IASB, ISBE Dive into Data with Webinar Series

  • Date Posted
    February 13, 2024
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The Illinois Association of School Boards is working with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to offer a webinar series on Data Literacy for school board members. The three webinars are based on the Illinois Report Card, ISBE’s annual report that shows how the state, districts, and schools are progressing on a range of educational metrics.

Data Literacy I: The Illinois Report Card
March 7, 2024, Noon
In part I of the series, experts from ISBE will decipher the basics of the Illinois Report Card to enhance board members’ understanding of navigating crucial educational data. The Illinois Report Card presents data on how the state, districts, and schools are progressing. It offers an annual snapshot on student progress and school performance. This webinar will help board members elevate their understanding of this important monitoring tool.

Data Literacy II: Understanding Summative Designations
March 14, 2024, Noon
Exemplary, Commendable, Targeted, Comprehensive, Intensive. The summative designations on the Illinois Report Card help families and communities understand how well schools are serving all students. In Part II of the Data Literacy series, learn about the key metrics, performance indicators, and methods used to determine the Annual Summative Designation for each school. Join Tiffany Burnett, Ed.D., Director of Accountability with the Illinois State Board of Education, to gain valuable insights on this data designation.

Data Literacy III: Illinois Report Card Deep Dive and Questions Answered
March 28, 2024, Noon
In Part III of the Data Literacy series, get a fresh look at the new features and data visualizations of the Illinois Report Card. Join ISBE’s data experts for a deeper dive into new elements of the Report Card, followed by a time for school board members to ask their questions.

IASB offers webinars throughout the year to inform on a range of topics. These are presented live and most, including the Data Literacy Series, are archived for later on-demand viewing. Live and archived webinars are offered free to IASB members as a benefit of membership.