academy is a series of step-by-step, easy-to-understand, on-demand training courses that will equip non-technical and technical education professionals with the skills, tools, and resources necessary to successfully deploy and use the Ed-Fi Technology Suite and Data Standard.
CEDS is an education data management initiative whose purpose is to streamline the understanding of data within and across P-20W institutions and sectors. CEDS includes a common vocabulary, data models that reflect that vocabulary, tools to help education stakeholders understand and use education data, an assembly of metadata from other education data initiatives and a community of education stakeholders who discuss the uses of CEDS and development of the standard. The CEDS Initiative is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics.
Credential Engine - About Us
Learn more about Credential Engine, a non-profit whose mission is to map the credential landscape with clear and consistent information, fueling the creation of resources that empower people to find the pathways that are best for them.
1EdTech - About Us
1EdTech establishes standards that help ensure a trusted digital ecosystem. Its community-developed and maintained standards help various applications integrate — or work with one another — and then transport student data between those applications as they are used in the teaching and learning environment.
A4L - About Us
The A4L Community represents a standards-based group made up of “educational policymakers, marketplace product, and service providers, and the customers they serve, collaborating to address real world learning information and privacy issues.” (https://home.a4l.org/about-us/) A4L encompasses four different international communities: New Zealand, Australia, North America, and the United Kingdom. A4L also includes the Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) as a special interest group. A4L is funded by its members
CEDS MyConnect Tool
Use myConnect to see how you can use your data sources for accountability reporting, research questions, and indicators and metrics.
CEDS Align Tool
CEDS Align enables you to align (or map) your data dictionary (element names, definitions and option sets) to CEDS. The alignment creates a map that can be used with CEDS reports to see how your data dictionary aligns with the CEDS standard, or with others in the field. The reports can also help you identify where data elements are missing, or where duplicate collection efforts are occurring within your own systems.
User Centered Policy Checklist
This assessment document helps government organizations begin to take a user-centered approach to their policy making process and is a useful tool as any team plans to launch a new policy effort. It is intended for public servants who are interested in a new way to define and solve public policy problems but may not know how and where to start. Utilize this resource as a starting point to set projects up to deliver the best possible outcomes for the people impacted by the problems you are trying to solve.