The Education Record User Group will focus on utilization and development of standardized, electronic transcripts. While many colleges, universities, and software and systems providers are using the EDI versions, many are also either currently using the XML versions or plan on implementing them in the very near future. Use of both the high school and college transcript standards can be tracked throughout the United States and into Canada.
The launch of the Education Record User Group will take place during PESC's Fall 2008 Member Summit being held Monday October 6 - 7, 2008 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City. To view the tentative schedule for the overall Summit, click here. In addition to the launch of the Education Record User Group, the Summit includes meetings of: the Steering Committee of the Standards Forum for Education, the Change Control Board (CCB), the Technical Advisory Board (TAB), the EA2 Task Force, the Seal of Approval Group, and the PESC Board of Directors. Additionally, PESC is also launching a PDF Transcript Workgroup. More information about this workgroup will be announced shortly.
For the Education Record User Group, attendees are encouraged to submit issues, problems, and requested enhancements to the PESC office prior to the Summit. All issues will be compiled and then presented to the User Group for review. All issues from the high school, college, XML and EDI transcripts are welcome for review and discussion. Going forward, most work will be conducted via teleconference call meetings facilitated by a chair who will be appointed by the User Group itself.
User Groups will serve as the development vehicles for future releases once a standard (v 1.0) has been established. PESC is pleased to offer participation in User Groups free of charge for members of PESC. Non-members interested in participating should contact PESC Executive Director Michael Sessa at 202.261.6516 or at email@example.com.
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