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.
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.
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.
Listen to Mike Zalewski, director of human resources at Franklin County Schools, explain how his district used automated technology to increase efficiency, visibility and new hire satisfaction during the onboarding process.
Filling teacher vacancies with quality substitutes is key to advancing student achievement, but ensuring those substitutes are prepared to effectively lead their classrooms is a process that begins well before those vacancies arise.
Melva Cárdenas, a PeopleAdmin strategic education advisor, shares how strategic onboarding processes that include cross-departmental collaboration and role-specific training help improve employee readiness, engagement and retention.
West Baton Rouge Parish Schools is a relatively small district, which means they have the same talent management needs of all K-12 schools and districts — recruiting top educators, screening, interviewing, onboarding, managing employees, etc. — without a lot of manpower.
For many schools and districts, talent management processes — recruiting, new hire onboarding, records management, performance reviews — don’t change for years or even decades … until something goes wrong.
Mark Frost, Ed.D., regional strategic advisor at PeopleAdmin and former assistant superintendent for HR at Park Hill School District, explains what 28 years in education taught him about effectively managing contract renewals.