IPEDS Workshop
June 27, 2014
12:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Hartford, CT
Registration is Closed for this Workshop
Workshop seats are allocated on a first-come, first served basis.

The Association for Institutional Research (AIR) and the North East Association for Institutional Research (NEAIR) are co-hosting a half-day IPEDS Workshop for data providers and users in conjunction with the PDS Drive in Workshops. Funding for this workshop is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

This workshop features this training module:

IPEDS Data and Benchmarking: Supporting Decision Making and Institutional Effectiveness is designed for participants with little to no experience in the area of conducting benchmarking studies or with the IPEDS Data Center. This module introduces the fundamentals of creating benchmarks to measure institutional effectiveness. The module provides an overview of the types of comparison groups that can be constructed using IPEDS data, with examples of appropriate use. Participants will use actual data from the IPEDS Surveys, Data Feedback Reports, and the Data Center. Exercises and resources will demonstrate processes to establish key performance indicators and identify variables to refine comparison groups.

  • Held on the Goodwin College campus; 1 Riverside Drive, East Hartford, CT 06118
  • Scheduled in conjunction with the PDS Drive in Workshops
  • 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).

Ms. Yvonne Kirby
Director of Institutional Research and Assessment
Central Connecticut State University
New Britain, CT
Yvonne Kirby is the Director of Institutional Research & Assessment at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Connecticut. She coordinates and oversees the office’s Federal, State, and other mandatory reporting and ensures timely and accurate submissions. She is also responsible for coordinating assessment activities on campus and analyzing data to help inform senior leadership decisions. Yvonne’s higher education experience includes serving as an IPEDS Keyholder and using the IPEDS Data Center for benchmarking at the state, regional and national level to help inform and support institutional policy and long-range planning.
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 Excel
    • Arrange 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   
Registration is Closed for this Workshop
Note: If you have any special needs addressed by the American with Disabilities Act, please contact the IPEDS Workshop Team at 850-385-4155 x202 or e-mail
Phone: 850-385-4155 x202