Elementary-Secondary-Vocational (ESV) Computer Council
Function: Advises and assists the Minnesota State Board of Education in the development of plans and standards for administrative data processing in elementary, secondary and vocational education. Reviews and monitors compliance with data standards. Also advises and assists the Minnesota Department of Education on their information systems. (Source: Official communication from the office of the governor of the state of Minnesota, 6 May 1992).
Created in 1980. In 1983 representatives of regional management information centers were removed and representation from public and private managers increased. In 1987 representatives of vocational technical education of the Department of Education were added. "The council is no longer in existence as of August 1993" (Source: Annual compilation and statistical report: membership on state councils, boards and commissions, 1993).
14 members (1 administrator, 1 school board member, and 1 teacher each from a rural school district and an urban district; 3 private sector managers of whom at least 2 are data processing managers; 3 public sector managers of whom at least 2 are data processing managers; 1 person representing postsecondary vocational technical education; 1 person from the Department of Education; the council should include at least 1 resident of each congressional district); Shepard, 1993; and 1991 annual compilation.; Previously, 11 members appointed by the commissioner of education.
Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report:
1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980.
Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1980-1992.
Record last updated:
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