Mariner Hosts Interactive Webinar Series for K12 Educators

March Session Features SeeChange Plans Designed to Establish Cycles of Continuous Improvement in K12 School Districts

March 8, 2011 – Charlotte, NC – Aimee Nichols, educational consultant and doctoral candidate in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and David “Fitz” Fitzgerald, Mariner’s Education Group Vice President, will lead this month’s interactive webinar hosted by Mariner on March 17th at 1:00 p.m. Eastern (see registration information below).

Principals, superintendents and central office staff are invited to participate in the webinar featuring SeeChange™ Plans. This webinar is the fourth in a series of five that presents the elements that make up Mariner’s SeeChange™ Performance Management System. The co-leaders will share how SeeChange™ Plans creates a cycle of continuous improvement through district strategic plans and school improvement plans.

“SeeChange™ Plans helps teachers, principals and superintendents align their goals from the central office all the way to individual schools helping educators take their strategic plans and parse them into tasks that are measurable and manageable. With understanding of their common goals, each school can join to collaboratively improve student performance and institutional effectiveness,” commented David Fitzgerald.

Mariner’s SeeChange™ webinar series shows educators and district leaders how data can be organized and presented in dashboards to positively affect student learning and district operations.

Mariner's Education Group is a leading provider of performance management dashboards and scorecards for K12 school districts including superintendents, administrators, teachers, school boards and parents. Visit our website for more information.

Upcoming Web sessions:

March 17

SeeChange Plans
This component helps districts create a cycle of continuous improvement including district strategic planning and individual school improvement planning. The Session is geared for principals, superintendents and central office staff.

Aimee V. Nichols is currently an educational consultant and doctoral candidate in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She has a B.S. and M.S. from The Florida State University and a M.S.A. from UNC Charlotte. She is a former principal and teacher and is currently working as a consultant. Aimee has been a part of the SeeChange™ solution development team as an educator and as a subject matter expert. Read Aimee’s profile on LinkedIn.

David "Fitz" Fitzgerald, Mariner’s Education Group Vice President, has more than 25 years of experience in performance management, business intelligence and information management. Currently, he leads the development of the SeeChangeTM Performance Management System, which helps school districts improve student achievement, accountability and transparency. Learn more about Fitz on his LinkedIn profile.

This session is geared for central office staff, principals and teachers.

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April 21
SeeChange Community
This component gets everyone involved in helping students learn. Session geared for central office staff, principals, teachers and school board members.
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To sign up for the March 17th, as well as the remaining April 21st session, please go to: http://www.mariner-usa.com/news/briefEvents.aspx

Archives of the SeeChange™ Performance Management System series are available as each session is presented. View SeeChange Overview, SeeChange Data Foundation and SeeChange Instruction.

About Mariner
For more than a decade, Mariner has helped clients in the education, utility, healthcare and other industries organize, use and share data to improve productivity, collaboration and decision making. Mariner specializes in helping clients leverage their data through the use of business intelligence, data warehousing, business scorecards and performance management dashboards. Equipped with our solutions, organizations achieve financial and operational goals and improvements in organizational alignment – from senior managers to front line workers. Mariner has emerged at the forefront of performance-based, improvement-centered technology solutions, earning recognition as Microsoft’s 2010 US Public Sector K12 Education Partner of the Year, TDWI’s 2009 Best Practices Implementation Partner Award Winner and Microsoft’s 2008 Worldwide Partner of the Year in Performance Management Solutions. Mariner is a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner with competencies in Business Intelligence and Data Platform. Mariner-Insight to Achieve. www.mariner-usa.com.

For additional information:
Contact Sally Phillips, Director of Marketing, Mariner
Tel. 704.943.5222
Email [email protected]

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