From Data Siloed to Connected: One School’s Continuous Journey #PODCAST

January 5, 2016 Peter Baron

In just three short years, The Bishop’s School in La Jolla, CA went from printing and mailing report cards & comments to creating an online experience using the “ON” products to connect its key constituents — parents, students and teachers.

Tony Trumbo, Sr. Director Of Educational Technology And Information Systems at The Bishop’s School, and Travis Warren, SVP/ President of Blackbaud’s K-12 Group, joined me for a recent webinar to talk about the transition.

This is a little bit different of a podcast in that I’m showcasing the audio from the webinar in episode 23 of Blackbaud’s K-12 Get Connected podcast. The conversation was so helpful that I wanted to share it here with our regular listeners.

We talked about how Tony and the school successfully staged their roll out to the Bishop’s community, and the positive response it has garnered from the school’s stakeholders.

Also, with any plan comes challenges. Learn what Bishop’s encountered and hear how they overcame the inevitable bumps in the road.

Let me know what you think about Bishop’s journey from Data Siloed to Connected School. We’d love to hear how your school has either approached or is approaching the challenge.

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About the Author

Peter Baron

As senior product marketing manager, Peter Baron is focused on illustrating how Blackbaud K-12’s software builds deeper connections among key school community stakeholders, including parents, teachers and students. Peter regularly contributes to various online communities and education conferences like NAIS, CASE/NAIS & SSATB to explain the importance of providing modern, user-friendly experiences for school constituents. Peter hosts Blackbaud K-12's Get Connected Podcast and is the founder of edSocialMedia, a community-driven site dedicated to exploring the role of social media in education. Peter also serves as a trustee for Wolfeboro, The Summer Boarding School and is an Executive Committee member of TABS’ North American Boarding School Initiative.

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