SuperEval Blog

SuperEval April 2020 Updates: New Features Available

April 2nd, 2020

The SuperEval development team is excited to share some new features with you. Sarah put together a short video to demonstrate the new capabilities that are available within SuperEval. We’ve also outlined the changes under the video. We hope you find the updates useful and if there is ever anything you’d like to recommend, please […]

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Five Ways to De-Stress When You’re Working From Home

April 1st, 2020

Some people say they feel as if they are living in a movie. The streets of New York are empty, non-essential businesses have closed their doors, Broadway is dark, flights into and out of the country are almost non-existent, and as of today, 80% of Americans have been ordered not to leave their home except […]

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School Leaders Have Free Access to Wistia’s Video Hosting and Soapbox

March 25th, 2020

School leaders are facing a challenge they likely never even pondered: how do you help your teachers deliver instruction to their students without having any face-to-face contact with them? While your students are settling into at-home classrooms, parents are transitioning to work-from-home life and homeschooling — your teachers are looking for better ways to connect […]

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Best Practices for Running Effective and Efficient Meetings from Home for School Administrators

March 21st, 2020

Practically overnight, the landscape has changed in how we conduct day-to-day business. As a school leader you’ve been particularly busy moving to a distance learning environment, making sure your students have access to food, and supporting your teachers, amongst other things. And now with more restrictions and the new normal it’s critical that we learn […]

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School Leaders, Share These Free Educational Resources with Your Teaching Staff

March 19th, 2020

In the wake of COVID-19, many companies are graciously making their services free in an effort to support educators across the country. PLS Classes, a division of PLS 3rd Learning (which is also our parent company) put together a terrific list of educational resources available to help teachers and parents support their children’s learning at […]

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The School Board Self-Evaluation: Why, What, and How?

March 13th, 2020

School boards are critical components of successful districts. By bringing together different voices and opinions from those who play unique but equally vital roles within the school community, school leaders obtain the insights and perspectives needed to operate efficiently, innovate regularly, and ultimately enable the highest possible academic outcomes. With school boards playing vital roles, […]

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Upcoming Superintendent Workshops: Developing and Supporting Effective Superintendents

March 4th, 2020

In collaboration with NYSSBA, SuperEval will be sponsoring three workshops this month for school board members and superintendents. In the workshops, you’ll learn how to use the evaluation process to spark powerful conversations, minimize challenges, and build healthy board-superintendent relationships. NYSSBA members and non-members, as well as superintendents are welcome to attend. Follow the links […]

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SuperEval Team Attending the 2020 NYSCOSS Winter Institute

February 13th, 2020

The 2020 NYSCOSS Winter Institute will be held March 1st – 3rd at the Albany Capital Center in Albany, NY. Several members form the SuperEval team, including Michael Horning, Jr., Bob Hartz, and Sarah Brodsky will be at Booth #1 located on the first floor of the Albany Capital Center, to answer any questions you […]

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Teens, Sleep, and Success at School

February 11th, 2020

Could Your High School Students Benefit from a Later School Start Time? The idea of teenagers loving to sleep-in almost is practically a cliché. Teens tend to stay up late chatting with friends, watching movies, doing homework, going to extra curricular activities (such as sports and clubs), playing video games, and socializing online—and as a […]

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How to Run More Efficient Meetings in Your School District

February 4th, 2020

Meetings. Every well-run school district needs them, but poll staff members and you are likely to find that most people dislike attending them, and others fail to see their value. Such sentiments are understandable when you consider these statistics from Highfive:1 Every year since 2000, the time spent in meetings has increased by about 10%. […]

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