The International Educational Data Mining Society was founded in July 2011, by the International Working Group on Educational Data Mining. The Society is incorporated as a non-profit corporation in the State of Massachusetts. It has a non-profit tax-exempt status under U.S. Tax Code 501(c)(3) and has been classified by the IRS as a private charity with Status 509(a)(2).

The Society will work towards increasing opportunities for participation and input from the broader EDM community, and maintaining scientific quality and our community’s core values and focus, while setting up an organization that can function smoothly, indefinitely.

The By-laws of the International Educational Data Mining Society can be accessed  here .

The officers of the International Educational Data Mining Society are:

Tiffany BarnesPresident
North Carolina State Universty, USA
Mingyu FengTreasurer
WestEd, USA

IEDMS Board of Directors:

Ryan Baker
University of Pennsylvania, USA
Neil Heffernan
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA
Sharon Hsiao
Santa Clara University, USA
Tanja Käser
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Kenneth Koedinger
Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Luc Paquette
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA
Anna Rafferty
Carleton College, USA
Kalina Yacef
University of Sydney, Australia

Policy Chairperson

Collin Lynch
North Carolina State Universty, USA

Community Liaison

Zachary Pardos
University of California at Berkeley, USA


Behzad Beheshti (JEDM)
Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada
Paul Salvador Inventado (IEDMS)
California State University Fullerton, USA
Juan Pinto (IEDMS)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA


Stephen Fancsali
Carnegie Learning, Inc., USA