25th Annual California
Charter Schools Conference

25th Annual California
Charter Schools Conference

We Need Proof. Capture & Demonstrate Student Success Across A Data Spectrum

Wednesday, March 28 8:30 am–9:30 am
San Diego Convention Center - 25AB


Discussions of accountability, from the LCAP to renewal to the CA School Dashboard, all center on capturing your school's success across multiple categories. Your goal is to make your charter shine with authorizers, funders, and other stakeholders. Are you collecting the information you need to provide proof of achievement and success? We'll discuss how to use your charter’s goals to establish concrete, quantifiable measures of student progress and explore alternative measures to state test scores.

Topic: Accountability/Performance Management
Additional Audience(s): Administrators, New Charter School Developers, Charter School Leaders
Level: All
Grade Level: Elementary, Middle School, High School, Multiple Grade Levels

Presented by

Jayna Gaskell Jayna Gaskell, Pivot Charter Schools

Jayna Gaskell has worked in education for the last 30 years. Gaskell holds a Masters degree in secondary education from Emory University. In 1998 Gaskell co-founded and directed a California public charter school for five years. In addition to serving many CA charter schools, Gaskell has worked with charter schools in Fl, TN, OR and AZ. Ms. Gaskell is currently the Executive Director for Pivot Charter Schools/Roads Education and has served in this capacity since November 2010. Roads Education is a not-for-profit 501(C) 3 CA corporation operating a network of four successful public charter schools throughout the state of CA with a combined enrollment of roughly 900 students.

Lindsey Vining Lindsey Vining, Pivot Charter Schools

Born and raised in Southern California, Lindsey Vining has her Bachelor’s degree from UC Santa Barbara in Mathematics and her Master’s degree from Oregon State University in Mathematics Education. As a credentialed teacher, Lindsey has taught math at the middle school, high school, and college levels. She enjoys working with students of all ages, backgrounds, and experiences to increase their understanding and enthusiasm to learn. Lindsey currently serves as Pivot Charter School's Systems and Accountability Coordinator. With this new position, she is responsible for data collection, analysis, and presentation with the end goal of increasing academic support and achievement.

Annice Weinstein Annice Weinstein, EdTec, Inc.

In her role with EdTec, Annice has been assisting charter schools with analyzing and presenting their achievement data for renewals, WASC and grant proposals for over a decade. She also has expertise in the development and implementation of assessment systems for schools, such as IO, Illuminate, and DataDirector. Prior to joining EdTec, Annice managed Kaplan K12's student assessment system, and developed curriculum for LeapFrog SchoolHouse and Computer Curriculum Corporation.

The 25th annual conference will be held March 26–28, 2018 in San Diego, CA at the San Diego Convention Center.