Category : Absence Management

Bog Rogers, Intel, Solutions Summit 2016
Absence Management, Conferences, Data & Tech, Human Resources, Professional Development, Teacher Hiring
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Solutions Summit 2016: Keynote Wrap-Up

By: Amy Vracar, Partnerships Manager

Attendees at this year’s Solutions Summit in Portland were treated to three unique and engaging keynote presentations, which included education and data leaders taking the stage to discuss innovative ways to invigorate K-12 human resource processes.

Keynote presenters included a panel discussion led by Bob Rogers, Chief Data Scientist at Intel; Peter Ianniello, Executive Director of Human Resource Support at New York City Department of Education; and Matt Chapman, CEO at NWEA.

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Substitute Placement Software
Absence Management, Data & Tech
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Substitute Placement Software – The Difference Between Good and Great

By: Alyssa Mattero, Partnerships Manager

Every day, school districts face the challenge of ensuring there is a high-quality teacher in every classroom. From last-minute illnesses, to professional development and vacation time, substitute placement coordinators are constantly trying to fill vacancies across multiple schools and dozens of classrooms.

When time is of the essence, and quality matters, it’s extremely important that the processes in place are as efficient and as effective as possible. This is where substitute placement software enters the equation – and where the technology behind the software really makes a difference.

While there are a number of substitute placement software and services on the market, school districts need to focus on the technology that will have the greatest impact on placing high-quality substitutes in the classroom faster.

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Cloud Solutions for school districts
Absence Management, Data & Tech, Human Resources, Teacher Hiring
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Crunching the Numbers: Should Your School District HR Department Use an On-Premise or Cloud Solution?

By: Amy Vracar, Partnerships Manager

If you are considering an HR talent management solution for your school district, it is important to consider your software options. In fact, one of your most important considerations will be deciding between a cloud-based solution or one that is locally installed. Which option is best for you functionally, as well as from a cost perspective?

We took the first step in helping you decide and spoke with our IT experts to crunch the numbers: What cost considerations should your district think about when choosing an on-premise vs. cloud solution?

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Solutions Summit 2016
Absence Management, Conferences, Data & Tech, Human Resources
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Take the 3-Step Process to Register and Prepare for Solutions Summit 2016!

By: Amy Vracar, Partnerships Manager

In a few weeks, TeacherMatch, SmartFind, and Thrive/ERO solution users will be arriving in Portland, Oregon at the Portland Marriott Waterfront Hotel, from April 20 – April 22, for Solutions Summit 2016 (

If you’ve already registered, we look forward to seeing you in Portland! If you haven’t registered yet – we understand, the first step can be the hardest. So, as part of the Solutions Summit planning committee, I’ve compiled an easy-to-complete 3-step list to get you registered and ready for SS16!

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Solutions Summit 2016
Absence Management, Conferences, Data & Tech, Human Resources, Professional Development, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Hiring
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5 Must-Do’s at Solutions Summit 2016

Portland, Oregon, Solutions SummitBy: Amy Vracar, Partnerships Manager

Solutions Summit 2016, from April 20 – April 22 in Portland, Oregon, is around the corner! This year’s Summit offers an unprecedented line-up of sessions — from recruiting, hiring, and onboarding to PD management and practices . . . as well as absence management and workforce planning.

Get ready for Solutions Summit 2016 by viewing our Official Agenda, and take a look at our list of 5 Things You Will Want to Do at Solutions Summit 2016:

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SaaS Solution, School District
Absence Management, Data & Tech, Human Resources
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Addressing the Concern of a SaaS-based Solution for Your School District HR Department

By: Amy Vracar, Partnerships Manager

According to Forbes Magazine, the 2016 worldwide growth rate of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based solutions is approximately 36 percent, and that includes school districts migrating to innovative SaaS-based tools for their human resources (HR) needs.SaaS solutions, K-12

Because SaaS is a software distribution model in which applications are hosted by a service provider, and made available to customers over a secure network, SaaS-based HR technology eliminates the need for districts to install, configure and customize software. While most districts understand these fundamental benefits, many still need further information on implementing a SaaS-based solution.

As a leading provider of an innovative absence management SaaS-based platform, we’re happy to share with you these top three things to consider when evaluating and understanding the benefits of a SaaS solution.

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school management software
Absence Management, Data & Tech, Human Resources, Teacher Hiring
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Three Areas Where School Districts Can Benefit from School Management Software

By: Alyssa Mattero, Partnerships Manager

In every department, there are tasks that require people to think critically and use their professional skills. That said, for most teams there are tedious processes that could benefit from automating and streamlining, so that employees can focus on more people-powered responsibilities. School management software can help increase the efficiency and effectiveness of various important areas throughout a school district.

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SmartFind Substitute Service
Absence Management, News
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SmartFind™ Named a Readers’ Choice Top Product by District Administration Readers

SmartFind Top Substitute Teacher ServiceThanks to the nominations from our valued partners, SmartFind – Powered by TeacherMatch - has been named a Readers’ Choice Top Product for 2015.

District Administration Magazine Top 100 Products
District Administration’s Readers’ Choice Top Products awards program informs superintendents and other school district leaders about products their colleagues around the country are using to help their districts excel in areas such as technology, sustainability, and instruction.

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Absence Management, Data & Tech, Human Resources, Professional Development, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Hiring
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8 Things You Should Do at AASPA 2015

By: Amy Vracar, Partnerships Manager

In one month, school district leaders from across the U.S. will be joining together in Baltimore, Maryland for the American Association of School Personnel Administrators (AASPA) 77th Annual Conference. 

The conference will provide 4 days (October 13- October 16) of educational sessions, product demos, and clinic workshops, so attendees can sharpen their daily work-task skills, as well as share innovative ideas, new technologies, and ready-to-use solutions to their teams at home. Additionally, the conference provides event opportunities to re-connect with old friends, network with colleagues, and meet with K-12 school district business leaders.

As you can imagine, there is a lot to choose from at this year’s conference. So, we reached out to our well-traveled conference experts and made our own list of eight things you should consider doing at AASPA 2015.

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Absence Management, Uncategorized
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Strengthen Your Substitute Teacher Pool

Substitute Teacher ManagementBy: Alyssa Mattero, Partnerships Manager

When school districts experience an increase in teacher absences or turnover, they often have to rely on the best available rather than the best-fit substitute teachers. Strengthening your substitute pool allows you to prepare for periods of high absenteeism and efficiently fill every classroom with a high-quality substitute teacher.

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