19th 1st Place Winner

2017 2018​

Indiana Commission for Higher Education

One State, Two Initiatives:

Indiana's Embrace of e-Transcripts & Credential Engine


18th 1st Place Winner

2016 2017

iQ4 & National Student Clearinghouse

Extending the Capacity of Higher Education to Scale

the Output of Verified Workforce-Ready Graduates


17th 1st Place Winner

2015 2016

University of Tennessee System & AcademyOne

Automating Reverse Transfer for the

State of Tennessee

16th 1st Place Winner

2014 2015

Elon University & Parchment

Elon Experiences Transcript and Integration

to the Academic Transcript


15th 1st Place Winner

2013 2014

University of Phoenix

eTAPS Electronic Transcript Acquisition Process

14th 1st Place Winner

2012 2013

OCAS

Implementation of High School Transcript

13th 1st Place Winner

2011 2012

NCES - National Center for Education Statistics

U.S. Department of Education

Common Education Data Standards

(CEDS)

12th 1st Place Winner

2010 2011

South Carolina & AcademyOne

SC-TRAC Transfer & Articulation Center

11st 1st Place Winner

2009 2010

College Foundation of North Carolina

Electronic High School Transcript System


10th 1st Place Winners

2008 2009

California Community Colleges & XAP

and

University System of Georgia Board of Regents

California eTranscript  

and

Implementation of High School and

​Postsecondary XML Transcripts


9th 1st Place Winner

2007 2008

Sinclair Community College & Wainwright State University

Exchange of Electronic Transcripts

via Ohio Board of Regents

Articulation & Transfer Clearinghouse


8th 1st Place Winner

2006 2007

DQC - Data Quality Campaign

​Longitudinal Education Data Systems

Using Data to Improve Student Achievements


7th 1st Place Winner

2005 2006

National Council of Higher Education Loan Programs

Common Record: CommonLine (CRC) Beta Test


6th 1st Place Winner

2004 2005

FSA - Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education

XML Registry & Repository for Education


5th 1st Place Winner

2003 2004

Access 4 Learning

SIFA Specification


4th 1st Place Winners

2002 2003

ELM Resources & NCHELP

ELMnet & Meteor


3rd 1st Place Winner

2001 2002

National Council of Higher Education Loan Programs

Common Account Maintenance (CAM)


2nd 1st Place Winner

20002001

University of Northern Iowa

EDI Bridge


1st 1st Place Winner

1999 2000

OUAC - Ontario Universities' Application Centre

Model of Electronic Standardization Initiative:

Ontario Universities Electronic Transcript System (OUETS)


 

BEST PRACTICES

20th ANNUAL BEST PRACTICES COMPETITION

BEST PRACTICES


NEW

NOVEMBER 27, 2019

20th Annual Best Practices Competition Now Open for Submissions through April 19, 2019


NEW

JULY 25, 2018

Dr. Ken Sauer of Indiana Commission for Higher Education (ICHE) Presents "One State, Two Initiatives: Indiana's Embrace of e-Transcripts and Credential Engine' at U.S. NCES STATS-DC Annual Conference July 25-27, 2018


​​​APRIL 30, 2018
Indiana Commission for Higher Education Wins 1st Place in PESC 19th Annual Best Practices Competition 2018 for "One State, Two Initiatives:  Indiana's Embrace of e-Transcripts and Credential Engine"


​​​APRIL 17, 2017

iQ4 and National Student Clearinghouse Win 1st Place in PESC 18th Annual Best Practices Competition


APRIL 12, 2016

University of Tennessee System & AcademyOne Win 1st Place in PESC 17th Annual Best Practices 


APRIL 27, 2015

Elon University and Parchment Win 1st Place in 16th Annual Best Practices 


2014

University of Phoenix Wins 1st Place in PESC 15th Annual Best Practices 


2013

OCAS Wins 1st Place in PESC 14th Annual Best Practices 


2011

South Carolina Wins 1st Place in PESC 12th Annual Best Practices 


2010

College Foundation of North Carolina Wins 1st Place in PESC 11th Annual Best Practices 


2009

California Community Colleges/XAP & University System of Georgia Board of Regents Win 1st Place in PESC 10th Annual Best Practices 


