What is CLAS?

Digital learning is accelerating fast, making data an essential part of nearly every planning meeting in the school system. ClassLink Learning Analytics Summit (CLAS) is the first conference to bring together education leaders and experts to share how schools can use data to adapt and thrive in the new era of digital learning.

At CLAS, you will learn to use analytics to help your team make more informed decisions around instruction, professional development, budgeting, and more. Participate in practical and interactive sessions and hear from data science experts, education leaders, and ClassLink senior leadership. Attendees will leave CLAS better prepared to deliver exceptional learning experiences.

There is no cost to register for CLAS!

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Over Two Days, You Can Expect...

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Strategies

to strengthen your analytics skill set

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Examples

of how data is used effectively by ed leaders

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Ideas

to help you empower educators to use data

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Solutions

to your school system’s everyday data struggles

The CLAS Agenda

1:00PM–1:55PM

Keynote With Andrea Jones-Rooy: Make Data Science Your Super Power

Learn what data science is all about. Why is it so important, and how can we all use data science to forge exciting new paths in education? You’ll leave this talk with a clear understanding of the promise of data science in education, along with examples and ideas for how to use data in your work starting today.

2:00PM–2:40PM

What Districts Are Learning From Their Data

Join two district leaders as they share how to leverage usage data to measure and improve student engagement from home and in the classroom.

2:40PM–3:00PM

Break

3:00PM–3:25PM

Breakouts

Dive further into the exciting work of analytics in these valuable sessions. Choose from a mini-course on using evidence to improve outcomes, exemplary analyses performed by other districts, or spend time with our keynote speakers for a deeper discussion on ways to use data science in your schools!

3:30PM–3:55PM

Roundtables: Addressing Problems of Practice

Collaborate with peers to solve real-life problems of practice using your analytics skills. Groups will work together to determine how analysis can help improve student outcomes, close achievement gaps, support instruction, and more!

4:00PM–4:30PM

Day 1 Wrap-Up

Join us as we reflect on the lessons of the day and the potential of analytics to improve teaching and learning.

1:00PM–1:55PM

Keynote With Carrie Conaway: Are You Asking the Right Questions About Your Data?

Learn to ask the right questions about your data. Carrie Conaway, who led analytics and research at the state department of education in Massachusetts, shares best practices for making analytics actionable through effective communication and strategies to help facilitate buy-in.

2:00PM–2:40PM

Using Data to Inform Curriculum and Purchasing Decisions

District leaders share how they use ClassLink Analytics, Analytics+, and other data to guide strategic purchasing and curriculum decisions around digital learning resources—leading to exceptional learning for all students.

2:40PM–3:00PM

Break

3:00PM–3:25PM

Breakouts

Dive further into the exciting work of analytics in these valuable sessions. Choose from a mini-course on using evidence to improve outcomes, exemplary analyses performed by other districts, or spend time with our keynote speakers for a deeper discussion on ways to use data science in your schools!

3:30PM–3:55PM

Roundtables: Addressing Problems of Practice

Collaborate with peers to solve real-life problems of practice using your analytics skills. Groups will work together to determine how analysis can help improve student outcomes, close achievement gaps, support instruction, and more!

4:00PM–4:30PM

CLAS Wrap-Up

Celebrate the lessons learned during CLAS and get ready to share your optimism and energy for using learning analytics to solve the challenges your district and schools face.

Meet the Speakers

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Keynote Speaker

Andrea Jones-Rooy, PhD

Dir. of Undergraduate Studies
Professor of Data Science

New York University

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Keynote Speaker

Carrie Conaway

Senior Lecturer

Harvard Graduate School of Education

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Dr. Laura Booker

Professor

Vanderbilt University

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Dr. Anna Stubblefield

Superintendent

Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools

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Matt Frey

Executive Director, Instructional Technology

Plano ISD

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Shannon Moody

Executive Director, Data and Information Systems

Hamilton County Schools

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Dr. Amanda Neitzel

Deputy Director, Evidence Research

Center for Research and Reform in Education, Johns Hopkins University

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Berj Akian

Founder & CEO

ClassLink

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Stanley Watts

Chief Technology Officer

ClassLink

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Mary Batiwalla

Director of Evaluation Analytics

ClassLink

...And More

ClassLink by the Numbers

15
M
+
Users
2,000
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School Systems
50
States
25
Countries

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