MISSIONS, MEETING SCHEDULES & LOGISTICS  


This table details all active
 PESC GROUPS AND COMMITTEES, providing a listing of each along with their corresponding mission statements, chair(s) and meeting schedules.  All groups and committees are chaired by PESC Members and participation in all groups and committees is limited to PESC Members, except Academic Credentialing & Experiential Learning, Canadian PESC User Group, and GEO Code Workgroup, in which participation is open and offered free of charge to the general public.



GROUPS AND COMMITTEES
CHAIR(S)

​​MEETING SCHEDULE


Academic Credentialing & Experiential Learning

While policy leaders continue to drive and facilitate the transformation of credentialing, this task force is monitoring this transformation and community progress in order to prepare PESC for any new standards as well as any extensions or additions that might be needed to existing PESC APPROVED STANDARDS.


Alex Jackl,

Bardic Systems
Joellen Shendy,

UMUC​


Monthly

1st Wednesdays

2pm EDT

Board of Directors




Doug Falk,

National Student Clearinghouse



Monthly

3rd Thursdays

1pm EDT

Canadian PESC User Group

CanPESC looks to ensure that all PESC development and deliverables support & incorporate Canadian-based stakeholder interests; encourages participation in PESC development efforts and groups; and promotes and educates Canadian stakeholders on the importance of data exchange standards and global interoperability.


Cathy van Soest,

BCCampusplanner

Leisa Wellsman,

OUAC


Monthly

2nd Thursdays

Noon EDT

EdExchange User Group

EdExchange looks to establish a data exchange platform enabling the electronic exchange of standards-based data and digital documents.  Achieved through an open web services architecture and associated standards, EdExchange is designed as a peer-to-peer network providing a secure, reliable and direct connection between institutions avoiding file-based technologies.

Mark Cohen,
California Community
Colleges
Tuan Anh Do,
San Francisco

State University


Weekly

Thursdays

11am EDT

Global Education Organization Code Workgroup

The Global ID Workgroup looks to establish a standardized methodology in order to develop a global directory service of institution codes.



Rick Skeel,

Ellucian


Bi-Weekly

Fridays

1pm EDT

Seal of Approval Board

The SAB governs the voluntary program offered for implementers of PESC APPROVED STANDARDS to indicate a uniform level of implementation according to the original intent and spirt of development efforts.  The SAB follows a formal process governed by specific policies and procedures, and is comprised of PESC members appointed by the Board of Directors.



Monterey Sims,

University of Phoenix


Monthly

1st Thursdays

Noon EDT

Standards Development Forum

The Forum, governed by a Steering Committee, oversees and houses all development efforts (XML, JSON, PDF, EDI) and workgroups and is comprised of PESC members appointed by the Board of Directors.


Susan McCrackin,

College Board


Monthly

2nd Fridays

11am EDT

Change Control Board

The CCB governs the establishment and management of data elements, core components, taxonomies, schemas and code sets; authorizes all changes and updates to any and all PESC APPROVED STANDARDS; and is comprised of PESC members appointed by the Board of Directors.



Kristi Blabaum,

NASLA


Weekly

Fridays

11am EDT

Education Record User Group

ERUG governs all admissions and registrar-based PESC APPROVED STANDARDS including XML, EDI, PDF and others works closely to guide all agreed-upon changes through the CCB and TAB; and is comprised of PESC members appointed by the Board of Directors.​



Matt Bemis,

USC

Jason Weaver,

Parchment


Monthly

2nd Wednesdays

2pm EDT

Technical Advisory Board

The TAB is responsible for updating and maintain all PESC technical specifications; for providing guidance and research on technical and architectural issues related to standards development in various technologies; and is comprised of PESC members appointed by the Board of Directors.



Michael Morris,

ACT


Weekly

Fridays

11am EDT













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GROUPS  COMMITTEES  BOARDS

MISSION OF 


PESC GROUPS & COMMITTEES


foster collaboration across educational sectors

to solve industry-shared problems 


strive to bring much needed clarity and coherence

to the education eco-system

educate and inform on current initiatives and

emerging best practices impacting 
technology & standards


promote innovative, collaborative solutions that

employ automated, reusable and sustainable

technologies and standards​



​​​OVERVIEW


Each PESC GROUP & COMMITTEE focuses

on one common cause or interest.


PESC GROUPS & COMMITTEES
include education leaders & experts spanning

policy, practice & technology, working together through PESC in 'co-opetition' - that is
'cooperation among competitors'.


PESC GROUP & COMMITTEE 
meetings are held regularly weekly, monthly and/or quarterly by voice and/or by webinar;
while they convene in-person 

at Spring and Fall Data Summits.

PESC GROUP & COMMITTEE 
participation is open and available
to 

representatives of PESC Member organizations 

(in good standing).​​



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