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Mike McGroarty

Director of Analytics and Reporting

As Director of Analytics and Reporting, Mike McGroarty oversees the design, operation and use of the Michigan Statewide Longitudinal Data System, including the front-end MI School Data public and secure education information web portal. Other uses of the MSLDS include meeting federal and state compliance reporting requirements, providing data to researchers and filling custom data requests. Mike also serves as CEPI’s Chief Data Steward with the State of Michigan and contributes on the MDE Data Governance Board.

Mike began working with CEPI in 2002 as a database administrator. He served a brief stint at the Department of Education as a Data Quality Specialist before rejoining CEPI in 2007 as the Longitudinal Data Manager, a role he held until early 2018 when he became the Director of Analytics and Reporting. Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from Ferris State University and a master’s degree in information systems – business intelligence from Baker College.