Creating a Data Committee at Your School

September 13, 2019 Daren Worcester

the get connected podcast graphic with Nancy Kierstead's photo

Episode 66 of the Get Connected podcast welcomes Nancy Kierstead, data administrator at Severn School, to discuss her recent Blackbaud K–12 UC19 presentation, "Does your school need a data committee?

Topics that Nancy elaborates on include:

  • Why Severn School created a data committee
  • Who sits on the committee
  • The key tenants of the school's data policy and procedures guide
  • Enforcing data policies
  • Topics discussed and the resulting solutions
  • Communicating changes to data policies
  • Unforeseen benefits of the data committee 

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About the Author

Daren Worcester

Daren Worcester has been a member of the Blackbaud K-12 team for 17 years, assisting hundreds of independent schools through a variety of website development roles. A former copywriter and a published author with an appetite for SEO, Daren currently serves as the senior content marketing manager for K-12.

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