MassCUE Datapalooza 2018



The MassCUE Datapalooza is a new event that focuses on educators sharing best practices for using data in the classroom, school, or district. The event will start with a morning keynote followed by a series of presentations (55 minutes long) throughout the day. We are encouraging educators to attend this event in teams that consist of school and district administrators, technology directors, technology integration specialists, and classroom teachers or specialists. Presentations will demonstrate on how schools and/or districts effectively use data to improve teaching and learning.

Registration is now open!

Early Bird Registration: $45
Register by midnight January 4, 2018

Regular Registration January 5, 2017: $65

Limit: 75 educators

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This event will be held at:

St. Peter-Marian Junior-Senior High School

Dr. Damian Bebell, Keynote

Drinking from the Fire Hose: Leveraging Data in the 21st Century School

Over the past few years some truly exciting opportunities have emerged for educators and schools seeking to better leverage educational data. Learn how schools across the globe are leveraging everything from simple student survey reflections to predictive learning analytics to support opportunities for educators and schools to better define, measure  and communicate what they find valuable and important.


Dr. Damian Bebell is a well-established leader in the design and implementation of research and evaluation studies in technology rich educational environments. Damian holds a position of Assistant Research Professor at Boston College’s Lynch School of Education and is a Senior Research Associate at the Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation, and Educational Policy. In 2011, Damian co-founded the website, dedicated to strengthening strategic vision in education and assessment. Currently, Damian is Research Director for the International Research Collaborative, a longitudinal research collaboration between data scientists, educational researchers, and schools around the world.

Call for Proposals Now Closed

Congratulations to our presenters!

Up to three presenters for each presentation will have complimentary access to the event. Additional presenters pay the $65 registration fee. If your proposal is accepted you will receive an email with detailed information. If you have any questions in the meantime, please feel free to email Shelley Chamberlain at  Please complete the application in its entirety. Deadline for proposals is December 1, 2017. The MassCUE PD Committee will review and respond to submissions by the week of December 17, 2018.

Presentations will include (but are not limited to):

· Setting up and maintaining a data warehouse
· Mining data effectively
· Using data to narrow the achievement gap
· Sharing effective ways to deal with data phobia
· Considering data from a variety of sources
· Using data to communicate with colleagues across grade levels and district
· Collecting, analyzing and presenting/sharing data both informally and formally
· Sharing how leadership teams promote and guide the use of data within their districts


Early Bird Registration (ends January 5, 2018) $45.00 (fee includes lunch)
Regular Registration (after January 5, 2018) $65.00 (fee includes lunch)
Date and Time January 25, 2018
Location St. Peter-Marian Junior-Senior High School

Audience Teachers and Administrators
Participants 75


7:30 am- Registration opens (and light breakfast served)

8:30 am – 9:15 am – Morning Keynote

9:30 am to 10:15 am – Concurrent Session #1

10:30 am  to 11:15 am – Concurrent Session #2

11:30 am – Visit with Vendor sponsors

12:00-1:00 pm – Lunch Provided with DataSlam

1:15 pm to 2:00 pm – Concurrent Session #3

2:15 pm to 3:00 pm – Concurrent Session #4

Session Schedule


Sponsorship Opportunity: (Limit of 4 sponsors at $750 each) Only 1 spot left!
• Banquet table for materials
• Two complimentary registrations
• Recognition before the morning keynote
• Logo on Leadership Conference webpage 1 month prior and up to event
• Opportunity to offer one workshop during the day

Please email Shelley Chamberlain at

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