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Information Services - Data Collection

Education Personnel Information Management System (EPIMS)

The Education Personnel Information Management System (EPIMS) collects demographic data and work assignment information on individual public school educators. This information enables Massachusetts to comply fully with the No Child Left Behind Act by accurately reporting on highly qualified teachers. The EPIMS data also will be used to perform greatly needed analysis on our educator workforce that, over time, will identify high need areas, evaluate current educational practices and programs, and assist districts with their recruiting efforts.

EPIMS Documentation

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EPIMS Job Classifications Requiring Educator Evaluation

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EPIMS Data Handbook v.7.0 - Updated 05/04/2016

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EPIMS Error List v.6.01 - Updated 08/16/2015

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EPIMS File Formats v.1.6 - Updated 05/24/2013

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ID Maintenance Error List - 09/01/2009

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Summary Reports Explanation Document - Updated 09/30/2012

Appendices A–I of EPIMS Data Handbook v6.0 - Updated 10/05/2016

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Helpful Hints for Coding Work Assignments - Updated 09/13/2012

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Reporting Virtual Teachers and Co-Teachers - Updated 07/27/2011

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Reporting Alternative Education - Updated 07/27/2011

EPIMS Training Materials

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District Presentation Slides from EOY 2014
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2014 EOY Data Collection Webinar FAQ's
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District Presentation Slides from August, 2013
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District Presentation Slides from October, 2012
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District Presentation Slides from June 1 and June 2, 2011

EPIMS Application Training Presentation

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EPIMS Fall 2008 Training Presentation

MEPID Assignment Training Materials

Slide Presentation from April 24 & 25 Webinars

ID Maintenance Tutorial Video 1

ID Maintenance Tutorial Video 2

ID Maintenance Tutorial Video 3

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ID Maintenance Tutorial Videos Written Transcript

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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EPIMS FAQ

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Race-Ethnicity FAQ

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Highly Qualified FAQ

Vendors

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List of Vendors on EPIMS Contact List

If you have any questions, please contact the Data Collection office at (781) 338-3282.



Last Updated: October 7, 2016
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