The use of data and technology in education is changing rapidly across the U.S. and New York is ahead of the curve in delivering tools and solutions that are focused on improving education outcomes
White Plains and Rochester, NY (PRWEB) November 14, 2012
eScholar, a leader in the application of research and data to personalize education, will participate at the 47th annual New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education (NYSCATE) conference. Hundreds of educators and administrators will convene November 18-20 at the Riverside Rochester Convention Center in New York to discuss how the use of technology can improve the education outcome of students. eScholar’s presence on the exhibit floor (booth #1017) and at its hospitality suite at the opening Round Robin Reception on November 18th allows eScholar to engage and share how our solution, eScholar myTrack™ can personalize education by delivering data in ways that support the needs and goals of every student.
“The use of data and technology in education is changing rapidly across the U.S. and New York is ahead of the curve in delivering tools and solutions that are focused on improving education outcomes,” said Shawn Bay, CEO and Founder of eScholar. “eScholar is excited to engage with NYSCATE attendees and share how eScholar myTrack can put data to work helping each individual student, and enable collaboration among the student, teacher, administrator and parent.”
eScholar continues to expand its footprint and work in New York. As the provider of New York’s data foundation since 2004, eScholar is well established across New York, working with Regional Information Centers and individual districts to collect and manage education data. Recently, eScholar was selected as one of three companies to fulfill NYSED's vision to provide access to a broad range of education data. This includes an integrated view of student test scores, demographic information, curriculum materials, and other items that educators and parents can access at any time in order to personalize engagement with every student. eScholar myTrack goes far beyond the traditional dashboard to set, track, and achieve individual educational goals.
Developed in conjunction with educators, eScholar myTrack is a collaborative platform that engages all education stakeholders – administrators, teachers, support staff, students, and parents – and presents them with an individualized and holistic view of a student’s progress across his or her education. Parents and educators using eScholar myTrack gain a better understanding of a student’s unique needs and strengths based on current and historical information. Building upon eScholar’s expertise in student data, eScholar myTrack aligns today’s education process to help students achieve their specific, unique goals.
Established in 1965, The New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education (NYSCATE) is a non-profit, professional organization representing more than 7,000 technology-using educators and administrators in New York State. Committed to transforming teaching and learning, NYSCATE provides students with an education that prepares them to live satisfying and productive lives. NYSCATE membership is 2,000 strong and includes teachers, administrators, school board members, parents, consultants, and business people involved in helping define statewide policy regarding the use of technologies in education.
eScholar is the nation's leading innovator in the application of billions of individual education data points to the needs and goals of each person. eScholar customers are realizing significant improvements in their ability to meet mandated reporting requirements but more importantly in their ability to improve pre-K through postsecondary student achievement. eScholar delivers an entire suite of award winning data warehouse, student and staff identifier management and collaborative goal planning solutions. Relied on by 13 state education agencies and over 4,800 districts across the country, eScholar products transform the way educators use data. For more information about eScholar, visit http://www.escholar.com or call 877-328-2969.