IPEDS Workshop
June 5, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Las Vegas, NV
Registration Deadline:  May 23, 2017
Workshop seats are allocated on a first-come, first served basis


The Association for Institutional Research (AIR) and the Mississippi Association for Institutional Research (CECU) are co-hosting a half-day IPEDS Workshop for data providers and users in conjunction with the CECU Annual Convention. Funding for this workshop is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Afternoon workshop content: IPEDS Data and Benchmarking: Supporting Decision Making and Institutional Effectiveness

This workshop introduces the fundamentals of benchmarking as a measure of institutional effectiveness. It is designed for individuals with little to no experience in benchmarking studies. Participants use data from the IPEDS Surveys, Data Feedback Reports, and the “Use of Data” section of the NCES website to learn about the types of comparison groups that can be constructed. Exercises demonstrate establishment of key performance indicators (KPIs) and identification of variables to refine comparison groups.


  • Held at the Mirage Hotel ​3400 South Las Vegas Blvd • Las Vegas, NV  89109
  • Includes three hours of instruction and workshop materials
  • No tuition charge to participants

 Funding for this workshop is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).


This workshop is limited to 45 participants. Workshop seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Seat confirmations are delivered via email on a rolling basis approximately 3 business days after an online seat registration is submitted.

Workshop registration components:

  • Contact and employment information
  • IPEDS Experience
  • Brief description of how the specific curriculum offered at the workshop will benefit you
  • Supervisor's Contact Information (for Workshop attendance acknowledgement communication)
  • Agreement to:
    • Bring a MAC or PC laptop with wireless capability and Microsoft ExcelArrange and pay for travel and hotel as needed  Attend the entire workshop and complete the workshop evaluation
    • Notify AIR immediately if unable to attend the workshop  

Request A Workshop Seat


Note: If you have any special needs addressed by the American with Disabilities Act, please contact the IPEDS Workshop Team at 850-385-4155 option 2 or e-mail


Phone: 850-385-4155 (option 2)