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Annual dues for PESC Membership, based on the
type of organization, renew annually.
STANDARDS MAKE THE WORLD GO 'ROUND.
By the Community.
For the Community.
Not for Profit.
CHIEF DATA OFFICER VICE PRESIDENT CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER PRESIDENT CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE ANALYTICS RESEARCH FINANCIAL AID REGISTRAR ADMISSIONS DATA MANAGEMENT MARKETING & SALES PLANNING CHIEF ACADEMIC OFFICER MANAGER PROGRAMMER ARCHITECT SYSTEMS INTEGRATION
PESC MEMBERS identify, develop, openly share and promote collaborative data solutions that employ automated, reusable and sustainable technologies in order to improve institutional performance, to improve student service delivery, and improve overall digital and electronic connectivity between stakeholders.
In this spirit and in support of the mission, PESC provides free online access, without charge, to PESC APPROVED STANDARDSand all technical information on this website for the education community & general public.
ANNUAL PESC MEMBER DUES, as the principal source of funding, support all open data exchange standards & technical specifications development, issuance and maintenance of open PESC APPROVED STANDARDS; all official PESC communications and outreach activities; and PESC events & industry meetings.
Please consider joining PESC as MEMBERor SPONSOR and join your colleagues in PESC's mission to raise the entire education domain to a new standard of interoperability!
Some colleges and universities support PESC for a short time or when there is development they wish to support. Other organizations like AACRAO, ACT, College Board and Ellucian have been solid PESC Members consistently for 20 years.
Whether for a short period or not, your support of PESC directly impacts your students, learners, colleges and universities and enables all others to access PESC APPROVED STANDARDS, TECHNOLOGY & SERVICES and migrate toward digital mobility.
PESC Members work together
through PESC in 'co-opetition'
(cooperation among competitors)
to identify current initiatives
and emerging best practices
impacting technology & standards
to develop innovative, collaborative
solutions that employ automated,
reusable and sustainable
systems & technologies.
PESC Members propose and participate
in PESC Groups and Initiatives &
convene at Spring & Fall Data Summits.
PESC MEMBERS believe that fostering open, transparent collaboration across educational communities to solve common industry-shared problems brings much needed clarity and coherence to the education eco-system.
PESC TECHNOLOGY is open, community-sourced & driven by PESC serving as an incubator to pilot and launch data standards using an open, transparent, collaborative process (based on a voluntary consensus model); and serving as an open, data standards-development and open, data standards-setting body governing resource mapping and maintenance of education eco-system schemas, taxonomies and shared code sets in various technologies (e.g. EDI, XML, PDF, JSON, etc.).
As a PESC MEMBER, your organization helps drive this development providing an equal voice and stake in the strategic direction and development of education technology.
From Ontario to Indiana, to Credentials Solutions, National Student Clearinghouse and Parchment (among many others), to Stanford University and all 114 of the California Community Colleges (which alone serves 2.1 million students), to all of financial aid - ALL USERS of PESC APPROVED STANDARDS- PESC is fulfilling its vision of a digital domain.
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Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council
PESC AMBASSADOR PROGRAM
International PESC Leaders
Across Australia, Canada,
Ireland, the Netherlands & USA
University of Southern California
Duklas Cornerstone Consulting
CIO & VP
National Student Clearinghouse
Acting Manager, eTranscripts
Ontario Universities' Application Centre
Senior Director of Technology
Educational Credential Evaluators
Herman de Leeuw
Groningen Declaration Network
Head of University Services
University of Melbourne
Matthew Pittinsky, Ph.D.
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Ken Sauer, Ph.D.
Associate Commissioner &
Chief Academic Officer
Indiana Commission for Higher Education
President & CEO
Director of Admissions & Evaluation
University of Phoenix
Director of Product Management
Cathy van Soest
Director of Evalutions
Assistant Registrar & Director, Service Point
Head of Product
Senior Director of Evalutions
CEO & Founder
for Program details and
to be appointed as an
CURRENT MEMBERS & AMBASSADORS
FOSTERING & PROMOTING DATA STANDARDIZATION
PESC WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS!
P O S T S E C O N D A R Y E L E C T R O N I C S T A N D A R D S C O U N C I L
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“At Liaison, we’ve seen the power of bringing together higher education communities through our Centralized Application Services (CAS) to improve the enrollment management process for all involved. By partnering with PESC, we’re hoping to use that same community-minded approach to standardize open data exchange, which will make it easier for prospective students to explore their educational options and will simplify data management for our on-campus partners.”
– Adam Kenney, Vice President, Products
“Lumina Foundation believes that data standards are an essential aspect for improving data quality, transparency, and interoperability on competencies and credentials for students, employers, and institutions. We are proud to join the data standards community & support efforts that allow systems to connect data together to ensure the ability of students to pursue further education and employment.”
- Amber Garrison Duncan, Strategy Director
A M B A S S A D O R
P R O G R A M
PESC Leaders & Experts
Promoting Data Standards
Around the World
To activate awareness & adoption of data standards, PESC & its Members promote digitalization & advocate for automated, machine-to-machine connectivity.
In supporting & governing PESC,
Members are the best spokespeople
to champion the need & value of data standards & communicate a common,
shared, global vision of seamless
A M B A S A S S A D O R
P R O G R A M
PESC established International Ambassadors in 2018 after partnership with the Groningen Declaration Network (GDN). International PESC Ambassadors were established for leaders from PESC Members who also attend the Annual GDN Meetings held around the world. With 15 International PESC Ambassadors at the last Annual GDN Meeting in Paris, PESC was very well represented & our mission resonated clearly.
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Help Support PESC Year Round!
1) PESC Ambassadors for Credentialing
2) PESC Ambassadors for Transcipts
3) PESC Ambassadors for EdExchange
4) PESC Ambassadors for GEO Code
What’s expected as a PESC Ambassador?
PESC will list you on its website and promote you as a contact person and liaison for PESC, and you agree to be available as a contact should someone contact you with questions about data standards, PESC, and overall interoperability.
Leading the ESTABLISHMENT AND ADOPTION OF TRUSTED, FREE & OPEN DATA STANDARDS ACROSS THE EDUCATION DOMAIN SINCE 1997