IDQ - Level 2 Coursework
Creating a Foundation and Improving Education Data Part II
Coordinating Data Quality
12 hours Professional Development Credits Awarded upon Completion
The second of two online self-paced courses was created within the SIF Association’s SIFA University course delivery tool, and is also based upon the Forum’s Data Quality Curriculum Task Force’s curriculum resource. It is also free of charge to LEAs or anyone interested in taking the courses. Providing professional development for LEAs around quality data is vital in analyzing longitudinal data and ultimately improving teaching and learning. The course is designed to be either instructor-led or self-paced and incorporates activities, discussions, presentations, and support materials. To access the course, visit www.sifinfo.org/sifau.asp and follow the "How to get started" instructions provided in a prior link.
The eight lessons in this course look at information for data coordinators/stewards around the responsibilities of their role and planning quality data initiatives for the LEA.
A. data coordinator/steward responsibilities,
B. data flow and cycles,
C. data entry,
D. creation and use of a data dictionary,
E. development of a data calendar,
F. types of data errors.
To receive your Awards Certificate and corresponding Lapel Pin and to have your name added to the list of Program Participants, under your division, please foward an electronic copy of your completion letter(s) to Vickie.McCrary@doe.virginia.gov or fax them to her attention at 804-530-4516. Please include your division title, email address and phone number and a mailing address. Allow up to 2 weeks to recieve your Awards & Recognition.