SuperEval Blog

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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Top 10 Ways to Build Trust with Your School Board

January 25th, 2018

Superintendents and teachers share a common purpose: improving outcomes in the classroom and developing the next generation of our nation’s leaders. Even with this shared foundational objective, superintendents and teachers need to continually work to strengthen their relationships and remain focused on ongoing collaboration to achieve the highest levels of shared success. As a superintendent […]

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Student Data Privacy and Your School District

January 23rd, 2018

Best practices for preventing the misuse of student and faculty personally identifiable information (PII) Take a look at these headlines: Data Breach Exposes Hundreds of Student Records: The personal information of Palo Alto High School students was published via a website that allowed students to see class ranking, grade-point averages and identification numbers.1 (October 2017) […]

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Case Study: Batavia City School District

January 18th, 2018

Executive Summary Christopher Dailey, superintendent of schools for the Batavia City School District in Batavia, N.Y., looked to streamline his district’s superintendent evaluation process. The former procedure changed from year-to-year and required the superintendent to provide a great deal of information to the board. Dailey found SuperEval at a conference and brought it back to […]

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