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August 20th, 2013
Press Release: Avon Community Schools Join Nearly 60 Indiana School Districts Using Standard for Success’ Online, Mobile Teacher Evaluation Software
INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 20, 2013)—Indiana-based Standard for Success, an online, fully customizable educator evaluation and management software, will make its way into Avon Community School Corporation’s 12 schools this fall in Avon, Ind. They join more than 320 schools in nearly 60 Indiana school districts that are adopting technology to create a more streamlined and efficient teacher evaluation process that aligns with staff evaluation requirements evolving across the U.S.
“We look forward to being a part of the professional development process at each of the schools in Avon Community School Corporation,” said Todd Whitlock, co-founder of Standard for Success. “With a customizable portal that administrators can adapt to their evaluation model, Standard for Success is well equipped to streamline the workflow processes of teacher evaluations from start to finish.”
The platform will go into effect for the 2013-14 school year. The district, which has 445 teachers and 8,775 students, is able to meet the requirements of more stringent teacher and principal evaluation model through Standard for Success’ web-based portal accessible via a tablet or laptop. Standard for Success’ software is completely mobile, which helps organize information electronically while also reducing paperwork.
“Avon Community School Corporation is extremely excited to be partnering with Standard for Success to provide our teachers and administrators with the best online evaluation tool available to school corporations,” said Dr. John Atha, assistant superintendent at Avon Community School Corporation. “It is clear that Standard for Success is the industry leader in ease of use and customer service. Our administrative team is looking forward to implementing this tool in our district to provide our teachers with effective and timely feedback.”
With its easy-to-use interface, Standard for Success’ program allows for real-time evaluation of teachers while easing the burden on administrators through its diverse management features and archives. Teachers can chart professional development goals and division leadership can view school and division-wide summaries and drill down for specifics on particular groups – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
For more information on Standard for Success and its teacher evaluation software program, please visit http://www.standardforsuccess.com. To learn more about Avon Community School Corporation, please visit http://www.avon-schools.org.
About Standard for Success
Created by educators for educators, Standard for Success is a fully customizable online staff evaluation and management program for teachers, building administrators and district-level leadership. Standard for Success, which was created by a joint venture of EdTechZone and the maker of QuestionPress Online Classroom Response Systems, features 24/7 access, self-evaluations, uploading artifacts and supporting evidence capability, archives, mobility for walk-throughs, automatic timestamps during scripting, drill-down capabilities for specific data on certain groups, and summaries and comparisons. Standard for Success is used by nearly 60 school districts in Indiana and is endorsed by the Indiana Association of School Principals. For more information, visit www.standardforsuccess.com.