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Article Aug, 2017

5 Reasons Why Teachers Love PowerSchool SIS

We asked teachers why they love about PowerSchool SIS and they responded: it improves instruction, efficiency, and parent engagement, saves time, offers flexibility in grading styles, drives student growth, and provides a customizable experience to best fit their needs.

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leadership
July, 2017

Educational Technology Leadership Today: Advocacy, Planning, Communication and Empowerment

Leadership in today’s 21st-century education technology departments is a fast-paced, continuously evolving enterprise. The effective education technology leader must be capable of leading others to support school district needs effectively.

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Monticello Central School District
July, 2017

The Formula to Inspire Change

Monticello Central School District turned an acronym THINK into a formula for achieving its goals of improving student growth and increasing graduation rates.

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October, 2016

What Really Is THE Next Big Education Thing?

Guest post from Ken Royal. I wonder what will really be the next big thing in education? I’m preoccupied with the thoughts that for all the appearance of moving forward, we aren’t. Let’s accept the fact that there’s absolutely no hope for education change without using technology, and that the future of education technology for […]

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March, 2017

Superintendent succession plans foster leadership, continuity, and quality

On every superintendent’s first day, part of their job should be to start looking for the next superintendent. Check out 4 steps to succession planning.

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January, 2017

Keeping the Right Perspective

Over the years, I have often been asked to share practices as a technology leader that have made a difference. I have always been happy to do so. I have always felt that all of us, as educators, are in the same boat. We are all looking for better ways to ultimately serve our students. And so I share.

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January, 2017

How to Build an Effective & Qualified School Technology Team

Selecting school technology officers is just as important as filling up on the latest technology — it’s likely more important because qualified individuals need to be on hand to make sure everything runs smoothly, not just the parts that students and administrators see.

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2016 Reflection
January, 2017

Superintendent Roundup: Reflecting on 2016

This week we’re featuring five articles from around the web on one topic. Our topic this week is reflecting on the lessons learned in 2016.

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December, 2016

Family First, Always

I have often offered the advice of finding a balance and keeping one’s priorities straight to many upcoming leaders. For years now, I have been sharing my mantra, “Family first, always.”

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December, 2016

5 Steps to Data-Driven Decision-Making

While many focus on the operational logistics required to keep our schools running, effective leaders are digging in on what happens in the classroom. And when you do so, you can quickly become overwhelmed by the amount of data available.

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Making Financials Understandable
December, 2016

CFO Roundup: Making Financials Understandable

This week we’re featuring five articles from around the web on one topic. Our topic this week is making district financials understandable.

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November, 2016

Five Keys to Becoming a Data-Driven District

Perhaps the biggest key to the district’s success, McCook says, has been “training our staff to get them acclimated to the new tools we were providing, so they know how to use these tools to inform instruction. That part took some time.”

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leadership
November, 2016

Superintendent Round-Up: Leadership Skills

This week we’re featuring five articles from around the web on one topic. Our topic this week is leadership skills as featured during #suptchat.

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