Posted: Thu, 04/05/2018 - 8:00am Updated: Wed, 04/29/2020 - 10:37am

LINK Portal

  • IDOE has updated the Security Access tool within the LINK Portal with new features, which allow the Data Security Coordinators at each organization to set staff types (roles) for the LINK portal. We are asking all educational organizations’ security coordinators to update the Key Contact staff types for their organizations. Collecting, obtaining and maintaining these critical business contacts, now known as “Key Contacts” is important in IDOE’s effort to streamline communication processes. More information on the LINK Portal as well as instructions for setting the Key Contact staff types are located on the Unified Access Website. Questions can be directed to

Update: Data Exchange System Implementation

  • IDOE will begin implementation of the Data Exchange System in the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. IDOE will collect the Non-Certified Employees (NE), Attendance (AT), and Calendar (CL) information via Data Exchange next year. Please read the attached memo for more information.

April 2019

  • April 10, 2011 1 pm EDT   LINK Initiative: SIS Vendor Data Exchange Certification Webinar
    The IDOE will host a vendor session to address questions related to the Data Exchange Certification Process on April 10, 2019 at 1 pm EDT. Vendors may register here.