"The Delaware Department of Education has a long relationship with Demonstrated Success around using assessment delivery and analytics technology to improve student performance. Mike and his team are experts in using multiple assessment measures to inform instruction as well as in professional development for teachers to maximize student benefits. They have been Delaware thought partners working on shared development initiatives and leveraging technology while helping manage costs. Our collaborations provide a national model for how states can successfully leverage resources, converge technologies, and work together with our stakeholders."
"Ann does a great job of breaking down that daunting initial wall of data and creates a meaningful and unintimidating entry point for teachers. They extract the narrative behind the numbers and do excellent work guiding teachers to use that story to inform their unit planning, interventions and instructional decisions."
"Manchester Schools have benefited immeasurably from the strategic planning, training , and consultation that the Demonstrated Success team has provided. With the help of DS, we have created an assessment system rich with formative data to guide instruction. Our teachers are effective and intelligent consumers of data, thanks to the artful professional development provided by Demonstrated Success."
"The guidance and support from Demonstrated Success have helped develop data systems recognized as a national model, provided excellent training to our schools throughout New Hampshire, offered educational expertise and fostered good work by educators at all levels, from staff and teachers, to superintendents and legislators.Demonstrated Success has a commitment to quality work and a level of expertise that translates to a strong partnership and collaborative relationship."
"The team at Demonstrated Success is very professional. Derry has benefitted from their expertise in developing protocols for school data teams, and their ability to provide guidance in interpreting data. We look forward to continued work with the DS team as we create consistent district-wide protocols. Mike and Ann have gone beyond our scope of services to provide additional assistance as needed — their commitment to our success is appreciated."
"For years we struggled to develop a meaningful and beneficial district data team. The team at Demonstrated Success helped us to define a purpose and establish clear goals. As a result of their efforts with us we’ve maintained a focused and consistent approach. We continue to refine our efforts while we remain faithful to the protocols they helped us to develop.”
"This work can be overwhelming, and it was so helpful to have Karen scaffolding for us. She was able to target our strengths and weaknesses and moved us toward a manageable goal...Our team worked to create trimester assessments that align with ccs. We were able to look closely and create assessments/rubrics across grade levels. We are in a good position to continue our work. We set attainable goals in regards to completing/administering this assessment work...Thank you. Looking forward to continuing our work together.”, Tricia Cioffe, Marston School
“First, we were able to look at our assessments and determine where there was overlap--Then look at the assessments we did have and revise them to fit our needs and the standards...As a team, we developed assessments that were authentic, aligned with standards and of interest to our students while challenging them to show what they can do...I felt that my time with Karen was very valuable--so much information and knowledge--always providing great feedback. Would definitely recommend you to other districts.”, Judy Sullivan, Marston School
"In the two years that we worked with Ann, she designed rigorous and highly orchestrated professional develop sessions for our educators in the area of data analysis...There is no doubt in my mind that Ann’s work with our staff has contributed to a substantial cultural shift in the way we design and implement instruction for all learners."