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NSI 2014: Product Forum

  1. 1. Presented by Stephen M. Smith Co-Founder and President Hobsons, K-12 Daniel Obregon Vice President, Product Management & Marketing, K-12, Hobsons July 2014 Product Forum
  2. 2. A look at where we’re we’ve been and where we’re going. Today’s Conversation , Why We’re Here The challenges facing schools and students are widespread. Progress to Date What have we accomplished in the first half of the year? Roadmap Updates Dive in to current and future roadmap initiatives and project charters. Next Steps Talk about next steps.
  3. 3. Highlights this year… 2013-2014 school year has been a big one for the Naviance Network! We’ve added more than 1,000 members to the Naviance Network and several major enhancements to our platform.
  4. 4. Some quick stats… 12.5millionFamilyConnectionusers,including studentsandfamilies. Usersfromall50statesandnearly100countries. AveragetimeonFamilyConnectionhasincreased 25%year-over-year. Studentsnowspendan averageof10:30minutesonthesiteeverytime theysignin.
  5. 5. NEXT The challenges facing schools and students today are widespread Why We’re Here
  6. 6. Students have strong aspirations, but there is a disconnect between what students want to do with their lives and knowing how they will get there. The Student’s Perspective How Will I Get There? Once students figure out what they want to do, they have to determine how to get there Who Am I? Many students struggle to identify areas of strength What Do I Want To Be? Those who recognize their skills are often unsure where to apply them Will I Be Successful? Students want to know if they will have the qualifications and skills to reach their goals
  7. 7. Educators wish to help all students reach their full potential. But how? The Educator’s Perspective
  8. 8. Building Blocks for Success 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th
  9. 9. K-12 Higher Education Single Institution Choose a path Select an institution & Apply Test and college prep Take courses Acquire skills Job search Graduate Skills Life Questions Skills (e.g. MOOCs) Passion/Direction Certifications Multiple Institutions The New Student Lifecycle
  11. 11. NEXT What have we accomplished the first half of the year? Progress to Date
  12. 12. What is Naviance?
  13. 13. 2013-2014 Priorities ImprovingStudentEngagement ClassroomImplementation CreatingOperationalEfficiency DesigningUser-DrivenExperiences
  14. 14. Measure student hope, engagementandwell-being.
  15. 15. Measuring Hope, Engagement and Well-Being The Gallup Student Poll SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY
  17. 17. Start with what’s strong insteadofwhat’swrong.
  18. 18. Gallup Strengths Explorer A new foundational assessment for middle and high schools. SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY
  19. 19. What is StrengthsExplorer? StrengthsExplorer assesses 10 talent themes and identifies each student’s three strongest emerging talents. It provides explanations of these themes, strategies for capitalizing on each, and action items to help students gain insight into their greatest talents – natural patterns of thought, feeling, and behavior – to leverage in the classroom and in life.
  20. 20. Improved Login and Messaging Learn about the latest Naviance News as soon as you login. SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY
  21. 21. Navigation Re-Design A simplified, consistent navigation experience with quick access to help resources. SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY
  22. 22. Find any student quickly andeasilywithglobalsearch.
  23. 23. Global Search Find any student instantly from anywhere in Naviance. SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY
  24. 24. Improve in-classroom instructionforPSAT,SAT andACTtestprep.
  25. 25. Student Grouping in PrepMe Simply rostering and class management to improve teacher effectiveness. SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY
  26. 26. Creating an culture of studentsuccesswith Naviance.
  27. 27. Teacher Engagement Package Deliver best practices for teachers to leverage Naviance tools in the classroom. SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY
  28. 28. The cornerstone of personalizedlearning.
  29. 29. AchieveWorks from Human eSources Helping students discover personality type, learning style and multiple intelligences. SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY
  30. 30. Do What You Are • Personality type assessment on students natural tendencies • Reveals one of 16 personality types, career interest levels and their associated majors Learning Style Inventory • Identifies students’ environmental, emotional, sociological and physical learning preferences Multiple Intelligence (MI) Advantage • Uses multiple intelligences theory to generate a comprehensive, personalized report covering nine distinct intelligences such as interpersonal intelligence and logical-mathematical intelligence
  31. 31. Make purposeful connections betweenstudentsandcolleges.
