Data Submissions

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) collects data on a variety of topics. Select the data reporting topic you are interested in to open that page. You will find an overview of the data collection process for that topic, along with user guides or help documents, if applicable.

A link to the data collection system is also provided on the description page. Most systems require a login and password. Contact information for each system can be found on the lower left side of each page.

MDE Identity Management System (MIDMS) User Account Management
Until a secure website system is converted to the new Education Identity and Access Management (EDIAM) Security system, you must use your current Minnesota Identity Management System (MIDMS) user account (also known as "MDE account") to access that system.

  • Reporting Calendar for Districts - 9/27/19
    List of reporting and data entry periods of importance to districts and schools, including a brief description of each.

New Education Identity and Access Management (EDIAM) Security System

The EDIAM Security system manages user accounts and authorization to secure website systems for the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB), and P20W (SLEDS and ECLDS).  EDIAM Security is replacing the current MIDMS Security system, managing user access to over 50 secure web applications and over 200 secure reports.

> Enter Education Identity & Access Management (EDIAM)

MDE secure website systems will be converted from MIDMS Security to EDIAM Security in a series of releases in fall 2019. The four release dates are September 6, September 20, October 18 and November 15. Once conversion is completed for all secure website systems from MIDMS Security to EDIAM Security, the MIDMS Security system will be shut down.

EDIAM Security Project Update Memo
Introduction to the new EDIAM Security system and the EDIAM Security Project rollout plan.

EDIAM Go Live Chart
The release schedule of when each secure website system will be converted from MIDMS Security to EDIAM Security.

EDIAM Security Go Live Chart Instructions
These instructions explain each of the three date columns on the EDIAM Security Go Live Chart.

Creating a New EDIAM User Account

All users of MDE secure website systems must create a new EDIAM user account for EDIAM Security. To create a new EDIAM user account, enter the EDIAM Security system and select Create Account.

View step-by-step instructions on how to create a new EDIAM User Account.

All users of MDE secure website systems must review and abide by the following User Access Agreements and Acknowledgements.

View Secure Website User Access Agreements and Acknowledgements.

Accessing Applications From Your EDIAM User Profile

If you have an EDIAM user account, enter the EDIAM Security system and view your EDIAM User Profile. The home page of your EDIAM User Profile provides links to access the secure website systems (both applications and secure reports) for which you are authorized. Your EDIAM User Profile also allows you to view your account details and make updates to your EDIAM user account.

View the EDIAM User Profile Guidebook
This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to view your account, access applications and update your EDIAM user account.

Identified Official with Authority (IOwA) Setup Process

Only the IOwA (e.g. Superintendent, Executive Director, Director, or Board Chair) is allowed to authorize access to MDE secure website systems on behalf of their organization. By designating an IOwA for your organization, you are asserting that person is the identified official with legal authority to authorize persons to access MDE secure websites for the state or local educational agency that you represent.

View the IOwA Setup Process for Local Educational Agencies (LEAs)
This guide provides step-by-step instructions for LEAs to designate the IOwA responsible for authorizing EDIAM access to MDE secure website systems.

How to Authorize User Access EDIAM
This short presentation provides step-by-step instructions for the IOwA to authorize user access using the EDIAM Authorization system.

How to Get a List of User Access in MIDMS
This short presentation shows how IOwAs can get a list of the current MIDMS user access assignments for their LEA to help them prepare for setting up equivalent user access using the EDIAM Authorization system.

How to Reauthorize Expiring Access in EDIAM
This short presentation describes how user access expires in EDIAM and provides step-by-stem instructions for the IOwA to reauthorize user access before it expires using the EDIAM Authorization system.

MIDMS User Account Management

Until a secure website system is converted to EDIAM Security, you must use your current MIDMS user account (also known as "MDE account") to access that system.

  • 8/7/19
    Learn how to create, view, or update your MIDMS user account.