The Information Technology (IT) division serves the agency in its networking, system development and data administration needs.
This group includes the team's network administration, database
administration and system development staff. The staff designs,
configures and installs the agency's local area network
hardware and software; manages firewalls, application and
database servers; and, sets up and maintains personal
computers, printers and other technical equipment. This group
is responsible for designing guidelines that describe the
proper usage of the agency's network, security and backup
procedures. The staff is responsible for the development and
administration of the agency's internal and Web-based
information systems. In addition to the 30-plus systems
maintained by this group, they are responsible for the
administration of the Education Data Warehouse (EDW). The EDW
is a longitudinal information system used by the agency and
schools across the state.
Data Management and Analysis
This group provides data administration and support for the
agency's core data collections. This work involves business
analysis, system testing and data quality control and training
for school staff. In addition, this group coordinates the
submission of over 150 data reporting requirements to the U.S.
Department of Education, is responsible for the operation of
the IT helpdesk and designs guidelines regarding data use and
Links To Currently Available Information
This document contains the policies and procedures for the
acceptable usage of the Education Data Warehouse, security of the
warehouse, and maintenance and support of the warehouse. This
document also includes an Education Data Warehouse Policy and
Procedure Acceptance form that Vermont Agency of Education
employees will need to complete and sign before being assigned
View reports based on data submitted by school
districts/supervisory unions. Each report targets specific
information for all towns/schools in Vermont.
During each fiscal year, the agency collects data from Vermont's
supervisory unions and school districts. In addition, the agency
provides training to help school professionals provide this data.
This area provides access to training materials, data collection
instructions and forms for submitting data to the agency.
Brian Townsend at firstname.lastname@example.org or (802) 479-1099
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