2008
Sinclair Community College & Wainwright State University Win 1st Place in PESC Best Practices

2007
DQC - Data Quality Campaign Wins 1st Place in PESC Best Practices

2006
National Council of Higher Education Loan Programs Wins 1st Place in PESC Best Practices 

2005
FSA - Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education Wins 1st Place in PESC Best Practices

2004
Access 4 Learning Wins 1st Place in PESC Best Practices

2003
ELM Resources & NCHELP Win 1st Place in PESC Best Practices

2002
National Council of Higher Education Loan Programs Wins 1st Place in PESC Best Practices

2001
University of Northern Iowa Wins 1st Place in PESC Best Practices

1999/2000
OUAC - Ontario Universities' Application Centre Wins 1st Place in PESC Best Practices





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PESC 20th Annual Best Practices Competition

​​​    20th ANNUAL 

Best Practices Competition


OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS THROUGH

APRIL 19, 2019

1st PLACE WINNER IS ANNOUNCED & FEATURED AT

PESC SPRING 2019 DATA SUMMIT


Promoting Innovation & Ingenuity

In the Application & Implementation

of Interoperable Data Standards

For Business Needs

PESC 20th Annual Best Practices Competition
PESC - HOME - Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council | Data Standards, Digital Data Exchange, XML, JSON, Electronic Data Interchange
20th Annual Best Practices Competition | Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council | PESC
1Q4 & National Student Clearinghouse | 1st Place Winners in PESC's 18th Annual Best Practices Competition


Unlock the Mobility of Education Data with PESC Approved Standards​ , Technology & Services


Vote!

Vote for Your Favorite

Past Best Practice!


In addition to celebrating

our 20th Annual Best Practices in 2019,

we're taking a look back at the past 19 years

of 1st Place Winners and asking you to

vote for your favorite! 

​​

1st PLACE WINNERS FOR 2017

Peter Meehan of iQ4 and Doug Falk of National Student Clearinghouse receiving 1st Place Award in 18th Annual Best Practices May 3, 2017.

PESC 20th Annual Best Practices Competition

1st PLACE WINNERS FOR 2018

Dr. Ken Sauer, Tari Lambert & Jillian Scholten of ICHE receiving 1st Place Award in 19th Annual Best Practices May 2, 2018 at PESC Spring 2018 Data Summit.

Indiana Commission for Higher Education | 1st Place Winner in PESC's 19th Annual Best Practices Competition for Use of PESC and Credential Engine

1st Place Winners

PESC - HOME - Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council | Data Standards, Digital Data Exchange, XML, JSON, Electronic Data Interchange

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PESC - HOME - Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council | Data Standards, Digital Data Exchange, XML, JSON, Electronic Data Interchange

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Leading the  ESTABLISHMENT & ADOPTION OF ​​OPEN, TRUSTED DATA STANDARDS ​ACROSS THE EDUCATION DOMAIN

​​​​    20th ANNUAL 

Best Practices Competition


OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS THROUGH

APRIL 19, 2019


The PESC 20th Annual Best Practices Competition recognizes, highlights and promotes innovation and ingenuity in the application and implementation of interoperable data standards for business needs. 


First held in 1999 and awarded to the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) for its submission, "Model of an Electronic Standardization Initiative: Ontario Universities Electronic Transcript (OUETS) System," the Annual Best Practices Competition is open to institutions, associations, organizations, government agencies and departments, districts, consortia, non-profit and commercial service providers and other education stakeholders that have collaborated to design and/or adopt an electronic standardization initiative via a specific implementation, and/or other medium such as, but not limited to, published articles, white papers, pilots and demonstrations. 


The PESC 20th Annual Best Practices Competition is open for submissions.  Submissions can include documentation, artifacts and descriptions of the scope of a project, participants and partners, types of standards employed, relevant dates and project milestones, copies of articles (if an article submission), outline of mission/objectives and any related statistics (# of transactions transmitted, estimated cost savings, etc.).


​​Develop Collaborative, 
Real Solutions 
 

Maximize Automated, Reusable & 
Sustainable Technologies


Improve Institutional Performance, 
Student & Service Delivery, and Overall Connectivity 
Between Stakeholders


The 20th Annual Best Practices Competition for 2018/2019 is open for submissions until close of business Friday April 19, 2019.  


All entries and submissions should be submitted by April 19, 2019 to Michael.Sessa@PESC.org or at:

  1. Michael Sessa
  2. President & CEO
  3. PESC
  4. 1250 Connecticut Avenue, NW  Suite 700
  5. Washington, D.C. 20036


All entries will be judged by the PESC Board of Directors.  First place and those receiving special recognition will be notified immediately by PESC, an official public announcement will be made immediately before PESC’s Spring 2019 Data Summit being held in Washington DC at the Dupont Circle Hotel, and the award ceremony will be made during the General Session of the Spring 2019 Data Summit.