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Ed-Fi Convening on Friday June 7th in Boston
Please join us in Boston for the third annual Ed-Fi Regional Convening!

Co-hosted by the Ed-Fi Alliance, RI Office of Innovation, InnovateEDU, Project Unicorn, Boston Public Schools,

iBoss HQ in downtown Boston (1 Federal Street, 23rd Floor, Boston, MA 02110)

 

The convening is meant to build relationships across stakeholders and between states and districts working to implement Ed-Fi in New England, as well as dig into deep conversation and problem-solving around critical issues that all Ed-Fi implementers in New England are wrestling with—whether you be brand new to the work or a few years in.

 

Agenda

9:30AM-10:00AM: Registration and breakfast

10:00AM-10:20AM: Keynote: The State of the State of Ed-Fi

10:20AM-11:00AM: Fireside Chat

A Candid Conversation on Ed-Fi Implementation

11:05AM-11:45AM: Breakout Session #1

Sessions include discussions on data dashboards, privacy and security, Ed-Fi engagement with longitudinal data stores, SEA and LEA implementations, and vendor-district collaborations; ODS demonstrations, and showcases of district-level implementation efforts

11:50AM-12:00PM: Welcome remarks from iBoss CEO and iBoss HQ tour

12:00PM-12:30PM: Lunch and Guilt-Free Work (or Relax!) Time

12:30PM-1:10PM: Breakout Session #2

Sessions include discussions on data dashboards, privacy and security, Ed-Fi engagement with longitudinal data stores, SEA and LEA implementations, and vendor-district collaborations; ODS demonstrations, and showcases of district-level implementation efforts

1:15PM-1:45PM: Data Governance Discussion

Pulling it all together: What are the steps needed to pull together a data governance structure for Ed-Fi at the LEA or state levels?

1:50PM-2:20PM: Ed-Fi EdCamp

Pressing questions that need further discussion

2:20PM-2:45PM: State-Based Team Time

2:45PM-3:00PM: Closing Remarks

 

Logistics

Transportation:

  • The iBoss HQ is easily accessible via MBTA (3 blocks from either the Downtown Crossing or State Street stations) as well as Amtrak trains (seven blocks from Boston’s South Station).
  • Parking is available at garages near the meeting location.
  • While the convening is free to attend, we will not be covering travel costs for participants to join the conversation. If this stands as an undue barrier to your participation, please reach out to Eric Butash (ebutash@innovateedu.org).

Food:

  • A light breakfast and full lunch will be provided at the convening. There will be gluten-free and vegetarian options available.
  • Coffee will be served throughout the day.

 

Please register here by May 25, 2019 to ensure an accurate head-count.

If you did receive the Paperless Post Save the Date, you may also RSVP there.