TitleModified DateSize Description
Policies & Procedures Manual8/18/2015573.13 KBDownloadThis document explains the requirements and process for becoming certified in the Data Quality Certification Program. The current version is 7.0.
Schoology Tutorial7/28/2015283.35 KBDownloadStep by step instructions for registering and logging into Schoology.
State Assessments Flow Cart 2015-20168/18/2015186.95 KBDownloadState Assessments and KIDS Data 2015-2016 v1.01.
DQC Program Recommended Best Practices8/20/2013757.91 KBDownloadSince it began in 2007, the Data Quality Certification Program has both recommended best practices to and learned from Kansas schools and districts. This document contains those recommendations organized by topic and certification track. The current versi
2015-2016 Brochure8/18/2015723.30 KBDownloadThis two-page PDF is the informational brochure explaining the DQC program for the 2015-2016 year.
2015-2016 DQC Program Overview8/18/2015142.08 KBDownloadThis document provides a high-level overview of KSDE's Data Quality Certification Program Tracks, Concentration Electives and Seminars.
DQC Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Terms9/16/2015310.97 KBDownload 
NCES Forum Guides
Forum Guides are created by the National Center for Educational Statistics as resources for schools and districts to guide the management of education data. Some of these resources may be required reading for participants seeking certification but are available to anyone seeking more information regarding data quality in education. You may visit the NCES website at
 Title Description
Forum Guide to Implementing New Federal Race and Ethnicity CategoriesDownload 
Forum Guide to Privacy of Student InformationDownloadUse this resource when answering questions relating to FERPA or student privacy issues.
Forum Guide to the Teacher-Student Data LinkDownload 
Every School Day Counts. The Forum Guide to Collecting and Using Attendance Data Download 
Forum Guide to Building a Culture of Quality DataDownloadUse this resource when answering questions about how to build a culture of quality data among staff in the Data Quality Article exercise.
Forum Guide to Data EthicsDownloadUse this guide when answering questions pertaining to the ethical use of education data.
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