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Get Your School Data Out of the Silos and into the Light

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Get Your School Data Out of the Silos and into the Light

Presented by Moshiur Tarafdar, Chief Technology Officer, Noodle Markets
Sponsored by Noodle Markets

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Vital datasets around curriculum, spending, and achievement are siloed among K-12 stakeholders. Surfacing and integrating that data allows educators to make better decisions for their students. In this presentation, learn from Moshiur Tarafdar, Chief Technology Officer at Noodle Markets about hidden metrics, as well as legislative and practical obstacles that keep them apart.

Noodle Markets has helped districts surface data around purchasing activity, compliance, and collaboration, with an eye toward safeguarding student privacy. Along the way, they have discovered disparate datasets around achievement, attendance, demographics, market trends, and more.

Gain insights into reasons behind siloed school data and initiatives to increase transparency. Learn about increased collaboration among K-12 stakeholders to share successes and challenges, especially concerning product acquisition and relationships with vendors. The presentation especially explore sapplicable datasets around purchasing, but educators across levels, from superintendents to librarians to IT staff to classroom teachers, will benefit from expanding their professional learning around all forms of school data sources.

Moshiur TarafdarAbout the Presenter

Moshiur is a versed technologist with 17 years of hands-on and management experience in developing technology solutions that transform the education industry. Before joining Noodle Markets Moshiur was Co-founder and CTO of Story2, an online education company that teaches students how to leverage the neuroscience of storytelling. In this role, he helped over 70,000 students unleash the power of their spoken voice to earn admission, financial aid, and scholarships for higher education opportunities. Story2 was selected for the Techstars accelerator program, invested in by Kaplan, and named one of the “10 EdTech Companies You Need to Know About” by Forbes.

Prior to Story2, He also was the Director of Application Development at 2U where he led a team of 12 engineers developing cutting-edge web and mobile applications to facilitate higher-ed online education, Chief Technology Officer at Unigo, and Assistant Vice President at The Princeton Review. At Princeton Review he played an integral part in building learning solutions for grades K-12 and college students. He also managed the development of standardized test products for the SAT, MCAT, and GMAT.

Moshiur studied Computer Engineering at Polytechnic University concentrating in VLSI. He is a devoted father of two, an avid camper, and enjoys training in MMA.

Brent Lomas About the Host

Brent Lomas is a former classroom teacher and policy researcher. He now develops Noodle Markets’ marketing strategy, including editorial, collateral, and social channels. Prior to joining the team, Brent worked in Broadway advertising at SpotCo and contributed to BuzzBuzzHome’s news wing, specializing in NYC housing development and legislation. He serves on the advisory boards of En Garde Arts and Circle in the Square’s Teens on Broadway program. A Teach for America alum, Brent taught at Aspire Public Schools and Harlem Village Academies. He received his BA in communication from the University of Southern California and his M.Ed. in Urban Schooling from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Watch the Recording Markets is K-12’s national market network. We help districts and schools achieve transparency, speed, and control in K-12 purchasing. The most comprehensive database of education vendors, products, and services empowers research and purchasing confidence. Digital collaboration tools and consistent vendor responses mean easy evaluation in less time. Straightforward data from across your district and a robust pool of K-12 vendors generates increased competition and bottom line savings.


Tuesday, August 8, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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