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PESC APPROVED STANDARDS


PESC APPROVED STANDARDS are available openly and free of charge for education and workforce, health and medical, military and government, and all teaching and learning communities - the cornerstone principle of PESC, PESC's Mission and PESC's Membership.


PESC APPROVED STANDARDS are Workgroup developed, proposed, approved, ratified and maintained through an open, transparent, rigorous, community-based, collaborative process, including a public notification when development initiates and a formal 30-day public comment period before approval, all governed by PESC Members.  


PESC APPROVED STANDARDS are platform and application neutral; used, implemented, adopted and integrated in systems, networks, applications, products & services; are hub and spoke and web services friendly; support a transaction or business process;​ and, can be implemented or used one independently from another.​​​​​


One PESC APPROVED STANDARD (e.g. the College Transcript Standsrd) is made available in several different technologies (e.g. EDI, JSON, PDF, XML), providing more technical choice for users. The EDI, JSON, PDF and XML data modeling guidelines and specifications, definitions and business processes are aligned and governed under PESC's Standards Development Forum for Education.  This alignment instills trust between different technologies, enables reliable data mapping across different technologies, and ensures data quality and integrity across different technologies.​​

​For use of PESC APPROVED STANDARDS
the PESC Website and PESC Work Products 

in which you do not mention or

provide attribution to PESC:


use, access and downloading of 
PESC APPROVED STANDARDS 
are provided openly and free of charge.


You can also develop

derivative products and services from

PESC APPROVED STANDARDS 
and you are responsible for any use of 
PESC APPROVED STANDARDS you make.


FOR XML 


For XML, PESC APPROVED STANDARDS include:


  • XML schema that outline data file design & record structure
  • Implementation Guides that explain & describe adoption, integration & use
  • Instance Documents that display examples based on sample data​ (This mandate is a recent requirement and may not be included in some.)


Dependent on when developed and released, each are based on specific versions of:


The Academic Record is an XML schema that contains a dictionary of element type definitions that can be used to construct and validate XML messages. The library contains element types that are specific to information about a student's academic experience and accomplishments.  

Core Main is also an XML schema that contains a dictionary of common element type definitions that can be used to construct and validate XML messages.


​The PESC XML Technical Specification outlines PESC XML Schema Structure, development methodology and design rules.


FOR EDI 

While PESC has adopted certain EDI standards as PESC APPROVED STANDARDS and hosts corresponding EDI Implementation Guides, users must obtain the EDI standards from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).  For more information, please see the Introduction & Overview of SPEEDE/ExPRESS.




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Use of PESC Intellectual Property (IP) 


Intellectual Property (IP) Policy &

User Agreement




​​Seal of Approval 

PROGRAM


Implementers and users must formally apply to PESC for the Seal of Approvalusing the official Application & Agreement. The PESC Seal of Approval Program is designed to communicate to the global education community that a certain implementation(s) of PESC APPROVED STANDARDS was uniformly implemented according to the original intent and spirit of the PESC APPROVED STANDARD.


A Seal of Approval can be used by implementers & users (colleges, universities, state and provincial agencies, high schools, districts, service providers and all other applicable education stakeholders) to communicate, market and demonstrate alignment, digital interoperability and support of student and learner mobility in their products, services & systems.


Award Recipients of a PESC Seal of Approval are used by PESC to communicate, market & promote the value of collaboration and transparency; to further the PESC mission of mobility and interoperability; & encourage all to join the growing global community migrating toward digital, standardized data management.



Read more here including a full

Questions and Answers (Q & A) sheet.



PESC APPROVED STANDARDS, Technology and Services are community-sourced & driven by PESC serving as an incubator to pilot & launch data standards using an open, collaborative & transparent process; and by PESC serving as an open, data standards-development and open, data standards-setting body, governing resource mapping, and maintenance of education ecosystem taxonomies, shared code sets & schemas in various technologies (e.g. EDI, JSON, PDF, XML) produced & released as PESC APPROVED STANDARDS. 


PESC APPROVED STANDARDS are platform and application neutral; adopted and integrated in systems, networks, applications, products and services; support a transaction or business process, and; can be implemented or used one independently from another.​​​​








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Award Recipients

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Seal of Approval 

PROGRAM


is a voluntary service offered by PESC


to users or implementers of


PESC APPROVED STANDARDS

 

to indicate a uniform level


of their implementation.​



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