IEBC & IO Education Form Partnership

IO Education has announced it is partnering with the Institute for Evidence-Based Change (IEBC) and Dellicker Strategies to enhance its collaboration with school districts.  IO Education uses expert analysis to best leverage student data to improve educational outcomes. They will work with IEBC to advise district administrators and educators on strategies for turning raw data into useful insights and meaningful action.

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Cross-Sector Data Integration

With assistance from IEBC, the Hawai’i Data eXchange Partnership was able to unlock their state longitudinal data system (SLDS) and move the incorporated data to usefulness and the ability to tell the full story of a student’s academic progress. What happened and its importance was shared at the STATS-DC Data Conference in Washington, D.C.

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Around the country

This summer finds IEBC providing services at Montgomery College in Rockville, Alabama and at Madison College in Madison, Wisconsin.

IEBC President/CEO Brad Phillips has been announced as one of the industry leaders presenting at the Achieving the Dream and SAS Second Annual Data & Analytics Summit to be held September 7 to 9, 2016, in College Park Maryland. Phillips will address “building a culture of evidence and inquiry.”

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An Interesting Read

Published in EvoLLLution, “Competency-Based Education: The Importance of Metrics and Data Collection” makes some good points. Jordan Horowitz, IEBC vice president, says IEBC agrees, but getting metrics right from the start is good practice for all education, not solely competency- based education.

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Workshop Participants Speak Out

We appreciate feedback from all of the participants in our workshops, including this comment received recently from a participant in the data use workshop presented by IEBC President/CEO Brad Phillips at Achieving the Dream:

“Thank you Brad. This workshop was so relevant and applicable to understanding our students and our faculty and administrators!”

Welcome to the Institute for Evidence-Based Change (IEBC)  a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization helping education stakeholders use data and information to make informed decisions, improve practice and increase student success.

A new partnership announced by IO Education brings in the Institute for Evidence-Based Change  and Dellicker Strategies to enhance IO Education’s collaboration with school districts.  IO Education uses expert analysis to best leverage student data to improve educational outcomes. Read the full announcement here.

When you really want to help students succeed…, this IEBC newsletter highlights cultural competence, data use, award-winning collaboration and more. Read it here.
Data is not enough. Data is students. Understanding the information that student data can provide is key in being able to put it to use effectively. IEBC’s new publication, The Data Whisperers, IEBC Analytics Products and Services offers assistance.

Cross-Sector Data Integration – Just because a data system can store K12, postsecondary, and workforce data, doesn’t automatically mean the system was designed to facilitate cross-sector reporting. The data must be unlocked and the panel described what that’s about.
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