Breaking Barriers

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.

Lisa Andrejko, Ed.D., strategic education advisor at PeopleAdmin and former teacher, principal, director of technology, and superintendent, lays out a five-point structure for performance management processes that align systems while sustaining district priorities and improving teacher effectiveness.

Comal ISD

Hiring high-potential educators quickly is a top priority at rapidly growing Comal Independent School District (ISD) in Texas. But the district’s principals know they can’t sacrifice quality just to fill classrooms, so they rely on data to inform their hiring decisions. Discover their strategies to ensure there’s a quality teacher in every classroom, and learn how predictive analytics opens an empowering new mindset for hiring managers.

Interview Methods eBook

If you’re relying on traditional, subjective interview methods, you might be losing out on your best candidates. Find out how you can ask the right interview questions and effectively quantify candidates’ answers, every time.

Learn how this partnership will help streamline absence tracking, substitute scheduling and talent management processes, and empower schools and districts to ensure every day is a learning day for students.

Congratulations to our most recent Inspired2Educate winner, Jami Witherell, a third- and fourth-grade looping teacher at Newton School in Greenfield, Massachusetts. Learn how Jami’s fifth-grade teacher made her feel special, smart and loved when she needed it most by reading Jami’s submission and the press release announcing her award.