Seminars vs. Systems

After being in the district analytics field for a few years now, we’ve become familiar with quite a few of the organizations, products, and services contributing to district-wide efficiency and effectiveness. From seminars for district business officials and administrators, to non-profits aiding in the cause for process improvement, awareness and opportunity to improve efficiency and effectiveness at school districts is …

School Leaders Learning Business Skills & Organizational Effectiveness

In November 2015, Education Week published an article entitled, Principals Go to School to Learn Management Savvy, about the wave of educational leaders intentionally building skills other than just curriculum-type pedagogy to add to their resume in pursuit of educational organizational success. What’s interesting is it may be easy to think principals and other school leaders do not have “organizational leader” as …

Our Observations at the 2015 ASBO Intl Trade Show in Dallas – Part 2

Last week, we touched on our experience at the 2015 ASBO Intl Show in Dallas. We reflected on our observations from years past to this year and how much of a difference there has been in the chatter and buzz about district analytics in education. We had said if at first, folks were scratching their heads about what performance management …

Our Observations at the 2015 ASBO Intl Trade Show in Dallas – Part 1

Last week, the Enlit team hit the road and miraculously arrived without a scratch in Dallas after a tenuous journey, avoiding the storms and Hurricane Patricia in the region. We are always excited to be a part of the annual ASBO Intl Conference, as it is a kind of reward for the work we’ve put in throughout the year. Having the chance …