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Data Connections Conference Materials


Data Connections held a conference April 24-25, 2014, in Lincoln, Nebraska, and shared findings related to using value-added models to characterize the impact of teacher professional development on K-8 student mathematics achievement. The conference featured plenary presentations both by the Data Connections team and nationally-recognized statisticians and psychometricians--Dr. Mark Reckase and Dr. Sharon Lohr. The conference also had concurrent break-out sessions and workshop time to explore key questions related to modeling teacher and student data, from the perspectives of statisticians and psychometricians, school district personnel, and other educational researchers.

Slides, handouts, and notes from Data Connections conference sessions, available here: