Establishing open channels of communication between teachers and school and district leaders is critical to creating a healthy and nurturing school climate and culture. Schools at which teachers and staff feel the environment is collaborative, supportive, and professionally stimulating tend to have healthier climates, higher staff retention, and often produce better student educational outcomes.
Over the past three years, more than 6,500 schools have used Panorama for surveys and data analysis. We’ve gathered a number of best practices from our partner districts, networks, and schools about how they are collecting and analyzing feedback data from their stakeholders.
As the school year comes to a close, school and district administrators are interested in gathering feedback from their teachers. Today, we are announcing the release of Panorama’s latest survey, the Panorama Teacher Survey, to support the important process of collecting feedback and engaging teachers. To make sure as many schools as possible can gather feedback from teachers at the end of the school year, using Panorama to customize and administer the Panorama Teacher Survey and receive survey reports is entirely free this spring.
Closer to Montreal than to New York or Boston, Franklin West Supervisory Union (FWSU) is a rural school district in northern Vermont focused on student-centered learning and cultivating a global imagination in every student. Superintendent Ned Kirsch and his colleagues contribute to national conversations about technologies that fuel and empower student-centered learning and professional development.