Brent Engelman

Dir of Education Data & Information Systems
Council of Chief State School Officers

Brent Engelman serves as the Education Data and Information Systems (EDIS) Director at the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). At CCSSO, Brent is responsible for leadership of the Education Information Management Advisory Collaborative (EIMAC), the Chief Information Officer (CIO) Network, and the newly formed Data Lead Network. In the 2018-2019 program year and beyond, EIMAC and its associated networks will strive to be a driving force responsible for advancing the use of technology and data to enhance teaching, learning, educational equity, and student success. Previously, Brent served as the Director of Information Technology at the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE). Brent led an education data system transformation that included the development of Ed360, a mobile friendly web application designed to empower educators with access to near real-time data. Brent also served six years as School Board President for his local district.

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