Data Foundations Experts Needed

CompTIA is currently seeking data analyst and/or IT professionals, instructors, and those responsible for internal staff training to participate in an Item Writing workshop for our Data Foundations+ Exam.

The purpose of this Item Writing workshop is to create and review item content (questions) for CompTIA's Data Foundations+ certification exam.

Assistance from SMEs is crucial in providing an industry relevant exam. To qualify, potential SMEs must have 3 or more years of experience in data analytics or secondary or post-secondary instruction teaching entry-level courses on data analytics. Potential SMEs must have knowledge related to data types, the concept of data lifecycle, common data sources, statistical literacy, logical reasoning, types of data analysis, and sharing and visualizing data.

SMEs who attend the workshop will receive:

  • An honorarium of $400 per day (or $1,600 total for the week), pending adequate level of participation*
  • A complimentary CompTIA testing voucher for the exam of their choice
  • Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments daily during the workshop
  • 32 continuing education units (CEUs) upon successful completion of the workshop

In recognition of their contributions, all SMEs who participate in the entire Item Writing workshop will have their names and companies (if provided) listed on the CompTIA website.

*International SMEs will instead receive $500/day stipend ($2,000 total) to help defer additional travel costs.

When: June 20-23, 2022
Where: CompTIA Headquarters; 3500 Lacey Rd. Suite 100, Downers Grove, IL 60515 (Downers Grove is a suburb of Chicago)

Only professionals working in one of the fields above should apply. Please note that while CompTIA is recruiting those with a background in teaching/training, we will exclude those training towards CompTIA certifications and those who may profit or materially benefit from knowledge of the CompTIA credential content are not eligible to participate.

If you have questions about the application process, email [email protected].

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