Press Release (ePRNews.com) - KITCHENER, Ontario - Apr 19, 2016 - Chalk.com announced a partnership with Charter Schools USA, bringing advanced curriculum management technologies to one of the largest and most innovative charter school networks. CSUSA is investing in Chalk.com’s platform to easily build and distribute standards-guided curriculum maps which provide the means for a consistent student learning experience year after year.
Chalk.com’s platform allows curriculum directors to build and distribute organized curriculum maps to teachers, where they can instantly start lesson planning. The platform also supports teacher professional development by linking growth goals directly to lesson plans, and enables collaboration among teachers and administrators to improve lesson quality and planning processes.
“We are always looking for new ways to improve academic performance and alignment with our curriculum.” says Andy Black, Director of Innovation. “With Chalk.com we’ve found a match – an innovative company that is committed to helping teachers and districts collaborate to deliver the best possible education. We want to empower teachers to move beyond simply inspiring the next generation, to truly advancing their skills and understanding in preparation for the future.”
Charter Schools USA is expecting to roll out Chalk.com to all of its 77 schools across the United States for the 2016/17 school year. Chalk.com is set to drive measurable improvements in classroom instruction to the over 65,000 CSUSA students in the coming years.
“At Chalk.com, we’re all very excited to work with Charter Schools USA to provide their teachers access to understandable curriculum that will ultimately improve classroom instruction.” says William Zhou, CEO of Chalk.com. “Being able to make positive change on such a large scale is what we dream of.”
ABOUT CHARTER SCHOOLS USA
Charter Schools USA (CSUSA), a nationally recognized leader in education management. CSUSA is the first education management company in the nation to receive accreditation through AdvancEd. This designation assures that all schools opened and operated under CSUSA’s model will be accredited in the first year of operation. CSUSA manages 77 schools in seven states, serving 65,000+ students.
Chalk.com helps teachers and administrators make sense of the classroom. Used by over 130,000 teachers, Chalk.com solves the problems of lesson planning, assessment, and collaboration all designed with the teacher in mind. Tying these apps all together is a powerful predictive analytics engine that helps to drive student success. The Chalk.com suite of online tools aims to change the face of education by empowering teachers to create truly personalized learning. Source :
Chalk.com Education Inc.