Meet Stefanie: Stefanie Parnell is the assistant principal at Hamilton Meadow Park School in the Novato Unified School District, which sits just thirty minutes north of San Francisco. Recently, Parnell has been using data to better understand chronic absence trends at her school and improve student attendance. Data and Attendance at her District: NUSD has […]
This week, Schoolzilla notified the school systems who are receiving awards in the first round of the Mosaic District Progress Monitoring Grant Program. We made awards to 27 school systems serving 235,000 students in 11 states. Recipients included San Francisco Unified School District, Bakersfield City School District, Hemet Unified School District, Battle Creek Public […]
School districts today are collecting an increasing amount of data, and with that comes a growing desire to use that data to drive better outcomes for their students. The challenge is that while the data exists in stacks of paper on desktops and digitally in different academic systems, it’s not available in an aggregated form […]
Data Champion Summit is hands-down our favorite time of year– and 2017 did not disappoint, thanks to all of you! Data champions from across the country joined us for three days in March ’17 to share best practices, sharpen their data skills, and connect with colleagues just as passionate about education as they are. We […]
We are committed to information security and privacy—and we are constantly strengthening our best-practice based security systems and protocols to better serve the schools, teachers, and students who rely on us to get the information they need to enable all students to succeed.
Everybody seems to have a strategic plan… Experts like the Wallace Foundation and others have shown that great school districts must establish a strategic vision. And most school systems we talk to have a strategic plan, or are working on one. …yet most of us do not act on our plans. Despite […]
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As data and academic leaders, how can you ensure the reports you’re rolling out become an integral part of your stakeholders’ practice? In our November webinar, Caroline Galindo and Mariel Matze from Schoolzilla shared strategies for how to successfully roll out reports that make an impact, with a focus on the following: Using roll out […]
The district CTO’s growing data privacy challenge: According to the Teacher Knows Best survey of over 4,000 teachers, “Virtually all teachers (93 percent) now use some sort of digital tool to help guide instruction.” Given education technology tools’ sudden rise to near ubiquity, it is not surprising that “for the fourth straight year, state legislatures […]