We all love data, and we all have so much of it! But huge volumes of data about students, faculty and staff can make it difficult for educational leaders to use data to guide decision-making that empowers positive change and supports district outcomes.
One Saturday when Chris Tatum, director of secondary personnel at Amarillo ISD, was 496 miles from his district, he found the perfect opportunity to complete nine candidate interviews.
TalentEd Chief Research Officer Nick Montgomery explains why the research behind many assessments cause them to fall short, and what it takes to predict the effectiveness of teacher candidates.
If a software vendor doesn’t provide quality customer support, their solutions quickly become a source of frustration, as Framingham Public Schools (FPS) can attest.
Many teachers have come to expect change as a routine part of their occupation. Not only do classes change every semester or year, but education requirements are constantly evolving as policymakers try to determine the best way to educate and evaluate the nation’s children.
Watch this one-minute video to learn the difference between reviewing data and accessing actionable insights designed to help education leaders improve school performance.
As a Title I district serving a large number of children from low-income families in the under-funded state of Arizona, leaders at Phoenix Elementary District #1 (Phoenix #1) face many challenges when it comes to placing a quality teacher in every classroom … but they refuse to let those challenges affect their students.
It’s no secret that interviews aren’t always the most effective way to evaluate candidates. “Anybody can say anything in an interview,” said Sherry Christian, coordinator of human resources at Niagara Catholic District School Board in Ontario.
Developing a pool of qualified teacher candidates can help districts quickly fill key positions, but in many regions, it’s no easy task.
When you download a new app, do you struggle to learn how to use it or do you intuitively know how it works? Can you say the same when your school or district purchases a new software solution?