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Title: Vermont

Vermonts Education Data Warehouse (EDW)
  • Built by a Partnership Between
  • the Vermont Data Consortium and the Vermont
    Department of Education

I suppose you want an immediate answer
Why are we here?
  • In most schools we have a tremendous amount of
    data, but we lack information because we can not
    easily see the patterns that exist.
  • Somewhere in the maze of state assessments, local
    assessments, standardized tests, perception
    surveys, pilot projects, and demographic
    information lie answers and important insights to
    our most important questions
  • Whats working?
  • Whats not working?
  • How can we improve the education for all of our
  • The Vermont Department of Education and the
    Vermont Data Consortium are committed to develop
    a system that supports educators and policy
    makers in data-based decision making for school

What is the Education Data Warehouse?
  • It is not a Student Management System (daily
    transactional system)
  • It is
  • a collection of data from multiple data sources
  • a place to easily view and analyze data
  • a key support to data-driven decision making

Who is the Vermont Data Consortium (VDC)?
A consortium of 23 SUs/SDs 40,436 students
  • Addison Central SU
  • Addison Northeast SU
  • Addison Northwest SU
  • Addison Rutland SU
  • Barre SU
  • Bennington Rutland SU
  • Caledonia North SU
  • Chittenden Central SU
  • Chittenden South SU
  • Franklin Northeast SU
  • Lamoille North SU
  • Lamoille South SU
  • North Country SU
  • Orange Windsor SU
  • Orleans Southwest SU
  • Rutland Central SU
  • Rutland City SD
  • Rutland Northeast SU
  • South Burlington SD
  • Washington Central SU
  • Washington South SU
  • Windham Northeast SU
  • Windham Southeast SU

Where we have been
  • Initial investigation of products and services by
    local schools and districts Fall 2002
  • Interested schools and districts form Vermont
    Data Consortium (VDC) Fall 2003
  • Commissioner Cate proposes a partnership between
    the DOE and VDC and recommends that a project
    team be formed Dec 2003
  • VDC and DOE hire staff for project May 2004
    (Note Some of the initial staff are still
    involved with the project.)

Where we have been (cont.)
  • Finalize MOU with DOE May 2004
  • RFP developed and issued July 2004, re-issued
    August 2004
  • Detailed evaluation and selection process Sept
    to Nov 2004
  • Select vendor (TetraData) and negotiate contract
    December 2004
  • Begin work with contractor February 2005
  • VDC moves into their first office in Montpelier
    July 2005
  • VDC hires two additional part time staff July

Where we have been (cont.)
  • Initial trainings with EDW July, August,
    September 2005
  • Additional DOE, SU, and school staff trained
    Fall 2005
  • Security (initial user accounts available) Oct
  • Professional development focusing on data-based
    decision making for school improvement with
    nationally-recognized consultant, Dr. Victoria
    Bernhardt Nov Dec 2005

Where we have been (cont.)
  • VDC personnel trained on TetraData Local
    Warehouse building process Winter/Spring 2006
  • First SU warehouses with integrated local-state
    data April-June 2006
  • VDC personnel begin supporting with SUs/SDs on
    local data extracts April 2006
  • Additional VDC Members have initial local data
    integrated with state data Fall 2006

Where we have been (cont.)
  • Summer/Fall 2007 Expansion of the local
    warehouse model (more assessments, attendance,
    discipline, program/intervention,
    extra-curricular, standards-based report card)
  • Winter 2008 First annual NECAP workshops
    planned to work with NECAP summary and item level
  • School Year 2008-2009 DOE grant allows VDC to
    provide basic membership to all Vermont SUs/SDs

VDC Benefits
  • Data Access Access (as appropriate) to all data
    in the system down to the individual student
    level AND access to full suite of data warehouse
    analysis tools
  • Local Data Ability to add local data to the
    system and relate it to State data
  • Training and Professional Development
  • Collaboration Share data queries reports as
    well as local assessment info, data-based
    decision making, etc.

VDC Membership
Contact Info
  • Go to Contact Us section of our website for the
    most current info
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