As an AEM Senior Associate Director, Bill Huennekens serves as the Director for the Center for the Integration of IDEA Data Center (CIID) and as a technical assistance provider for the IDEA Data Center (IDC) and the National Center for Educational Outcomes (NCEO). He has more than 20 years’ experience as public servant at the local, state, national, and international levels in a variety of roles and responsibilities. In his work, Mr. Huennekens offers expertise in the areas of data management and governance, project management, policy development, and stakeholder engagement.
Throughout his career, he has worked to leverage data and technology to solve complex problems and to inform policy making process and administrative decision-making. Mr. Huennekens was a contributor to the book Big Data Governance, An Emerging Imperative, managed the drafting and production of more than 50 document and mixed media materials for CIID, and has done site visits to provide technical assistance to more than 45 state and territory education agencies in data system and management efforts.
Mr. Huennekens is certified as a Data Management Professional by the Data Management Association.