2023 Leader in Excellence WinnersThe Skyward Leader in Excellence Award recognizes pioneers, trendsetters, and forward thinkers in districts nationwide. Join us in celebrating this year’s winners.
Skylert for Prom Attendance? Absolutely! Did you know you can use Skyward to keep tabs on students’ whereabouts during prom? Find out how Sartell-St. Stephen ISD 748 in Minnesota customized their Skyward solution to do just that!
EdTech Talks with Darby West How did Stephenville ISD pair New Student Online Enrollment with 1:1 device distribution? Learn more from Darby West, the district’s PEIMS coordinator and Skyward student administrator.#District Storiesby Skyward Insider Team
Guest Post: Preparing for ESSA Data CollectionIf gathering ESSA data is in your future, this guest post is a must read! Find out what Dawn Rueter-Cox learned from reading ESSA plans: what data you’ll need to collect, where to find it in Skyward, and where to store it if there’s no pre-defined field set up. #District Storiesby Dawn Rueter-Cox
Guest Post: Our Skyward RefreshIn this guest post, staff from Barrington CUSD 220 describe their experience using Skyward’s Empowerment Program to identify gaps and inefficiencies in their processes and use of Skyward. #District Storiesby Barrington CUSD 220
Guest Post: How I Trained My TeachersEvery software conversion comes with challenges, but getting your teachers excited about the change can go a long way toward a smooth transition. Kristen Hughes, student data coordinator at South Ripley Community School Corporation, shares how she trained her teachers.#District Storiesby Kristen Hughes
Accountability through AutomationOur video team traveled to Sauk Prairie High School to find out how automated tardy kiosks and Positive Attendance are making this school a more productive place to work and a better place to learn. #District Storiesby Lauren Gilchrist
Education Innovations: Expeditionary LearningAn “example of how all our schools should be.” Those were the words of President Barack Obama after he spent time visiting an Expeditionary Learning school. We visited a local EL school to see what all the hype is about. Video included! #District Storiesby Lauren Gilchrist
Video School Episode 2: Lewisville ISDIn the world of education, videos could win a golden apple. Check out our latest Video School episode to learn about the success of a Texas district that is using videos to share important information with students, parents, and staff. #District Storiesby Lauren Gilchrist
Education Innovations: The J-Term Celtic Culture, Evolution and Societal Reach of Football, The Life and Culture of the American Teenager… What is a J-term, and how can you use it to provide unique opportunities for your students? Watch the video to find out.#District Storiesby Lauren Gilchrist
Guest Post: Transforming a Finance/HR OfficeDarlene Unertl, HR/Finance supervisor at Mosinee School District, shares how her district office has created more efficient systems for everything from teacher contracts to mileage reimbursements. Learn how power users like Darlene get the most out of Skyward! #District Storiesby Darlene Unertl