Resources

American Factfinder (US Census)
http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml
Your source for population, housing, economic and geographic information.

Association for Institutional Research (AIR)
http://www.airweb.org/pages/default.aspx
A national professional organization that supports members in their efforts to continuously improve the practice of institutional research for postsecondary planning, management and operations and to further develop and promote the institutional research profession.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
http://www.bls.gov/
Fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

DeKalb County Quick Facts (US Census Bureau)
http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/13/13089.html
Quick, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography.

ERIC Clearinghouse  (Education Resources Information Center)
http://www.eric.ed.gov
ERIC provides unlimited access to more than 1.4 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials, with hundreds of new records added multiple times per week.

IPEDS Data Center (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System)
http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/datacenter/Snapshotx.aspx?unitId=adafafafafb1
Established as the core postsecondary education data collection program for NCES, IPEDS is a single, comprehensive system designed to encompass all institutions and educational organizations whose primary purpose is to provide postsecondary education.

IPEDS College Navigator (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System – College Navigator)
http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/
College Navigator is a free consumer information tool designed to help students, parents, high school counselors, and others get information about over 7,000 Colleges.

Internet Resources for Institutional Research
http://www.airweb.org/page.asp?page=21
Each Alert provides a concise briefing on an emerging issue in higher education, including a summary of the topic, the current status (and potential future developments), implications for institutions and institutional research, a timeline summarizing key historical developments and future deadlines, and resources relating to the subject.

Morgan County Quick Facts (US Census Bureau)
http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/13/13211.html
Quick, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography.

National Center for Educational Statistics  (NCES)
http://nces.ed.gov
Located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Newton County Quick Facts (US Census Bureau)
http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/13/13217.html
Quick, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography.

Rockdale County Quick Facts (US Census Bureau)
http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/13/13247.html
Quick, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography.

Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)
http://www.scup.org
The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), which was established in 1965, is a community of senior, higher education leaders who are responsible for, or are involved in, the integration of planning on their campuses and for the professionals who support them. SCUP is an affiliate of the University of Michigan's School of Education.

Southeastern States Research Organizations (SACCR)
http://www.mgccc.edu/factbook/saccr/
SACCR provides a regional forum for planning, coordinating, or conducting activities which promote improvement of community-based postsecondary institutions throughout the southeastern United States.

Southern Association for Institutional Research (SAIR)
http://www.sair.org/
SAIR is dedicated to the advancement of research leading to improved understanding, planning, and operation of institutions of post-secondary education. SAIR provides a forum for the dissemination of information and interchange of ideas on problems of common interest in the field of institutional research.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS)
www.sacscoc.org
SACS is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states.

Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)
http://www.sreb.org/
The Southern Regional Education Board works with 16 member states to improve public education at every level, from pre-K through Ph.D.

Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG)
https://tcsg.edu/
The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) oversees the state's technical colleges, adult literacy programs, and a host of economic and workforce development programs.

United States Department of Education (US DOE)
www.ed.gov
ED's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

US Census Bureau
http://www.census.gov
Serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy