Effect on Stakeholders

The immediate impact on stakeholders is obvious: there would be less money all around to distribute to other areas such as transportation, building maintenance, staffing, or professional development opportunities. I cannot say whether or not the Ministry would allocate any funds in order to offset the costs of implementing a new system. Considering the current … Continue reading Effect on Stakeholders

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Obstacles

I think, most obviously, the resistors will be teachers, parents, administrators, superintendents, directors, and Ministry staff who do not like change. Especially expensive change.I think this will be one of the biggest hurdles to overcome. A strong case for the change must be made that includes detailed cost breakdown of the removal of PowerSchool, the … Continue reading Obstacles

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Rationale

Setting: Currently, I work at Campbell Collegiate, which is a large secondary school. There are approximately 1 300-1 500 students registered with approximately 100 staff members. There, I teach English Language Arts to 9-12.   Part of my duties include Core Leader, which is the same thing as a Department Head. In this position, I … Continue reading Rationale

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Addressing Jurisdictions

Below are examples of how this change would be broached with various levels. Proposal to Ministry: Honourable Don Morgan: The Regina Public School Division #4 wishes to change their student reporting systems. This change has been researched by a committee of teachers, administrators, and superintendents in order to determine the responsiveness of the current system … Continue reading Addressing Jurisdictions

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Reflection on Leadership

This plan of introducing a new SIS aligns with my current leadership style because I believe how I lead is deeply informed by Critical Theory. I like to believe that I educate in order to eradicate systemic inequalities in a way. I understand that these inequalities are much larger than me and have been entrenched … Continue reading Reflection on Leadership

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Explanation of Process and Conclusions

In the search for a new SIS, I consulted many sources in order to narrow down a final choice: Alma. I selected Alma after reading reviews on EdTech, listening to an interview with their CEO, and examining their compatibility with current technology in Regina Public, namely Google Apps for Education.  Further research on other tech-related … Continue reading Explanation of Process and Conclusions

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