Summer Academy

Data Digging

June 25-27, 2013, Madison, WI

Level of Focus:

Beginner to Intermediate

Academy Description:

The Data Digging Academy is designed for multidisciplinary district or school teams who want to focus on data analysis and decision-making at a district- or school-wide level. Teams should consist of 3-6 educators and include language specialists, content specialists, data specialists, and administrators.

Teams will engage in a structured data analysis process to examine data related to the performance of their ELLs. They will explore a variety of data sources including demographics and ACCESS for ELLs growth. They will identify trends and patterns in their data and use these findings to designate areas where more knowledge and data are needed. Participants will leave the academy with a plan for promoting data literacy and sustaining the data analysis process in their districts or schools.

Registration Cost:

$400 per person attending with team

$495 individual registration

Payment Options: credit card or check

Registration is NOT final until payment is received. Space is limited, please register for the academy BEFORE making travel arrangements.

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Refund Policy:

Registration fee is non-refundable. No refunds will be issued for cancellations or no-shows. If the event is cancelled, registrants will be reimbursed for registration fees only.

Academic Credit:

 One credit is available for an additional fee of $150. There are additional requirements for those pursuing credit.

Event Location:

University of Wisconsin-Madison (more information TBA)


A room block has been reserved at the Hampton Inn & Suites Madison. Reserve your room by visiting thier website.

Other Hotel Accommodations:

525 W Johnson St
Madison, WI 53703
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1501 Monroe Street
Madison, WI 53703
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Hyatt Place
333 West Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53703
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Hilton Monona Terrace
9 East Wilson Street
Madison, WI 53703
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Travel Arrangements:

All travel expenses paid by attendees.

Airport: Dane County Regional Airport (MSN)

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