Hiring quality candidates is key to districtwide success, but subjective evaluation practices prevent many districts from hiring the best.
Leaders at Hermiston School District (HSD) in Oregon know that in K-12 education, saving time isn’t a luxury — it’s key to student success.
Learn how Jefferson County Schools quickly and objectively identify potential leaders in their candidate pool.
While many K-12 leaders understand the value of data-driven decision-making, few have the time needed to compile mountains of data into an understandable format.
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.
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.
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.
Faced with a paper-intensive performance management process that got in the way of meaningful evaluation conversations, Madison County Schools in Kentucky knew something needed to change — fast.
As a public charter school in Texas, Leadership Prep School’s enrollment depends on employing top teachers, administrators and staff so parents elect to send their children to the school.
To improve educator effectiveness, Comal ISD pairs continuous feedback with personalized professional development
Comal Independent School District in Texas has transformed professional development (PD) across the district by personalizing participants’ experiences, while simplifying processes for teachers and administrators.