  32. 32. ActiveMatch+ Puts students in control over how and when to connect with colleges and universities. SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY
  33. 33. Develop Critical Non-Cognitive Skills Acquire College Knowledge See What’s Possible Take Ownership Over Their Path
  34. 34. Introducing the Naviance Curriculum A Blended-Learning Environment for College and Career Readiness SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY
  35. 35. Foundations of The Naviance Curriculum College readiness includes concepts important to students; including college application procedures, knowledge to research college characteristics, academic preparation for post-secondary readiness, and financial aid comprehension. College readiness also incorporates positive non-cognitive skills such as self-efficacy, motivation, determination, and social behaviors. Hobsons Definition of College Readiness Hobsons Definition of College Readiness
  36. 36. Foundations of The Naviance Curriculum U.S. Department of Education College Readiness Standards Knowledge of the College Readiness Process Adult Supporters Academic Preparedness Financial Aid Readiness Knowledge of the College Application Process ASCA National Standards for Students Academic Career Personal/Social The Curriculum is aligned to national readiness standards
  37. 37. The Naviance Curriculum Blended Learning Experience for Grades 6-12 incoroporating college knowledge with non-cognitive skills The Curriculum At a Glance • Grades 6 - 12 • 15 multi-media lessons per grade • Integrated with Naviance tools • Reporting capabilities and lesson plans for staff • Pre- and post-assessments of readiness • Myself • My Success Skills • My Network • My College Plan • My Career Plan • My Finances The Curriculum was created to start early in transforming the lives and aspirations of students Lesson Pillars
  38. 38. The Curriculum Pilot Conducted with 6 schools during the 2013-2014 school year 11th Grade Pilot Naviance Curriculum pilot shows student gains in student readiness 50%+ Percentage of students who showed readiness gains +8% Average score increase across all participants in college knowledge and financial literacy
  39. 39. eDocs Year-in-Review More than 22 million documents sent to nearly 3,000 higher education institutions, including all Common App members. More destinations to come…
  40. 40. What’s New with eDocs? Easier Activation Intuitive Navigation Improved Common App Matching Direct Transcript Delivery to NCAA New Upload Capabilities
  41. 41. Timeline August 1 •Common App Back Online •eDocs Goes Live (All Forms Available for Preparation and Submission) Early September •Last Day to Opt-Out of Common App Integration •NCAA Transcript Request and Fulfillment Available October •Multiple Transcript Upload
  42. 42. NEXT A look at new and future solutions Roadmap Updates
  43. 43. Where are we going? Improving school and district staff engagement. Supporting student needs throughout the student lifecycle.
  44. 44. Platform Enhancements THE WHOLE IS GREATER THAN THE SUM OF ITS PARTS. MOVE AWAY FROM SILOED POINT SOLUTIONS AND TOWARDS A SUITE OF COMPLEMENTARY PRODUCTS. ❝ ❞ Our Vision To make Naviance the destination for schools and districts to track and measure college and career readiness of their students. Deliver a Naviance experience that is unique based on your role within a school or district: counselor, principal, teacher, parent, etc. Provide a continuity of experience for the student as they progress through the student lifecycle.
  45. 45. DELIVER THE RIGHT INFORMATION, TO THE RIGHT PEOPLE, AT THE RIGHT TIME. ❝ ❞ Our Vision Supports platform vision of enabling a single destination to track and monitor KPIs related to college and career readiness. Provides ability to provide greater insight into potential student outcomes, and track year-over-year performance for schools and districts. Reporting and Analytics
  46. 46. Academic Planning and Outcomes INCREASE ACADEMIC RIGOR, PUT STUDENTS ON THE RIGHT PATH TOWARDS MEETING THEIR GOALS. ❝ ❞ Our Vision Allow students to develop individualized learning plans based on their desired post-secondary outcomes, and allow school and district administrators to be able to track and measure progress towards those goals. Enable other adult advocates and organizations working with students to actively participate in the development and tracking of student goals.
  47. 47. Test Preparation PROVIDE EQUITABLE ACCESS TO TEST PREP SOLUTIONS, AND ALLOW COUNSELORS AND TEACHERS TO IDENTIFY STUDENTS IN NEED OF HELP. ❝ ❞ Our Vision Make test preparation easier for schools and districts to manage, by providing tools for teachers to effectively engage students and reporting to identify students in need of the most help…all within Naviance. Deliver best-of-breed content to support new test types.
  48. 48. eDocs INCREASE REACH, AND LOWER BARRIERS. ❝ ❞ Our Vision To support the world’s largest network of higher education receiving destinations, and to facilitate the exchange of information between students and academic institutions.
  49. 49. NEXT Coming next school year. Coming Soon…
  50. 50. CREATING A CULTURE OF STRENGTHS WITHIN SCHOOLS AND DISTRICTS ❝ ❞ The Offering • Schools will now be able to develop a culture of strengths through this new offering. Students can assess their strengths through Naviance. Now, enable your teachers and school administrators to better leverage their own strengths in order to improve instruction and student outcomes. Gallup Strengths Professional Services
  51. 51. HELPING STUDENTS FIND THEIR OWN ROAD IN LIFE REQUIRES THAT THEY HIT THE ROAD. ❝ ❞ The Offering • The Roadtrip Nation Experience offers an ideal capstone project for schools to deliver to students that have already established a strong foundation for connecting learning and life through their use of Naviance and the Naviance Curriculum. Roadtrip Nation Experience
  52. 52. Thank You Visit our UX Lab to Contribute