Customer stories Sep 26, 2017

Online form management helps Pleasanton USD HR staff to eliminate endless p

Prior to Aileen Parsons becoming director of human resources for Pleasanton USD in northern California, she was a school principal in the district. The memory of hiring paperwork was fresh in Parsons’[...]
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best practices Sep 18, 2017

ICYMI: Cost Reduction Optimization Strategies for K12 School Districts

Did you miss last week's webinar on cost reduction optimization strategies? Don't worry, we've made a recording of it available for you here. 
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best practices Sep 15, 2017

How to resolve common administrative challenges for teachers

As we've reported in the past, effective administration and management of school district operations can have a lasting effect on teacher morale and retention.  However, many districts struggle with p[...]
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Customer stories Sep 12, 2017

Q&A with Jocelyn Hillis, Information Systems Technician, San Ramon Unified

Located in Contra Costa County, California, San Ramon Valley Unified School District is a growing school district with nearly 32,000 students across 36 school sites. When Jocelyn Hillis, Information S[...]
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Our culture Sep 05, 2017

Chalk Schools is now Informed K12

Today we're proud to announce that Chalk Schools has changed its name and begun operations as Informed K12.
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Our culture Sep 01, 2017

Employee Profile: Sandy Lo, School District Success

Sandy is a School Success representative, the first point of contact for any and all potential customers. She constantly engages in call and email outreach to school districts to see where Informed K1[...]
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Industry insights Aug 25, 2017

School districts pulling out all the stops to make late hires

School districst arcross the country are turning to emergency measures in order to fill hard-to-fill teaching posts, according to an article published this week by Education Week.
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Industry insights Aug 14, 2017

Districts find efficiency across people, processes and resources

District Administration today published an article that summarizes some potential cost reduction tactics that districts can deploy in order to help balance their budgets. The recommendations included:
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Industry insights Aug 10, 2017

FCMAT warns of dwindling revenue

From Edsource, The Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team's new CEO, Michael Fine spoke to a reporter recently about the affects of declining enrollments and what the means for California distri[...]
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best practices Jul 25, 2017

Back-Office Processes Can Impact Performance as Much as Tech Innovation

School districts are drowning in paperwork. Ask most school or district employees what they dread most, and there’s a good chance that paperwork will be close to the top of the list for teachers, prin[...]
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