K-12 Education

Improve quality and hire teachers and principals up to 90 percent faster — new research explains how

Timing, as they say, is everything — especially for districts that are trying to compete for top candidates with slow or out-of-date hiring practices. But armed with the right tools and data, district leaders can accurately identify and quickly hire the teacher and principal candidates who will deliver the most student growth … before they move on to other opportunities.

February 24th, 2017|

Assessing principal candidates 101

Hiring the right principal is a crucial step in ensuring a school operates effectively and maximizes student achievement.

February 23rd, 2017|

Customer spotlight: Willamette Leadership Academy

‘We knew that using Perform would be the easiest way for us to put together a robust system for evaluations that aligned with Oregon’s regulations’

February 18th, 2017|

4 reasons PeopleAdmin customers rave about their solutions

Researching customer reviews is a key strategy for making informed purchasing decisions. And for tools that can’t be effectively test-driven — such as K-12 talent management technology — reading reviews validated by a third-party institution can be the difference between making a good decision and a bad one.

February 18th, 2017|

5 resources to help you onboard new hires more effectively

Looking for ways to improve your onboarding process, increase employee retention and encourage engagement? Then check out these resources:

February 16th, 2017|

Districts simplify contract renewals and other records management tasks with easy-to-use software designed for K-12 education

To more effectively manage contracts, personnel records, and forms, education leaders are replacing filing cabinets, Dropbox and Google Drive folders with automated recordkeeping solutions designed for K-12 schools and districts.

February 6th, 2017|

Three school districts ensure records management compliance and simplicity by going digital

More than just a trend of the modern digital age, implementing electronic talent management processes helps schools and districts correct inefficiencies and inaccuracies not previously identified, as leaders at Fort Zumwalt School District in Missouri discovered when implementing Records — PeopleAdmin’s automated recordkeeping solution.

February 6th, 2017|

Why K-12 talent management technology is worth the investment

Despite ever-present budget restrictions, school and district leaders are investing in automated talent management solutions … and those investments are paying off.

January 25th, 2017|

PeopleAdmin celebrates Texas educator as part of Inspired2Educate program

Damon Adams, an assistant principal at Hays High School in Buda, Texas, told the story of how he carries on the legacy of his band teacher, Carolyn Herrington, who opened up her classroom so he could escape an abusive home and a non-friendly school environment, and encouraged him to believe in himself.

January 12th, 2017|

PeopleAdmin Connections K-12 – Issue 7

Featured this issue: Customer Spotlight: How districts use evolving tech to attract and hire more high quality candidates; Solutions Corner: Want to help improve Perform?; Introducing Fast Pass — a better way to get the support you need and Honor your favorite educator in the New Year.

January 9th, 2017|

5 ways to boost talent management success

Managing the talent life cycle at K-12 schools and districts is no easy task, but with the right strategies and resources, it can be done … and done well. In these five resources, you’ll learn which tactics and tools will lead you to greater talent management success.

December 22nd, 2016|

5 podcasts to help you prepare for 2017

2016 is coming to a close, and it’s time to build your talent management strategy for the new year. Listen to these five podcasts to get advice on recruiting, onboarding, teacher shortages and more from experts in K-12 education.

December 19th, 2016|

Customer Spotlight: Harford County Public Schools

At Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) in Maryland, district leaders expect ongoing improvement and growth from their staff, teachers, students … and even their talent management solutions. That’s why the 54-school district has used PeopleAdmin’s applicant tracking solution (ATS) for 10 years.

December 6th, 2016|

Overcome the teacher shortage with these 9 resources

Is your school or district struggling to objectively identify top candidates because of shrinking talent pools, insufficient resources, and too few qualified educators for unique positions?

December 2nd, 2016|

Study reveals new facts about the so-called teacher shortage

Increased demand for educators, coupled with much slower growth of applicants, suggests that the often-debated teacher shortage may be real … and not likely to end soon.

November 29th, 2016|

3 things you need to do before the FLSA deadline

By Dec. 1, all employers must comply with the updated Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which exempts teachers from new compensation rules, but requires school- or district-level action to ensure other employees are compensated in compliance with the rule or properly documented as exempt.

November 18th, 2016|

What’s so different about strategic hiring?

School and district leaders know that to give students the best chance to succeed, they must identify and attract high-quality educators. But if your hiring process starts with posting open positions to your site and reading resumes to determine who to interview, you’re not hiring strategically … which means you’re probably missing your opportunity to find and hire some of the best teachers available.

November 11th, 2016|

PeopleAdmin Connections K-12 – Issue 6

As schools and districts work to advance student learning, an emphasis on data and research is taking hold. As we know, education ultimately comes down to a student, a teacher, and the staff supporting them. It makes sense that paying attention to data around the hiring, development and management of that instructional team ...

November 9th, 2016|

How talent management technology is changing K-12 evaluations and professional development

Schools and districts are maximizing professional development (PD) investments — estimated at $18,000 per teacher in some districts — by using technology to manage and measure the impact of teacher evaluations, as well as tailor PD efforts.

November 2nd, 2016|

Why onboarding should be about people … not paperwork

Onboarding has stepped into the spotlight among K-12 leaders, and for good reason: Done right, this vital talent management process can position new hires — as well as the entire school — for greater success

October 27th, 2016|
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