Community of Practice convenings will be held September 27-28, 2018, in Washington, D.C. This two-day meeting will provide an opportunity for state researchers and policy analysts to address shared challenges related to setting and supporting progress toward educational attainment goals. State teams will receive professional development and technical assistance regarding data modeling and visualization in support of those goals. The September convening will include teams from 15 states, SHEEO staff, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation staff, and subject-matter experts from other national education policy organizations. The second convening on this topic will be held in early 2019.