Information Technology Services


GEMS

Tuesday, November 29, 2011, 1:08 pm

The 'Student Achievement' domain in GEMS has been uploaded into the new data warehouse and is currently under validation by Data Analysts in the OPI Measurement and Accountability Division.  Formal User Acceptance Testing (UAT) will begin December 5th and continue through December. 

The GEMS Portal will be presented at the Assessment and Data Conference in January 2012.  Sessions will be held on how to use GEMS, as well as a keynote speaker from Microsoft and an Advisory Group luncheon is being planned.  Stay tuned for more information and for invitations to the luncheon. 

The design and development of the 'Student Characteristics' domain has also begun.  Data sets included in this next domain are Enrollment, Homeless, Neglected and Delinquent Students, Migrant Students and Limited English Proficient. 

The OPI extends many thanks to all of our stakeholders who have participated in the GEMS project in many ways.  We always welcome more volunteers to become part of our team and help us make GEMS a statewide success.  Contact Jamey Ereth at jereth@mt.gov to sign up! 

For more information, contact Jamey Ereth, 444-4409