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SchoolForce Roadshow

  1. 1. K12 Performance Management Platform Fall/Winter 2012 1SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  2. 2. Who is Acumen Solutions? Enterprise Leader in Cloud Transformation  What - Services provider focused on Innovative solutions for enterprise clients  Where - Offices in DC, New York, Boston, Cleveland, San Francisco, London  Mission – Improve student outcomes through the use innovation technology Industry Focused Enterprise Cloud Solutions  K12 Education  Cloud Enablement  Public Sector  Cloud CRM  Financial Services  Cloud ERP  Communications and Media  On-Demand Analytics  Consumer and Commercial Products  Mobile Enablement 2SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  3. 3. What is SchoolForce? Force.com Foundation – SchoolForce is Performance 1 Management platform built upon the Force.com enterprise class Platform-as-a-Service SchoolForce Core - Acumen Solutions provides a free collection 2 of performance management apps called SchoolForce which can be delivered as Open Source or Managed Package. SchoolForce Extension Apps– All apps built upon the 3 SchoolForce Core will be contributed back to the community and shared with all SchoolForce users. Robust Analytics – Cloud Business Intelligence and Analytics 4 engine provided by GoodData enables data driven decision making Implementation Services – Customers can choose to 5 implement themselves or utilize qualified SchoolForce implementation partners such as Acumen Solutions. 3SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  4. 4. How is it Different? 1. 100% Cloud Platform – Utilize new technology to enable innovation and lower cost. 2. Open Sharing of Apps – Imagine the “App Store for Education” where all apps are free 3. Standards-Based Common Core Gradebook – Hybrid gradebook built to common core standards 4. Collaborative Platform – Utilize social media to improve communication and collaboration 5. Advanced Analytic Reporting – Real-time, flexible, configurable performance analyticsSchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission 4
  5. 5. Appendix 3 – NYC DOE Reading Tracker SchoolForce Core Modules Highlights: • Built by managed by Acumen Solutions • Provided free to qualifying districts or CMO’s • Delivered as open source or managed package • Common core standards-based Gradebook • Attendance, Behavior, Meals, Content, Collaboration, Reporting and more • http://youtu.be/JUmBNzU-V-0 5SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  6. 6. Student, Teacher, School Records 6SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  7. 7. Attendance Highlights: • Record attendance at the homeroom level and section level • Automated notifications • Tardy and departure times tracked to the minute to track learning time lost • Runs cleanly on iPad 7SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  8. 8. Gradebook Highlights: • Hybrid gradebook allows for traditional and Standards based grading • All assignments synched real-time to Portal • Real-time grade calculations • Export to Excel • Set custom grade thresholds to view student performance 8SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  9. 9. Behavior Highlights: • Record positive, negative, and neutral behaviors • Weighted behavior incidents allow for behavior scoring • Workflow allows multiple witnesses to provide input 9SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  10. 10. Meals Highlights: • Runs at Point of Sale • ID entry can be through Student ID input or bar-code scanner • Multiple meal profiles allows for full price vs free/reduced lunch status • Meals balance shows on portal 10SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  11. 11. Report Cards & TranscriptsHighlights:• Create student documents- Progress Reports, Report Cards, and Transcripts in batches, or as one-offs for each student• Customizable Progress Reports and Report Cards can display standard or strand grades
  12. 12. Chatter Collaboration Highlights: • Privatized facebook-like collaboration between teachers, and between teachers and parents. • News feeds, groups, direct messages, etc. • Mobile - Native apps for iPhone, Droid, Blackberry, etc. 12SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  13. 13. Points ModuleHighlights:• Track points earned and redeemed for good behavior in a demerits module• View and print a ledger view for a student for use in parent/teacher conferences• Report on points earned by student, or per classroom, to monitor teacher usage of the system
  14. 14. Shared Content Highlights: • Cloud document management solution • Full text search • Vote up/down, comments, version control • Workspaces with various privacy options • Schools no longer need a LAN 14SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  15. 15. Analytics Analytics Highlights: • GoodData analytics and business intelligence • Extensive custom reporting capabilities • Can interface with existing legacy data systems • Views by district, by school, by teacher, by student • Mobile - Native GoodData iPad app 15SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  16. 16. Appendix 3 – NYC DOE Reading Tracker Parent/Student Portal Highlights: • Included with SchoolForce Core • Real time visibility of grades, attendance, and behavior • Ability to access upcoming assignments, videos, and attachments • Visibility into all assignment grades and scores • Multiple layered school calendars using Google Calendar • Digital locker of past assignments or report cards 16SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  17. 