SchoolTechnologyLeadership
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June 18 2018
What's New
State Compliance
Calpads
Here's a PDF of today's CALPADS Flash.      Download PDF File Here
June 11 2018
What's New
Federal Compliance (e.g E-Rate, CRDC, ESSA)
The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) is a non-pricing meal service option for schools and school districts in low-income areas. CEP allows the nation's highest poverty schools and districts to serve breakfast and lunch at no cost to all enrolled...
June 07 2018
What's New
I came across this fantastic new podcast called "My Tech Toolbelt" at the CUE Conference.  Great stuff!   It's run by a two woman crew (Shannon Tabaldo and Brenda Argano) and focuses on recognizing great teaching (a...
May 31 2018
What's New
Good stuff from Digital Promise.  Link here:  digitalpromise.com   ...
May 25 2018
What's New
The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation on data privacy will come into force on May 25, 2018. This video explains how it could affect you, even if you don't live in the EU. ​  The following 3 minute video explains it in basi...
May 23 2018
What's New
K-12 Enterprise Systems
Student Information Systems
PowerSchool
Product News & Insights
Assignment and Grade Transfer Plug-in Moving assignment and grade information for students moving from one section of a course to another is manual process and a major pain in PowerSchool. Computer Logic Group has developed a simple plug-in that turn...
May 22 2018
What's New
Teaching & Learning
Reap the Rewards, Get CK-12 Certified! Summer break is the time to discover more about using CK-12 to boost your students' progress. Say hello to CK-12's Certified Educator Program! Our training program is back, with more sessions and flexibility to ...
May 16 2018
What's New
Federal Compliance (e.g E-Rate, CRDC, ESSA)
E-Rate/USAC
E-rate News Flash Funding Year 2018–19 Funding Commitments The Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) has released the first four waves of funding commitments for the 2018-19 funding year. As of May 11, 2018, funding commitments for Californ...
May 16 2018
What's New
State Compliance
California Dashboard
Dear Accountability Coordinators: 2018 CALIFORNIA SCHOOL DASHBOARD WEBINAR This e-mail is to invite you to participate in a Webinar on May 30, 2018, at 10 a.m., to assist local educational agencies prepare for the 2018 California School Dashboard (Da...
May 13 2018
What's New
K-12 Enterprise Systems
Learning Management
Interesting article and stats about Learning Management systems used by school districts in other states.  As you know, this site looks mostly at California school district's use of systems.  But having a comparison to other states I think ...
May 03 2018
What's New
K-12 Enterprise Systems
From: https://blog.google/products/g-suite/g-suite-enterprise-education-now-available/ Since launching G Suite for Education, we've heard a common request from colleges, universities and large school districts: the need for more advanced tools t...
April 30 2018
What's New
State Compliance
Calpads
A short 20 minute video explaining the "big picture" of the CALPADS end of year process. Reminder:  EOY deadline is July 31, 2018!  ...
April 26 2018
What's New
State Compliance
Assessment
Test Operations Management System
CAASPP
​ ​Editor's note:  Below is a communication sent out by the CDE on April 26, 2018 detailing some of the information regarding the transition from paper distribution of CAASPP test scores to the electronic distribution (e.g. secure PDF files sent...
April 24 2018
What's New
This is a new podcast from the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence featuring the voices and experiences of students, families, and district staff as they tackle issues of school improvement and equity. Subscribe here . (Editor's ...