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Posts By: Silverback Learning

June 12th, 2017

The featured District keynote speaker  this year will be  Jason Sargent, Superintendent,  St. Ignatius School District and recipient of the 2016 ‘Rilla Award for St. Ignatius High School. Jason will speak on the evolution of Personalized Learning. St. Ignatius High School leadership, staff and students have taken a shared approach to lower discipline referrals, increase achievement, implement a true RTI system, use data for informed decision making, organized interventions for behavior, academics and attendance. St….   Read…

June 12th, 2017

  Measuring student growth provides more than a snapshot of what is happening in your classroom.   Reports in Mileposts provide a way to look at student growth, as well as proficiency.  Looking at both, helps educators challenge students who are already proficient while recognizing student growth for those who are working toward proficiency.  Helping students track their own progress is one of the best ways to improve achievement and confidence! Help students identify where they…   Read…

June 12th, 2017

Why Mileposts at Secondary? How do we implement into a secondary system? How does it improve student achievement and various school wide systems? This session will illustrate our implementation plan at a secondary level that improved our student achievement.  Mileposts can inform teachers and staff of data supports to differentiate instruction,  track discipline, RTI, parent/guardian partnerships and much more. Presenter: Jason Sargent, Superintendent, St. Ignatius School District Audience: Secondary, Administrator Room:  410C

June 12th, 2017

  Join the Twin Falls School District Elementary Mileposts Leads for a panel discussion about our vision, organization, and year-three plans.  Gain insights on how the Twin Falls School District used state leadership monies to build a team who is helping make Mileposts the go-to tool for improving student outcomes. Presenters: Catherine Turpin, Mileposts Lead and the Mileposts Team, Twin Falls School District #411 Room:  420A Audience: Elementary

June 12th, 2017

  Teacher Vitae empowers staff to engage in continuous professional growth., offering a space to document success and reflect on practice.   Join this session to learn the myriad ways Teacher Vitae benefits the educator by capturing valuable insights related to instruction, coaching, and professional development, while actively taking charge of your professional growth. Hands 0n.  BYOD   Presenters: Pat Tiede and Rudi Lewis, Silverback Learning Solutions Room:  420B Audience: Teachers

June 9th, 2017

  Teacher Vitae guides the entire evaluation process for principals and administrators while empowering teachers to actively take charge of their professional growth.  Join this session and learn how Teacher Vitae solves the pain of “Education Frustration” by providing a fully customizable solution for teacher evaluations, which includes tailored evaluation forms, rubrics and scoring to meet the needs of individual districts,  built in scheduling and analytics,  and ensured state compliance. Attendees will gain insight into…   Read…

June 9th, 2017

  Combining Response to Intervention (RTI) and Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) to make a Multi-Tiered Support System (MTSS) can improve your school and provide the needed support for all students. Utilizing Mileposts will increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the process. We have resources, examples, and experience to help you develop a system that works for your situation. Please bring your whole team to help brainstorm, develop, and plan.   Presenters: Nathan Anderson,…   Read…

June 9th, 2017

    This session will continue to focus on the critical role administrators play in a successful integration of Mileposts into the daily business of staff at their district. Strategies for utilizing Mileposts as an administrator to cultivate conversations, to build collaboration, and for follow up will be shared. Presenters: Dr. Jim Lewis, CEO Silverback Learning Solutions & Joy Rapp, Sales Specialist, Silverback Learning Solutions Room:  420A Audience: Administrators including Superintendents, Principals, and other district leaders

June 9th, 2017

  Join this session to learn more about recent New Feature rollouts and what’s on the Silverback Roadmap for Mileposts, teacher Vitae and EdifyAssess. Meet the Engineering Gorillas behind the curtain. Your Voice Counts! Presenters: Silverback Gorilla Engineers Room:  410A Audience: All

June 9th, 2017

Cassia School District is in our third year of implementing Mileposts. Join us on our journey as we speak candidly of our successes and pitfalls. We’ve experienced GOOD roads and positive turns; we’ve made BAD decisions that have taught us valuable lessons of perseverance and recovery; we’ve encountered UGLY realizations while knowing we still have our eye on the correct destination. We’ll share our district’s implementation plan along with insights to our processes for planning…   Read…

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