DATA SERVICES COLLABORATIVE
Consortium: Southwest Michigan Consortium - Kalamazoo RESA
ABOUT DATA SERVICES COLLABORATIVE
Activity Eight is the Data Services Collaborative Grant. Funding from this grant will be used to oversee the creation or expansion of Data Service Collaboratives that support online assessment readiness. A data services collaborative represents any centralized technology collaboration around software systems, network infrastructure, staffing or other technology services. These collaborations will leverage current TRIG activity work and support the overall intent of the TRIG grant which is to prepare districts for online assessment readiness.
What are the Benefits?
- Over 40 awarded collaborations statewide in areas such as Student Information Systems, File Server Hosting, Data Centers, Professional Development, Software Services and Best Practice Development
- Awarded collaboratives will be sustainable beyond grant funding
- Cost effective collaboration of technology and data related services to assist schools and districts to become TEST READY
- Collaboratives will assist with building the capacity of educators at ISDs and districts to effectively plan and implement online assessments and "Any Time, Any Place, Any Way, Any Pace" learning