The eighth annual Data & Analytics Summit from Achieving the Dream will bring together hundreds of higher education professionals and national experts who are using data to transform their communities.
The 2022 Data & Analytics Summit includes two days of in-person learning and one day of virtual pre-conference workshops.
Schedule at a Glance
Tuesday, Sep. 13: Virtual pre-conference workshops
Wednesday, Sep. 14: In-person introductory session and welcome reception
Thursday–Friday, Sep. 15–16: In-person sessions and collaborative peer learning
Sessions at the Data & Analytics Summit will address how the strategic use of data can advance community colleges as equitable hubs of learning, credentialing, and mobility. Session topics will center on three themes:
- Expanding postsecondary access to historically disconnected populations
- Evaluating early momentum to eliminate inequities in educational and workforce outcomes
- Increasing social and economic mobility for students, their families, and their communities
What attendees said about recent Data & Analytics Summits:
“All the sessions were valuable. I liked how all the information was presented and gave tangible solutions on how to use the data to improve equity.”
“The session speakers were very knowledgeable on their topics. The information they shared gave me some ideas to consider for our community college.”
“I had the opportunity to mingle with peers. This led to some amazing conversations and later some collaborations.”
What is included at the in-person summit?
- A program track for Tribal College and University attendees
- Data tool demonstrations, including Postsecondary Data Partnership (PDP) dashboards and the ATD Institutional Capacity Assessment Tool (ICAT)
- Sponsored innovative collaboration sessions to learn about data and technology solutions that build analytics capacity
- One-on-one and small group networking opportunities
- Crowd-sourced solutions to data equity challenges
Who should attend?
Higher education professionals and data teams who want to use data more effectively in equity-minded ways, inform decisions that improve student outcomes, and build institutional capacity are encouraged to attend the Data & Analytics Summit. This includes individuals in:
- Cabinet and mid-level leadership positions
- Institutional research, institutional effectiveness, research & planning, and information technology team members
- Student affairs
- Academic affairs
- Business affairs
- Diversity, equity and inclusion officers