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Using Data to Combat Attrition and Keep Good Teachers
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Henry Wellington, CEO and Founder, Upbeat
Sponsored by Noodle Markets
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Retaining effective staff can be a big challenge for districts, and burnout is at an all-time high. Henry Wellington, CEO and founder of Upbeat, uses predictive analytics to guide districts in their approaches to combating these issues. In this session, gain insights into top predictors of attrition and the steps districts are taking to address them.
Learn about ways to measure teacher engagement satisfaction, and Henry discusses the best ways to promote a positive culture in an individual school or across a school district–key to retaining staff. Attendees will come away from this edWebinar with best practices and the resources they need to make a difference for teachers in their communities.
Research shows that giving teachers a voice into school-wide policies and fostering positive relationships between colleagues can increase teacher retention in schools. The first step in addressing the issue is gathering the necessary data to strategically respond. K-12 stakeholders at all levels, including superintendents, principals, librarians, IT managers, purchasers, and aides, are all affected by retention issues and are invited to watch this recorded edWebinar to learn about the unique opportunities they have to combat the problem.
About the Presenter
Henry Wellington founded Upbeat—an organization that uses predictive analytics to enhance schools’ approach to teacher retention. Before starting Upbeat, Henry played a key role in the implementation of blended learning and evaluation of education technology products for Citizen Schools. Prior to Citizen Schools, Henry supported education technology companies in their sales and marketing strategies at Whiteboard Advisors. He also taught middle school special education in New York City District and charter schools before his time at Whiteboard Advisors.
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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