The Department of Education and Information Support Services offers a variety of high-quality programs and services designed to assist school districts in our region and beyond in enhancing instruction with the goal of improving student outcomes. Research-based and targeted to meet local needs, these services are available for teachers, administrators, support staff, Boards of Education, parents, and students.

    Education and Information Support Services continues to improve communication with our districts through the increased use of technology and data, including a variety of listservs and web-based information.

    Initiatives include:

    • Arts-in-Education/Exploratory Enrichment
    • Coaching/Professional Development
    • Collaborations with Local Colleges and Universities
    • Cultural Competence
    • Curriculum Development and Alignment
    • Distance Learning/Blended Learning
    • Educational Leadership and Support
    • Grant Writing
    • Junior Naval/Air Force ROTC
    • Model Schools
    • My Learning Plan
    • NYS Standards and Assessments
    • Race to the Top/APPR
    • Literacy Programs/Reading Recovery
    • Regional Scoring Services
    • School Data Bank Services (Data Warehousing)
       – NYS Data Validation Service (Certify)
       – NYS Required Data Collection and Reporting
       – School Data Bank
       – K-12 Insight Survey Solution
       – Shared Data Experts
       – Apperson Pre-printed Scan Sheet Service
    • School Library System
    • Science Programs
    • Shared Data Coordinator
    • Software Training
    • LinkIt!
    • Special Education Student Management Services
       – CentrisSync
       – Clear Track 200
       – Guidance Direct
       – IEP Direct
    • Strategic Planning
    • Student Enrichment Programs
    • Student Management Systems
       – Curricuplan
       – eBoard
       – eSchoolData
       – Infinite Campus
    • Third Party Assessment Service
       – AIMSweb
       – Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA)
       – Discovery Education
       – Renaissance Learning (STAR)
       – Right Reason Technology
       – i-Ready
    • Test Scanning and Reporting Services
       – BARS on the Web