5 Strategies to simplify performance evaluations for all district staff

What do you do when you have 2700 teachers, 1800 educational support professionals, and 700 support professionals spread out over 76 school buildings and your state initiates a new state-wide performance evaluation requirement? Some may panic. That’s an understandable reaction. It’s a daunting task to coordinate that number of professionals into a cohesive and manageable … Read More

Beginning Teachers Thrive

How Alachua County Public Schools created efficiencies to better support beginning teacher retention Background Consistently rated a high-performing district by the Florida Department of Education, Alachua County Public Schools is located in Gainesville and serves over 28,000 students across the county. The District’s vision for their students is that they will graduate to excel in … Read More

5 Ways to address the teacher shortage now

Across the country, school districts are struggling with shortages of teachers, particularly in math, science, special education, and bilingual education – a result of the layoffs of the recession years combined with an improving economy in which fewer people are training to be teachers. Nationally, the number of people entering teacher preparation programs dropped by … Read More

12 Tips on Hiring Effective Principals

Principal hiring methods and selection processes are outdated. Over the years limited focus has been placed on principal selection. As the role of the principal has evolved, it appears the methods for selection are still catching up. Many schools have been following the same procedures for decades. Today’s school principals are leaders who guide schools … Read More

Truenorthlogic supports goals for schools in Queen City

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) in North Carolina provides academic instruction, rigor and support for more than 144,000 kindergarten through 12th grade students in 164 schools throughout the cities and towns of Mecklenburg County. CMS sets high standards for all students, helping to create greater opportunities for future success. CMS is one of the largest employers in … Read More