2021 Education Data Science Summit


THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING IN OUR INAUGURAL SUMMIT
Registered attendees will be contacted about availability of session materials.
Stay tuned for announcement about our 2022 Data Science Summit.

Our 2021 event date was May 6th, 2021

The 2021 Education Data Science Summit was a one day virtual meeting focused on data technologies, analytics and visualization for those who work with California education data. 

WHILE THE EVENT IS PASSED, DETAILS ABOUT THE SESSIONS OFFERED CAN BE FOUND BELOW.

Sessions Announced

KATHY BOOTH will kick off the Data Science Summit by giving an overview and update on the California Cradle to Career Data System for which she serves serves as the Process Facilitator.   Kathy is Project Director, Educational Data & Policy, at WestEd, leading projects that help translate data into action.

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Additional tracks and session details are listed below.  Sessions will run from 8:00am through early afternoon on the day of the summit. This list and session schedule will be updated as sessions are added and scheduling is finalized.

Analytical Solutions and Tools

R Studio: Reading SQL data & machine learning

Which tool when: a comparison of R, Git Hub, Jupiter Notebooks, PowerBI, Tableau, Docker and more.

Ed-Fi, Interoperability and Data Sources

Using Ed-Fi: A how to with examples!

California Projects using Ed-Fi: a fast-paced review from the field, and some open-source solutions

Data sources you may not know about: Featuring a dizzying array of publicly available data sets

Data Visualization and Presentation

Working with Tableau: Examples of Tableau use and visualizations

Google Data Studio: How and when to use Google DataStudio - with examples

R and ggplot:  R produces more fancy outputs than you can shake a stick at.

Data Fundamentals

End-to-End Data Science, with R Studio: Clarifying the data question, Importing the data, Cleaning, Visualizing and Reporting

Putting Data to Use: Integrating data & analytics with practice

Benefits to attending:

  • Discover new data analysis and visualization technologies
  • Share technical ideas and solutions
  • Learn through professional development opportunities
  • Build your data science network

Organized By

The Data Science Summit is organized by a committee from the following California County Offices of Education: San Diego, Riverside, Orange, San Bernardino and Monterey.

Sponsor

The Data Science Summit is partially sponsored thru a San Diego County Office of Education data interoperability grant from the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation.

To register for the summit, see form link above. 

To contribute to summit planning, submit  interest form below:


The Data Science Summit is partially sponsored through a grant from the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation to San Diego County Office of Education for use in the exploration of data interoperability projects using the Ed-Fi data standard.

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