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Supporting the Professional Growth of Novice Teachers

By: MaryBeth Crissman Date: May 24, 2016

No one expects a college athlete to perform with the same skill, knowledge, and insight as a professional athlete who has been in the big leagues for a few years. Real-world experience is an invaluable step in learning a craft, and it’s not something that can simply be taught. One has to fully experience the […]

Data and Transparency Key to ESSA

By: MaryBeth Crissman Date: May 17, 2016

No Child Left Behind (NCLB) may now be a thing of the past as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) comes into effect in late 2017.  While NCLB focused on federal and state mandates, rigorous and prescriptive student testing, and difficult to achieve school and district minimum requirements for teachers and students, ESSA shifts the […]

5 Strategies to simplify performance evaluations for all district staff

By: MaryBeth Crissman Date: May 10, 2016

What do you do when you have 2700 teachers, 1800 educational support professionals, and 700 support professionals spread out over 76 school buildings and your state initiates a new state-wide performance evaluation requirement? Some may panic. That’s an understandable reaction. It’s a daunting task to coordinate that number of professionals into a cohesive and manageable […]

Micro-credentials: The Professional Growth Passport

By: MaryBeth Crissman Date: April 19, 2016

Micro-credentials. You’ve heard about them but maybe you’re not sure exactly what they are or how they work. Or maybe you haven’t heard of them at all. Either way, micro-credentials are the latest movement in increasing transparency and improving professional growth in the education space. But what exactly are micro-credentials? Micro-credentials are narrowly focused and […]

Exciting New Mobile App to Complement Truenorthlogic PD!

By: MaryBeth Crissman Date: March 28, 2016

Truenorthlogic is excited to announce the release of a mobile attendance app to complement our existing suite of professional growth solutions! It’s no secret that the importance and prevalence of mobile applications has increased considerably in recent years, and non-game mobile apps are expected to comprise over 51% of the app market by 2017. Truenorthlogic […]

Streamlining the Professional Growth Process

By: MaryBeth Crissman Date: February 25, 2016

One of the greatest challenges of developing an effective and reliable professional growth platform is the ability to track where each individual is in the evaluation process. Without a proven platform that houses all of the necessary and important data in one place, there is no easy way to see who has begun or finished […]

Illuminating Integrated Professional Growth

By: MaryBeth Crissman Date: February 05, 2016

Imagine yourself at home on a typical Tuesday night, and it’s time for dinner. You open up your recipe file and pull out a family favorite. As you begin gathering your supplies, you find yourself criss-crossing your kitchen, in and out of your pantry, and even out to the extra refrigerator out in the garage. […]

Taking the Discomfort Out of District Growth

By: MaryBeth Crissman Date: January 29, 2016

One of the things that Truenorthlogic does best is accommodate for growth. Our professional development and evaluation solutions allow schools and districts to grow and develop their teacher and administrator body without sacrificing usability or quality. Because our solutions aren’t one size fits all, districts like Brevard Public Schools in Florida have been able to […]

Teachers Want to Learn

By: Caroline Wynne Date: December 22, 2015

Lauren Hayman loves working with kids. “They are sponges full of love.” As a teacher in her second year at Chaires Elementary School in Leon County Schools, Florida, Ms. Hayman makes time in her schedule to fit in professional development. “I work on my professional growth every day. At the end of the day, I […]

Truenorthlogic receives national awards

By: Hugh Fournier Date: December 07, 2015

And the winner is…Truenorthlogic! At Truenorthlogic, we work hard every day to build solutions to support K-12 educators’ professional growth. It’s rewarding when our solutions receive recognition for their effectiveness. We’re proud to announce that Truenorthlogic has recently received recognition from several prestigious national outlets. Here’s a quick re-cap of our latest awards: Truenorthlogic’s solutions […]