The Workforce Board's online student data reporting
system allows schools to submit new data starting in September. (See box at right) This requires you to use an Excel template, submit an authorization form to the Workforce Board, and fill in additional fields in your student data report.
All private vocational schools and some Eligible Training Providers are required to submit a student data report each year to the state's Workforce Board.
Reporting period and deadline
For the 2015 reporting period, schools must submit required data on students trained from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.
This year's deadline is October 23, 2015.
Four steps to get you started
1. Excel template (required) You will need to download this Excel template to load your data into the online system.
2. See data definitions and codes (PDF). You will also want to review data definitions and codes.
3. Return this required authorization form electronically or by mail. This is an extra security precaution and must be done before you begin submitting data.
4. This handy guide takes you step by step through the site. Download the training manual today.
Connect to the new data reporting system
After you've completed these four steps you're ready to head to the site. Go to https://datareports.wtb.wa.gov
Online Data System
You will need to use this online
portal to submit your student data to the Workforce Board. The portal opens in September and you have until Oct. 23 to submit your data.
The system takes advantage of encryption technology that allows for a more secure file transfer, helping keep your student records and personally identifiable information private and safe.
Get the training manual
This manual was designed to help you navigate the online student data reporting system. Get a copy of this handy guide (PDF).
If you need help, email Barbara Mix with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.