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MCS ...Strategic TECHNOLOGY Solutions

Mr. Malitz leverages his knowledge of education data and information technology issues acquired through 30 years of experience in the Federal Government and more recently as an independent consultant as a skilled IT professional, researcher, web analyst, and statistician whose last federal position was in a senior leadership role as the Chief Information Technology Officer (CITO) at ED’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES). In this role he conceptualized, designed, and implemented information technologies including all website initiatives across the Institute. Prior to his role as CITO, he served as the Chief Technology Officer and as Webmaster at the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) from the inception of its website, and as the Project Director for several large scale national data collection efforts, for the development of the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Codes, the NCES Course Classification System, the Student and the Staff Data Handbooks for Elementary, Secondary, and Early Childhood Education among other projects. 

Most recently he has:
Developed and presented both on-line and in person workshops on the use of NCES data tools for the Northwest Regional Lab for all types of users.
Leveraged his knowledge of the NCES website to conduct training seminars through the Appalachian Regional Comprehensive Center.
Developed a survey and performed an analysis for The West Virginia Department of Education’s Teacher Performance Assessment initiative.
Has been engaged by companies to review and provide constructive criticism and recommendations for many US Department of Education program websites.
Provided senior level content guidance and instruction on the IES website through the ERIC contract and the IES Website Content Development project.
Designed a comprehensive instructional seminar on the full breadth of the NAEP website including use of its data tools.
Engaged by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni on their Administrative Spending Research project to examine IPEDS finance data for Higher Education Institutions.

He has been the creative director in spearheading substantial improvements for websites, developing web usability studies, using web analytics for tactical web decisions and providing a strategic vision for the use of information in serving the needs of policymakers, practitioners and general users. Mr. Malitz continues to work extensively with federal agencies, Regional Educational Labs, Regional Comprehensive Centers, State Departments of Education and Education Associations, in leading and contributing his efforts to improving education research by designing and putting the proper tools and the knowledge to use them at the disposal of the full spectrum of those in the education community.

Jerry Malitz, President of Malitz Consultant Services

What MCS...Strategic Technology Solutions Can Do For You
• IT Strategic Planning, Design and Implementation
• Providing Data Linkage and Analysis Strategies 
• Data Coaching
• Conducting Website Usability & Performance Analyses
• Leveraging Web Elements to Engage Customers
• Creating Data Standards, Frameworks and Definitions 
• Performing Requirements and Functionality Analyses
• Developing and Conducting Training and Workshop Sessions 
• Developing Data Strategy Architecture