17. Portal: Home Page 17SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  18. 18. Portal: My Assignments 18SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  19. 19. Portal: My Progress (Grades) 19SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  20. 20. Portal: My Calendar 20SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  21. 21. Extension Applications Homework- Built by EL Haynes Public Charter Schools (DC) Reading Tracker- Built by NYC DOE Enrollment- Built by Louisiana Recovery School District (New Orleans) Interventions- Built by Acumen Solutions for City Year Talent Management- Prototype built by Acumen Solutions 21SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  22. 22. Sample Extension App: Homework Highlights: • Built by EL Haynes Public Charter Schools (DC) • Performs homework completion checks at start of school day • Students with incomplete homework stay after school to complete • Automated notifications sent to parents 22SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  23. 23. Homework Highlights: • Optional app included in the base product • Allows teachers to quickly check homework completion at start of school day • Notifications sent to parents for students with incomplete or missing HW • Reports track homework completion rate over time for students, and sections 23SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  24. 24. Appendix 3 – NYC DOE Reading Tracker Sample Extension App: NYC Reading Tracker Highlights: • Built by NYC DOE • Reading assessment and administration application • Uses the Fountas & Pinnel and DRA2 methodologies • Interactive Flex reporting embedded in app • Currently used in over 500 NY schools • http://youtu.be/msqrqvLHzMA 24SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  25. 25. Reading Tracker –Teacher Home 25SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  26. 26. Reading Tracker – Class Page 26SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  27. 27. Reading Tracker – Interactive Flex Reporting 27SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  28. 28. Reading Tracker – Input Screen 28SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  29. 29. Reading Tracker - Student Strategy Center 29SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  30. 30. Appendix 3 – NYC DOE Reading Tracker Sample Extension App: Enrollment Highlights: • Built by Louisiana Recovery School District (New Orleans) • Open Enrollment and Public School Choice solution • Parents submit applications and choose school preferences • Student assignment algorithm provided by IIPSC • http://schoolforce.com/LouisianaRecoverySchoolDistrict.php 30SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  31. 31. Enrollment – Home/Search 31
  32. 32. Enrollment – Entry FormHighlights:• Simple data entry form for parents or school personnel• Data validation performed on input to reduce bad data 32
  33. 33. Enrollment – School ChoiceHighlights:• Students and parents provide ranked preference of schools• IIPSC algorithm performs matching assignments on back end 33
  34. 34. Appendix 3 – NYC DOE Reading Tracker Sample Extension App: Interventions (RTI) Highlights: • Built by Acumen Solutions for City Year • Tracks the number and type of risk areas assigned to students • Tracks enrollment of students in intervention programs • Monitor dosage levels per student • Compare student performance against dosage received • Measure effectives of interventions 34SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  35. 35. Interventions – Create Sections Highlights: • Corps Members can assign students to different sections (or classes) • CY can track the actual dosage vs. target dosage for a section or for the organization 35SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  36. 36. Interventions – Enter Dosage 36SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  37. 37. Interventions – Reports 37SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  38. 38. Appendix 3 – NYC DOE Reading Tracker Sample Extension App: Talent Management Highlights: • Prototype built by Acumen Solutions • Evaluation rubric can be customized (currently uses KIPP methodology) • Teacher evaluation scheduling and self evaluation input • Classroom observations with iPad enabled recording • Designed for real time input using iPad • Professional Development library based on observations scores • Currently in prototype format, final app can be driven by district 38SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  39. 39. Talent Management - Home 39SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  40. 40. Talent Management - Observation Highlights: • Optimized for iPad input • Camera feature invokes Instagram for observation recording • Rubric can be customized 40SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  41. 41. Talent Management – PD Home Highlights: • Professional Development hub with school provided videos • Can include recorded sessions from high performing teachers • Customized PD library based on evaluation scores 41SchoolForce is a registered trademark of Salesforce.com and is being used with its explicit permission
  42. 42. Contact UsAcumen Solutions Marty Young1660 International Drive 5th Floor Education Practice LeadMcLean, VA 22102 myoung@acumensolutions.comwww.acumensolutions.com 703.856.2871www.schoolforce.com Kristen Clark SchoolForce Product Manager kclark@acumensolutions.com 917.664.5644 42

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