CFEED to Attend The 2023 Florida Banner User Group Conference Oct. 19 – 20 in Orlando, FL

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 9, 2023 — The FLBUG Conference is not about insects. Rather, its lofty mission includes addressing core business needs, collaborating with Florida colleges, and data analytics. That’s where CFEED comes in.  

Diana Pienaar, Director, and Ashton Terry, Senior Manager, Central Florida Education Ecosystem Database (CFEED) will share about data analytics at the Florida Banner Users Group (FLBUG) Conference in Orlando Oct. 19 and 20 at the Valencia College West Campus. The event is free to attend.  

The conference opens at 8:30 am on Thursday and includes two full days of engaging conversations. Members of FLBUG, including those from thirteen Florida colleges, will share insights about ways they have used data in various projects, including SAAS and Banner, Better Sleep, Student Communication, and CRM.  

Terry and Pienaar will share a presentation titled: “How CFEED Research Helped Shape the Osceola Prosper Program” from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm on Thursday. The Osceola Prosper program has helped a thousand students from Osceola County public schools attend college for free and has also increased matriculation to Valencia College.  

“The CFEED research reveals that the Osceola Prosper program has helped 679 SDOC students get closer to their college dreams,” Terry said. “Direct matriculation from SDOC into Valencia increased by 679 students and represents a 44% increase from academic years 2021 and 2022.” 

Conference Quick Overview:     

  • Sessions begin at 9:30 am on Thursday and 8:00 am on Friday.  
  • Coffee & Pastries will be served before the start of sessions. 
  • Lunch will be served both days thanks to sponsor Evisions. 
  • FLBUG invites everyone to stick around on Friday for Kelly’s Ice Cream and door prize drawings. Evisions has provided a wonderful grand prize – which will be revealed when you arrive! 

For a map, go Campus Map. 

About FLBUG: 

The mission of the FLBUG Consortium is to address core business needs and establish a strong return-on-investment while continuously improving the features and functionality of its ERP software. Through collaboration, the Consortium hopes to capitalize on sharing “best practices,” joint training and purchasing discounts. 

About CFEED: 

Central Florida Education Ecosystem Database (CFEED) is a collaboration of Osceola Public Schools, Orange County Public Schools, Valencia College & UCF (University of Central Florida) whose goal is to build the tools and processes necessary to provide a silo-free examination of student performance from pre-kindergarten through post-secondary and begin identification of insights that can be used to provide interventions that will increase student success.   

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