Introduction of eScholar U Streamlines Training, Introduces Best Practices and Delivers Educators with a Collaborative Platform for Improving Education
White Plains, NY, March 5, 2012 – eScholar LLC, a leader in driving the application of research and data to personalize education, today announced availability and response to eScholar U. eScholar U is a robust and highly customizable online learning management system that supports the delivery of valuable information from subject matter experts into the hands of educators. eScholar U provides educators at the school, district and state level with the ability to deliver a centralized and dynamic repository of timely learning materials to strengthen skills, impart knowledge and improve education practices.
“eScholar U provides hands on computer simulations that demonstrate how teachers will interact with the myTrack application to create Personalized Education Plans. It is a wonderful resource for teachers,” said Natasha Scott, Executive Director, Student Services of Cumberland County. “Cumberland’s portal is managed and populated by both the district and eScholar to ensure that the data is fresh and relevant to its users. We are anticipating that eScholar U will continue to evolve and be relied upon by Cumberland’s staff as we continue to make strides in introducing the use of data to improve education outcomes.”
eScholar’s expanding customer base and support of more than 20 million students provides economies of knowledge that when shared can improve the use of data to have a positive impact on education outcomes.
Tailored for each individual customer, eScholar U is currently implemented in a core group of eScholar’s customers. eScholar U provides an online, 24/7 element that supports eScholar’s overall effort for continual education that involves live, instructor-led training, onsite, job-imbedded training, as well as thought leadership workshops and webinars.
A powerful learning tool, eScholar U supports multiple mediums and delivers a range of content, including videos, software simulations, research-based courses, FAQs, chat rooms, industry news, etc. all geared towards meeting the objectives of the organization. Specific examples of eScholar U at work include:
- Schools: eScholar U has the ability to provide individual schools, classrooms and teachers with an accessible resource that delivers valuable information, facilitates collaboration amongst educators and allows additional information to be researched.
- District: eScholar U provides districts an efficient way to disseminate information, complete online training, stage the rollout of implementations and engage in conversations between all the stakeholders to streamline the adoption of strategic initiatives.
- State: Communication at the state level involves the dissemination of news, policies and insights in real time. eScholar U can be the central point of communications, content delivery and compliance monitoring.
“eScholar U represents an accumulation of our work, our insight and our understanding of how data is being used throughout education to analyze, validate and drive decisions into each practice,” said Shawn Bay, CEO and founder of eScholar. “eScholar U dives to the core of how eScholar supports our client’s and their specific data initiatives. eScholar U provides a hosted solution that is built and developed uniquely for each individual customer.”
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-ID management and collaborative goal planning solutions. Relied on by 14 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 escholar.com or call 877-328-2969.
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