How to Make Your Data Work for You

(Formerly Data Analysis Training)

Using data to inform instructional practice and shape school culture.

The training will explore expectation and opportunity gaps and their relationship to the achievement gap. Participants will be introduced to a data protocol that will help generate tangible evidence to meet and support challenges that exist at the school or district level.

Participants will complete a data analysis protocol that will require them to identify a research question, analyze their data, and present their next steps to the group. This training is designed for the novice to moderately comfortable data user. Participants are provided with a variety of AVID data reports but are encouraged to bring any data they would like to use as part of their two-day experience. Participants will also receive Got Data? Now What?: Creating and Leading Cultures of Inquiry by Laura Lipton and Bruce Wellman.

For additional information, view the How to Make Your Data Work for You Brochure.

Dates and Locations

Please note, AVID Center reserves the right to cancel an event due to low enrollment.

  May 20-21 San Diego, CA    

What Participants are Saying

Here are a few quotes from How to Make Your Data Work for You Trainings participants:

What I found the most useful? We looked at specific data and created action plans that are realistic and relevant."

It was really interesting looking at our own data - I feel that our site team will appreciate and use our work."

Very helpful and thought-provoking. Can be used to help promote, strengthen and defend the AVID program."

I appreciated having designated time with colleagues to critically analyze our own data and better organize a plan for data collection."

If you have any questions please email For the next training nearest you, contact your AVID divisional office via the Contact page.

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