Session 64

Set Your Knowledge in Motion: Maximize Reports & Graphs in the ISIR Analysis Tool
Holly Langer-Evans Anne Tuccillo

Session Objectives
Learn how to: Analyze the effectiveness of institutional verification criteria Determine Impact of individual ISIR fields on EFC Use graphing capabilities to present and share findings

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Hands-On Activities
• Are you ready to set your knowledge in motion? • Use the workbook provided to begin

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Session Materials
• We will post the workbook after the conferences on the QA Program website: www.ifap.ed.gov/qualityassurance • A taped version of this session will be available after the conference on the QA Program website

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Important Program Information
ISIR Analysis Tool Calendar of Events

FSA Assessment Requirements

Verification Codes

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Timeline of Activities for the ISIR Analysis Tool February Latest Version of IA Tool on the Web

March – September

Begin implementing your verification selection criteria & complete verifying your applicants Prepare flat file, upload data Analyze Data; FSA collects school data; Notify QA Rep. of institutional verification criteria (for QA schools only)

October November through January

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QA Program Requirements for the FSA Assessments
Complete two Assessments or activities Notify Regional Representative of the two assessments If applicable, complete the Management Enhancement or Effective Practice Forms

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QA Schools Must use these Verification Status Codes

• V VERIFIED by the school. • S Selected by CPS but NOT verified because the ISIR record did not meet the school verification criteria • W Selected by the school and the Pell was disbursed without documentation. • BLANK Not selected
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Tracking your W Codes

• Access the Verification Tracking Report in COD
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Verification Status Report
To retrieve the report via a Data Request: Log into the COD web site, select the Batch option from the top tool bar Select Grant Data Requests, select New Request; from the Report Type dropdown box, select Verification Status Report

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Verification Status Report-Cont’d
 Make the appropriate selections for Award Year, Request Type and Data Type, and click the submit button

This process will produce a report with current data from COD. Remember, if there is no student for whom a code is missing, the file will be sent but the results will be blank.

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Related Sessions:
Session 65: Draft Findings from the QA Program for the 2006-07 Award Year

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Questions?
• We are also available in the PC Lab • Don’t forget to complete your session evaluation

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Contact Information
We appreciate your feedback and comments. We can be reached at:
Holly.Langer-Evans@ed.gov Anne.Tuccillo@ed.gov

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