Committee Title:

AACRAO SPEEDE Committee

Mission:  
Facilitate the creation, maintenance, understanding, and adoption of electronic education records exchange standards in the secondary and postsecondary education community through:

  • promoting adoption and implementation of standards;
  • providing advisement, training, resources and implementation support; and
  • participating in standards development and maintenance.

Vision:  
Expand electronic education records exchange in the secondary and postsecondary education community by increasing visibility to standards, resources and best practices, and by reducing implementation and interoperability barriers.

Objectives:

  • Advance understanding and adoption of electronic exchange of education records through networking, webinars, sessions and workshops. Examples include:
    • AACRAO Annual Meeting
    • AACRAO Transfer/Tech Conference 
    • Regional AACRAO Meetings
    • PESC Summits

  • Develop and maintain standards for the electronic exchange of education records in conjunction with the appropriate national and international standards-setting bodies such as:
    • P20W Education Standards Council (PESC) boards and workgroups
    • Vendor advisory boards, panels and opportunities as approved by AACRAO
    • Relevant industry initiatives as identified and approved by AACRAO

  • Provide the following tools and support for institutions:
    • EDI to XML / XML to EDI crosswalks
    • Open source projects
    • AACRAO website resources
    • Standards Implementation Guides (IG)
    • SPEEDE-L list serve support
    • SPEEDE@AACRAO.ORG email assistance

Strategic Goals:
  • Develop relevant and clear educational materials and presentations
  • Promote awareness of current EDX solutions, best practices, and resources
  • Use communication channels such as SPEEDE-L listserv to engage in discussions related to the electronic exchange of education records, answer questions, and identify facilitators and presenters
  • Participate in the development and implementation of relevant EDX standards and best practices
  • Develop and maintain the EDI to XML / XML to EDI crosswalks rules for approved EDX standards
  • Review the committee’s mission, vision, objectives, and strategic goals annually
  • Recruit diverse and talented AACRAO institution members to serve on the committee