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New York State Education News: School Safety

July 9th, 2018

School safety is a critical topic that will shape dialogue and policy in the 2018/2019 school year. What follows is a summary of news stories that superintendents across the State of New York should be monitoring as they strategically assess program goals and districtwide initiatives for the coming school year. New York State Comptroller to […]

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New York State Education News: Educator Evaluations and Student Test Scores

June 21st, 2018

Educator evaluations and student test scores is a critical topic that will shape dialogue in the 2018/2019 school year. What follows is a summary of news stories that school administrators across the State of New York should be monitoring as they strategically assess program goals and districtwide initiatives for the coming school year. New York […]

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Leadership Goal Setting for School Improvement

June 12th, 2018

The most successful leaders know that the quest for improvement never ends. When it comes to the critical role of educating youth and preparing them to become the next generation of innovators, protectors, and community stewards, school districts need leaders who are not just visionaries, but who know how to continually raise standards, implement changes, […]

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The Home-School Connection: Part II

May 21st, 2018

Building Blocks to Improve the Relationship Between Schools and Families In Part I of our Home-School Connection Series we discussed many different benefits of family engagement for students, parents, teachers and administrators. If you’re left wondering, “how can I help to foster a culture of increased family engagement,” read on. It Takes a Village In […]

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The Home-School Connection: Part I

May 21st, 2018

Family Engagement and the Success of Today’s Students Parent engagement in the education of their children is crucial to the success of today’s students. Consider these findings: According to A New Wave of Evidence, a report from Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, “when schools, families, and community groups work together to support learning, children tend to […]

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Case Study: Randolph Academy

April 28th, 2018

Executive Summary Lori DeCarlo, superintendent at Randolph Academy, and her school board always invested quite a bit of time and effort in her Superintendent evaluation process. DeCarlo’s former evaluation process focused on up to 10 goals at one time. With SuperEval, DeCarlo has narrowed her focus to three or four goals. DeCarlo reports, “SuperEval has […]

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Does Your School District Have a Social Media Policy?

April 12th, 2018

The students in your schools are not the only ones using popular social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. In 2017, 81 percent of the U.S. population had a social networking profile. Facebook remains the most popular with over 2 billion users worldwide.1 Close behind are YouTube with 1.5 billion, Instagram with 800 million, and […]

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School Leadership and March Madness

March 22nd, 2018

If you haven’t noticed those brackets floating around your workspace, it’s March Madness! And whether you’ll be joining the millions of people who tune into the NCAA tournament in the next few weeks, or not, the tournament is heating up. There’s been many books, articles and studies conducted on how organized sports can teach us […]

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How to Keep up with Ever-Evolving Technology in Education

March 20th, 2018

With technology changing at a rapid pace, it’s clear it will continue to comprise a significant place in the future of K-12 education. Technology infiltrates almost every facet of K-12 education, thus learning to incorporate technology into the daily workings of a classroom represents an important task for your Chief Technology Officer (CTO) or technology […]

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Case Study: Pine Valley Central Schools

February 13th, 2018

Executive Summary Scott Payne, superintendent of Pine Valley Central Schools in Chautauqua County, N.Y., desired a way to navigate the enormous amount of paperwork involved in evaluations. He had previous experience working with PLS 3rd Learning (the company that developed SuperEval), while in a former district, so Payne was eager to give SuperEval a shot. […]

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