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Taking the Next Steps with PIAAC: 
A Research-to-Action Conference

Hosted by American Institutes for Research (AIR) and Dollar General

This conference provides an opportunity for attendees to learn about key findings from the 11 research papers commissioned by AIR through funding provided by the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics. The papers were authored by subject-matter experts addressing research questions related to immigration, health, inequality, adult learning, digital literacy, job market outcomes, and adult education. Please click here for a summary description of the papers and list of authors. Please click here to view a detailed and finalized agenda.

When? December 11, 2014 from 8:15am-5:30pm
            December 12, 2014 from 8:30am-12:30pm

Where? Key Bridge Marriott Hotel (1401 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22209). The Key Bridge Marriott is a 10 minute drive from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and a few minutes’ walk from the Rosslyn Metro Station (Blue/Orange/Silver lines). 

**If you plan to stay overnight at the Key Bridge Marriott, please make your reservation by phone (1-800-676-2959) and mention the AIR group rate.  There may still be rooms available at the discounted rate.**

Why? This unique conference will be of high interest to researchers in education, health, and labor economics, as well as practitioners and state/local policymakers from a variety of fields who are interested in using the PIAAC data in diverse ways. 

How? This conference is sponsored by AIR and Dollar General and there are no fees to attend the conference.

This event has passed. We will be posting conference materials and videos here on the PIAAC Gateway in the near future. Stay tuned for an announcement of their availabilities...Thank you!

Please contact us at piaac@air.org if you have any questions.


A Call for Papers for a New Public Library of Science (PLOS) Collection

The National Institute for Child and Human Development (NICHD), the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), and the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) are pleased to announce a call for research papers  on the relationship of education and skills to public health for adults and their families, particularly for those most at risk for poor educational, economic and health outcomes. Click here for more information ›

PIAAC Distance Learning Dataset Training (DLDT)

Access this free online training module provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and learn more about the PIAAC study at your own pace. Begin here ›


NCES PIAAC Data Explorer

NCES has released a Data Explorer for producing custom PIAAC data tables.
Access the Data Explorer here ›

For new users, AIR has recorded a training on how to use the PIAAC Data Explorer.
View the training video here


NCES PIAAC Results Portal


OECD U.S. Skills Report