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Report
National Standard
Assessment &
Revisions Roadmap
Assess Extant Information
 Quality of data submitted by
SAAs/RAOs.
 Coding variations voluntarily
adopted by the field.
 Information most frequently
used/requested.
 Definitional and reporting questions
received from SAAs/RAOs.
 Feedback received during TA and
training.
NEA Consultation
 Identify priority info needs and
areas of concern.
 Identify where continuity is key.
Are further efforts to assess
the Standard warranted?
If yes...
Outline Revisions Procedure
 Identify key steps.
 Identify resources needed.
 Identify working group. Must
include NEA, NASAA, SAA and
RAO representation.
Formulate Revisions Proposal
Working Group Kick-Off
 Review roles and
responsibilities.
 Compare notes on NEA/federal,
state and regional info needs.
 Determine topics to float on field
survey.
SAA/RAO Field
Assessment
 Uses of the Standard.
 Needs, desires and problems.
 Issues, fields or codes identified
by the Working Group.
 Implementation factors.
 Develop first draft of field parameters, definitions
and timetable. This draft will be informed by
consultations, as needed, with:
- discipline/topical experts
- other taxonomy models
- database providers (GMS vendors and CDP)
 Working Group reviews and revises draft.
Test Revisions Proposal
 Share revisions proposal and implementation
timetable with SAAs/RAOs.
 Share with database providers.
 Revise as needed.
Is there sufficient field support for
proposed changes? If yes...
Working Group Check-in
 Review findings of field
assessment.
 What additional info should
inform revisions priorities?
Determine Revisions
Priorities
 Identify data elements to be
added, removed or changed.
 Identify additional
information/input needed to
formulate a proposal.
APPROVAL
 NEA (Senior Deputy Chairman)
 NASAA Board of Directors
Notify
SAAs
and
RAOs
Preparation of Implementation
Support Materials
For use in modifying application forms,
grants database systems, e-grant
protocols, FDR procedures, etc.
Implementation
Assistance
System
Modifications
 Distribution of materials.
 Wide promotion of
changes.
 Training and TA.
NEA, NASAA, SAAs,
RAOs begin
adjusting guidelines,
databases, etc.

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