Ed-Fi 252

Overview of Data Provider Certification

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This course provides an introduction to the certification process for data providers. Participants explore who needs certifications, why they matter, and examine the elements and processes involved in certification. The course provides an overview of next steps and what to expect for organizations interested in pursuing SIS- or assessment-data provider certification.

Learning Objectives

The learning objectives for this course are: 

  • Understand what Ed-Fi certifications are and the benefits they offer to data providers and agencies
  • Understand who participates in the certification process, and what responsibilities each participant has
  • Understand the documentation, testing, and support requirements to achieve and maintain certification
  • Determine whether certification is right for their organization, and how to begin the certification process

Course Outcome 

By the end of this course, Academy students will be able to: 

  • Explain the value of certification
  • Identify the roles from their organization who will be involved in the certification process
  • Describe the steps and requirements in the certification process
  • Identify their organization’s next actions for pursuing certification 

Who Should Enroll 

  • Product owners and product leads at data providers
  • CTO/VP of product at data providers

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