• Collaborative Leadership: PESC and Partners Drive JSON-LD Advancements

    by John Lovell, Technology Director, A4L Community The A4L Community is excited to spotlight the groundbreaking efforts of the Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council (PESC and their close collaboration with partners as they lead the charge in defining and implementing JSON-LD standards. PESC’s JSON-LD Task Force has been at the forefront of this initiative, establishing comprehensive…

  • Brigham Young University Joins PESC

    Strengthens Commitment to Educational Data Standards Washington, D.C. – May 7, 2024 – The Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council (PESC) is thrilled to announce Brigham Young University (BYU) as its newest member institution. BYU’s dedication to educational quality and its recognition of the importance of standardized data exchange is a natural fit for PESC’s mission.​ “BYU…

  • ACAT Secretariat/Learner Pathways of Alberta Advanced Education Joins PESC

    Ann Marie Lyseng Selected as GEO Code User Group Co-Chair Washington, D.C. – March 7, 2024 The Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council (PESC) is pleased to announce the addition of Alberta Council on Admissions and Transfer (ACAT) Secretariat/Learner Pathways as the latest Member of PESC.​ Ann Marie Lyseng, Senior Manager of ACAT Secretariat/Learner Pathways, stated, “Membership…

  • Karen McCredie Appointed to PESC Board of Directors

    EPBC Executive Director Selected to Fill Open Board Seat, Enhancing Leadership in Student Success Initiatives Washington, D.C. – October 10, 2023 – The Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council (PESC) is delighted to announce the appointment of Karen McCredie to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Karen McCredie, currently serving as the Executive Director of EducationPlannerBC (EPBC)…

  • After 20+ Years of Service, PESC Bids a Fond Farewell to Michael Sessa

    Washington, D.C. – The Board of Directors of the Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council (PESC) has announced that after over 20 years of his work within PESC and the education sector, Michael Sessa will be stepping down from his position as PESC President and CEO, effective September 11, 2023. The PESC Board is grateful for his…

  • Advancing Education Through Digital Transformation: A4L and PESC Collaborating for Success

    Washington, D.C. – In a joint announcement, two well established education community standards bodies have agreed to develop a closer partnership with the goal of scaling K-12 and Postsecondary data standards efforts. Started in 1997 by software vendors and schools collaborating, the Access 4 Learning (A4L) Community, and its special interest group the Student Data…

  • What is CEDS and how can we use it?

    The Common Education Data Standards initiative hopes to align colleges and universities on how they report student and faculty information. Oct 07, 2022 by Andy Vilano ​What is CEDS and How Can Universities Use It – Interview with Ross Santy, Associate Commissioner, Administrative Data Division, National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education; and…

  • Outstanding Service Awards in PESC’s 25th Anniversary Awards Recognize Decades of Contribution & Leadership

    Washington, D.C. ~ The Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council (PESC) is pleased to recognize and honor Kristi Blabuam, Doug Falk, Doug Holmes, Susan McCrackin, David K. Moldoff, Michael D. Morris, Rick Skeel, Francisco Valines and Jennifer Kim with “Outstanding Service Awards.” With decades of experience, voluntary service and participation at every level within PESC, each was…