Dec. 2-3, 2021 and Dec. 9-10, 2021

Diving Into Data Workshop 2021

Sharpen your data skills through hands-on training in December

The ability to use data effectively is key to powerful reporting on education issues, such as COVID-19 cases in schools and student loan defaults. Ready to take your data skills and savvy to a new level? The Education Writers Association is here to help.

Apply now for the next Diving into Data Workshop. The online training will be delivered Dec. 2-3 and Dec. 9-10 in four half-day sessions from noon to 5 p.m. Eastern.

Participants will receive intensive, hands-on training from our data coaches – veteran journalists adept at analyzing and reporting with education data. The coaches will meet you where you are in terms of data savvy and experience – whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or advanced. Each participating journalist comes with a specific reporting project in mind and a dataset to work with. The workshop offers tracks for Excel, SQL and R.

Space is limited for this competitive program. Applicants must provide a letter of recommendation from their editor. (Email it to Also, we highly recommend that participants plan to use two screens for the workshop.

The deadline to apply for the training is 6 p.m. Eastern on Monday, Nov. 8. The program is free for EWA member journalists. (If you’re not a member, apply today)

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