Who Are We• Established In 2005• 225+ Years of K-12 Experience On Staff – CEO Worked In A School District 7 Years• K-12 Focused Technology Solutions Provider – Technology Managed Services (TMS) – Technology Integration Services (TIS) – Website Managed Services (WMS) – Software Development • Five-Star Ticket (FST) • Five-Star Student Data Analysis (SDA)• Completely Focused On K-12 Education
Five-Star Leadership Team • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) • Jim Benson – West Clark Community Schools (Sellersburg, IN) • Directors of K-12 Services • D.J. Hanen – North Harrison Community Schools (Ramsey, IN) • Karen Kippenbrock – Southeast Dubois Co. Schools (Ferdinand, IN)• Steve Ricketts – South Putnam Community Schools (Greencastle, IN)• Drew Markel – Crothersville Community Schools (Crothersville, IN) • Directors of Integration & eLearning• Chrystal Street – Crothersville Community Schools (Crothersville, IN) • Jason Roseberry – Scott County School District 2 (Scottsburg, IN) • Tamra Ranard – Richland-Bean Blossom Schools (Ellettsville, IN)
Indiana - eLearning Strategic Partner• Indiana DOE selects Five-Star Technology Solutions to carry out four (4) initiatives for all school districts in the state: – Administrator Tech Boot Camps - A series of professional development opportunities around the state of Indiana that will focus on building awareness, understanding, and skills needed to be a 21st century innovative leader in today’s schools and districts. – eLearning Leadership Cadre - A group of educational technology leaders from across Indiana who will focus on strategic components of 21st century teaching and learning that directly impact student achievement and instructional practice, as well as community and business partnerships. Assist in planning and implementation of cadre meetings, along with establishing and maintaining a web presence for cadre thoughts and vision for future direction. – eLearning Certification Program - Launch a program designed to prepare teachers to teach in an online environment. This program will be a pilot in nature and will explore content and methods of preparing Indiana educators to facilitate high quality online learning. – Innovation Planning Grants - Launch a grant competition program to provide grants to support schools interested in developing strategic plans to shape their approach for transitioning to the digital age.
One Software Includes• Data Warehouse & Data Import Services• Daily Assessments• Staff Evaluations……coming soon• Curriculum Mapping• RTI Tracking
Five-Star Student Data Analysis• Supports 26 standardized tests (ISTEP, mClass, SAT, Acuity, AimsWeb, etc)• Teacher has access to all data in one place• Five-Star handles data uploads – no extra work for school tech departments• Data, charts, and graphs for individual students, groups, classes, school, or district• Easy to sort students into groups
Classroom Data by Teacher Frequently Asked Questions
Five-Star Staff Evaluations• Pre-loaded with IDOE RISE rubrics• Supports custom rubrics• Supports setting SLO’s• Easily script observations• Upload supporting documents• System pulls together observations for final evaluation
Daily Assessments Module• Teacher-created assessment questions• Delivered via website• Student logs in to take assessment• Questions linked to standards• Questions linked to level of rigor• Perfect for creating end of course assessments, exit tickets, quizzes, pre- & post quizzes