Data Literacy Leadership for Educators

3 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only

The 3-credit hour course will focus on the power of data analysis in continuous improvement. Participants will identify types of data that support decision-making, collect, analyze, and manage school-based data, prioritize data based on the purposes for analysis, receive an overview of data analysis and synthesis protocols, and receive guidance for planning for next steps in continuous improvement.

Course Details

Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for DoDEA Educators.

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What You Will Learn

  • Communicate effectively using a shared vocabulary of data literacy and assessments
  • Help build a culture of data-informed decision making with their school
  • Analyze and interpret DoDEA agency-wide assessments for their faculty/colleagues using PEDMIS and other established protocols
  • Present assessment information based on their school data and prepare to lead data dialogues
  • Track their school data using research-based methodologies and best practices
  • Inform and assist Focused Collaboration Teams through the PEDMIS stages to identify learner challenges and progress monitor implementation
  • Align their School Action Plans with the District Action Plan, regional foci, the DoDEA BluePrint, and Cognia’s accreditation standards


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

Key Benefits of Credit Validation Courses

Make Your Work Count

Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

Advance Faster

Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.

Work Towards a Degree

Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.