Breaking Down Silos: Online Tools for Data Collaboration

Session 7: 8:30-10:00 AM (Friday March 04, 2022)



Data-informed decision-making is essential when it comes to student learning; working collaboratively and having a shared understanding with colleagues about what data represents is a big part of informed decision-making. This session focuses on improving data dialogue and collaboration by introducing online collaborative tools data managers, teachers, and administrators can use to help develop shared meaning in data analysis and evaluation.


Lead Presenter Bio Photo

Sudie Whalen

American Institutes for Research / CALPRO

Sudie Whalen is a Technical Assistance Consultant with American Institutes for Research (AIR) working in the adult learning practice hub. Ms. Whalen is currently the deputy director of the California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project (CALPRO). She also serves as a subject matter expert and trainer in the following areas: equity in adult education, career technical education instruction, integrated education and training (IET), collaborative team-building – professional learning co

Lead Presenter Bio Photo

Jay Wright


Jay Wright manages training and technical assistance for federal and California accountability requirements, including California WIOA, Title II: AEFLA federal reporting requirements and the California Adult Education Program (CAEP). He has worked in several areas of adult education including special needs, program development, and data analysis. He applies this experience to improving programs and instruction and identifying issues that require targeted technical assistance. With his extensive

Lead Presenter Bio Photo

Carol Hirota

Delta Sierra Adult Education Alliance

Type of Presentation

Panel or Facilitated discussion (60 minutes)


  • Teachers
  • Administrators
  • Support Staff

Program Strands

  • Adult Basic Education
  • Adult Secondary Education
  • Career Technical Education
  • English as a Second Language

Category Strands

  • Technology Integration