This week’s State Agency Databases Project subject highlight is Education, featuring 43 states that project volunteers know to have publicly searchable databases in this subject area. Three examples from this compilation are:
Teacher Certification Database – Searchable by teacher first or last name, this database will provide a list of that teacher’s current certifications along with expiration dates. This database does not list expired certifications or any personal data.
Missouri School Directory – View public school information by county, district name, state house district, or state senate district. Information includes contact numbers for administrators and each school in the district, and the number of schools, certified staff, and enrolled students. Assessed valuation and tax levy amounts are also available.
Degree Program Search – From the website, “This tool allows a user to search by one field or a combination of fields to find a degree program(s) offered at one or more public community, technical, or state college, public university, health-related institution, Independent/Private(ICUT) Institution, For Profit Colleges & Universities Authorized by Certificate, or Other Institutions Authorized by Certificate. ”
For more, see http://godort.libguides.com/educationdbs. If you know of state agency produced databases in this area, either comment here or use the “Email me” link on the guide to report a database, which will be forwarded to the appropriate project volunteer.