NAEP/NIES Database Training Seminar Application Deadline: October 31, 2014

In an effort to encourage research on American Indian and Alaska Native students, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), U.S. Department of Education, will conduct a 3-day advanced studies seminar on the use of NCES databases for education research and policy analysis.

This seminar will focus primarily on the National Indian Education Study (NIES), a study conducted as a part of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). NCES conducts the NIES study at the request of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Indian Education within the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. NIES was last conducted in 2011 with results released in July 2012.

Training will be held December 8-10, 2014. Application deadline is October 31, 2014. Apply for the seminar today!

NAEP is a product of the National Center for Education Statistics at the Institute of Education Sciences, part of the U.S. Department of Education. The National Assessment Governing Board sets policy for NAEP.

Audience: This seminar is aimed at faculty and advanced graduate students from colleges, universities, and tribal colleges and universities. Education researchers and policy analysts with strong statistical skills from state, local, and tribal education agencies and professional associations are also welcome. This special seminar is only for those interested in the education of American Indian and Alaska Native students in the United States.
Location: Washington, DC
Applicants will be sent information about meeting and lodging arrangements.

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