Florida District Finds Solution for Local Instructional Improvement System Implementation

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Aug. 31, 2011 - PRLog -- Every year teachers are being asked to do more with less.  Race to the Top has provided Alachua County Public Schools located in Gainesville, Florida the opportunity to invest in their 1,700 teachers, their most valued asset.  Alachua selected Truenorthlogic and Public Consulting Group (PCG) to implement a robust Local Instructional Improvement System (LIIS) that will better equip educators with the resources and support needed to become more effective and efficient.  The LIIS will meet the minimum requirements set forth by the Florida Department of Education, including managing teacher professional development offerings and growth plans in tandem with student data, and analysis and reporting on instruction and operational practices.

“The unique relationship between Truenorthlogic and PCG and the combined robust capabilities of all their modules captured our attention.  Their flexible, content-agnostic approach allows us to use what we already have and customize a user-friendly LIIS that will meet the needs of our district, capitalize on our strengths, and meet all of the State required minimum standards,” says Mr. Chauncey Freeman, Race to the Top Project Manager, Alachua County Public Schools.

“Truenorthlogic is excited about our partnership with Alachua County as we continue working with Florida districts on implementing their educator effectiveness vision,” says Jeanette Haren, CEO and Co-founder, Truenorthlogic.

“We’re thrilled to embark on yet another exciting project in Florida.  Our partner clients are hungry for using data to make informed decisions and we’re proud to be a part of those efforts in Alachua County, in Florida and across the country,” states Matt Winebright, Business Development Manager at PCG.  

Truenorthlogic is the leading provider of K-12 Education Human Capital Management solutions that solve complicated educator quality issues.  Our award-winning solutions help State education agencies and districts link human resource management with sustainable, scalable strategies to ensure an effective teacher for every student, including teacher preparation and induction support, licensure and certification tracking, career planning tools, professional development management and system support for differentiated learning and incentive pay models. With more than one million licensed users, Truenorthlogic has a proven track record helping organizations achieve educational workforce excellence.  For more information, visit www.truenorthlogic.com.
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PCG Education helps schools, school districts, and state departments of education to maximize resources, achieve their performance goals, and improve student outcomes. With more than two decades of K-12 consulting experience across the U.S., Canada and Poland, PCG’s expertise, capacity, and scale help educators to improve their decision making processes and achieve measurable results. PCG Education’s areas of expertise include:  Assessment Literacy, Data Collection and Validation, Data Integration Services, Data Practices Audit, Data Use Technical Assistance, Data Use Training & Coaching, Data Warehousing and Reporting, Fast Track Analysis, Growth Modeling & Gains Analysis, Integrated Data Audit, Portal and Security Management, and Program Evaluation.  For more information contact: ims@pcgus.com

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