SuperEval Blog

Do These Six Things to Communicate Better with Parents and Guardians

November 1st, 2019

To achieve optimal academic and developmental performance, the lessons your students learn in the classroom must be reinforced at home. Since your students’ parents and guardians do not take part in classroom instruction, school leaders need effective strategies to maintain a regular cadence of updates and communications home to ensure parents and guardians are well-informed […]

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How School Leaders at Alexander Central School District Used Self-Reflection to Grow as a Team

October 23rd, 2019

  What do a superintendent, athletic director, director of curriculum and instruction, IT director, and a transportation supervisor have in common? If your answer is that they all work at a school, you aren’t wrong. At Alexander Central School District, they found more common ground: they’re all school leaders. When Dr. Catherine Huber became the […]

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SuperEval is Excited to Help NYSSBA Celebrate 100 Years!

October 17th, 2019

SuperEval will be attending this year’s NYSSBA conference October 24-26 in Rochester, NY. Team members will be on hand to talk or answer your questions at booth #613 from 11:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Friday. Do you have a sweet tooth? Make sure to stop […]

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month — What Do School Leaders Need to Know?

October 15th, 2019

According to StopBullying.gov, around 30% of U.S. students say they have been bullied at school. That means if you were to walk into any classroom in your school right now, up to one-third of the students would tell you that at least once they were the victim of harmful physical or emotional abuse. With already […]

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Make Mental Health a Priority for Staff and Students

October 10th, 2019

Suicide. Bullying. School violence. Devastatingly, as unpleasant as they are to think about, these are things we must consider in today’s educational landscape. According to the Child Mind Institute, of the 74.5 million children in the U.S, approximately 17.1 million have or have had a psychiatric disorder. This number is more than the number of […]

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SuperEval October 2019 Updates: Security Features, Accessibility, and New Features!

October 9th, 2019

  The SuperEval team always strives to make your user experience as enjoyable as possible, so that’s why our developers have been working hard to ensure that the system is up to date with the very best security, accessibility, and newest features for all users. We’re excited to announce a few updates that you will […]

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Back to School Goal Setting & Achivement for School Leaders

September 11th, 2019

Part I: Goal Setting Your students are not the only members of your school community optimistically entering the first few weeks of the new school year. As the leader of your district, you too have an opportunity to use the beginning of the school year to reflect on what you hope to accomplish personally and […]

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ASBO School Business Official Evaluation Rubric Now Available for SuperEval Users

September 5th, 2019

In cooperation with the Association of School Business Officials of New York (ASBO New York), we are pleased to announce the addition of the School Business Official Evaluation rubric to our online evaluation system. Now, school business officials can utilize competencies developed by ASBO New York that represent the diverse roles and responsibilities of the […]

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The Six Biggest Challenges Facing Our Schools

August 28th, 2019

Innovations and advancements in technology and culture are expanding opportunities for school districts to advance student education positively in ways never seen before. The tradeoff, however, includes roadblocks and barriers halting progress and complicating efficiencies. Across the nation, the following six trends are placing the most significant strain on public school systems and their leaders. […]

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Do Your Students and Staff Feel Safe at School?

August 13th, 2019

No child or staff member should feel unsafe within the walls of their school, and no parent should feel insecure when saying goodbye to their child at the bus stop. If you remember Maslow’s hierarchy of needs1, our most basic needs such as physiological (food, water, and sleep) and safety needs (security and shelter) must […]

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