Many concepts that work in business can also be applied to school district management: leadership, teamwork, and building trust one interaction at a time.
Five post Superintendent round-up. 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.
Ongoing pressures and fiscal uncertainties continue to weigh on districts. The good news is that cloud computing has come of age, and is providing CFOs with access to computing resources and capabilities that were once out of reach. More districts are determining that cloud-based services can provide powerful and capable solutions while decreasing capital outlays and operational costs.
Five post Chief Technology Officer round-up. This week we’re featuring five articles from around the web on one topic. Our topic this week is rethinking edtech.
It can take anywhere from 6-12 months to choose a Student Information System (SIS). The SIS purchasing process involves a lot of different ideas of what all stakeholders need. This guide is designed to help you get started.
It’s time for schools to look beyond the financials when it comes to investing in data management systems. Measuring non-fiscal returns can reveal a clearer value of the investment.
Five post Chief Financial Officer round-up. This week we’re featuring five articles from around the web on one topic. Our topic this week is making district financials understandable.
Put a group of K12 teachers in one room and a group of K12 administrators in another room, and ask both to list the main things that would improve the district’s performance and morale. High on both lists would probably be: better collaboration between teachers and administrators. Here is a link for a quick guide to Setting a Place for Teachers at your District's Table.
By Dennis Pierce
Are you prepared to support new EdTech initiatives in your school or district? Do you have a clear process in mind for choosing and evaluating new software and technologies to support your goals successfully? Are your digital learning resources fully accessible for all students?
How you ﬁnd, evaluate, and choose ed-tech products for your schools is a critical factor in your students’ success—and a recent report by the Digital Promise and the Education Industry Association suggests this process leaves a lot to be desired for both educators and software providers.