St. Mary’s County improves student performance on state tests and graduation rate with data-driven instruction

Prior to 2005, SMCPS used a spreadsheet system to track student performance, but that left data siloed and difficult to cross tabulate. In 2005, the district made significant changes in the way it manages student assessment data, moving from spreadsheets to the Unify assessment platform.

St. Mary’s County improves student performance on state tests and graduation rate with data-driven instruction 2018-05-21T16:18:31+00:00

The ‘Jefferson experience’ — Creating a culture that fosters educator effectiveness and student performance

Educational barriers and challenges often vary by region, yet at districts where odds seem disproportionately stacked against student success — such as Jefferson County Schools (JCS) in rural West Virginia — school leaders know that delivering excellence in education requires vision, strategy and, sometimes, complete process overhaul.

The ‘Jefferson experience’ — Creating a culture that fosters educator effectiveness and student performance 2018-04-25T09:55:15+00:00

Why partnership is the foundation of talent management solution effectiveness

Russell County School District in Alabama knows that talent management solutions play an important role in attracting, managing and developing teachers and staff … but proper implementation, training and support are key to maximizing the solutions’ effectiveness.

Why partnership is the foundation of talent management solution effectiveness 2018-02-06T11:27:07+00:00

How technology helps Del Mar USD work more efficiently — day after day, and year after year

Many talent management solutions can deliver some initial value to schools and districts by simplifying basic workflows, but according to Del Mar Union School District (USD) in California, the right technology delivers increasing value and empowers continuous operational improvements.

How technology helps Del Mar USD work more efficiently — day after day, and year after year 2017-11-06T19:47:44+00:00

Framingham Public Schools finds new solution and data key to meaningful performance evaluations

In most K-12 districts, performance evaluations either provide powerful feedback and coaching that improve teacher effectiveness and job satisfaction, or add to the list of documentation-heavy administrative burdens. Framingham Public Schools (FPS) is transitioning from the latter to the former.

Framingham Public Schools finds new solution and data key to meaningful performance evaluations 2018-01-26T11:40:51+00:00

Hiring quality teachers empowers student success, and Niagara Catholic knows how to identify the best

To ensure Niagara Catholic schools consistently hire the best teachers, the school board recently implemented Teacher EPI® — that helps leaders identify top teacher candidates based on qualifications, teaching skills, cognitive ability and attitudinal factors.

Hiring quality teachers empowers student success, and Niagara Catholic knows how to identify the best 2017-11-06T19:50:20+00:00
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