About Utah Data Alliance
The Utah Data Alliance is a multi-agency collaborative partnership organized to:
- Develop and maintain Utah’s only comprehensive statewide longitudinal data system (SLDS) to enable examination of educational progress and outcomes over time, from preschool, and K12 through postsecondary public education and into the workforce;
- Coordinate and conduct research and analyses to answer questions about the success of policies, programs, services at all levels of education, and career employment preparation; and
- Fulfill Utah’s goal of continuous improvement by providing information about the effectiveness, efficiency, and quality of education and career-related programs and services.
The Utah Data Alliance partners are:
As a collaborative, multi-organizational partnership, the Utah Data Alliance seeks to enhance the quality of educational research and analysis in Utah regarding policies, practices, and programs by utilizing an integrated and confidential statewide longitudinal data system. The Utah Data Alliance provides policy and decision makers research findings with the goal of improving education and workforce policy and practice.
Utah Data Alliance Executive Board
Utah Data Alliance Management Committee
SLDS Grant Information
“Over the past decade, States have made a great deal of progress in developing Statewide longitudinal data systems, most of them with the assistance of SLDS Program funds. This grant completion will focus on enhancing States' capacity to use those systems to identify problems and drive improvement efforts.” – U.S. Department of Education, 2015
IES SLDS FY’15 Grant
Start Date: 10/1/2015
End Date: 9/30/2019
Amount Awarded: $6,497,783
Project Director: Albert Tay
More grant information.
The Utah Data Alliance promotes and protects privacy through a formal safe and secure process for sharing and using data. The Utah Data Alliance does not share or otherwise expose personally identifiable information.