ERS tools help districts restructure resources—people, time, and money—to improve student performance. Use them to explore resource opportunities in District Design, School Design, Teaching and Funding.
Resource Check helps you assess your district’s current resource use.
This web-based tool is designed to help you dive into the transformational strategies that lead to better resource use. Resource Check is a questionnaire that tallies and analyzes your responses to show how close you are to best practices and where you need improvement.
School Budget Hold’em helps you change the budget conversation.
Hold’em is more than a game. It’s an interactive exploration of the thoughtful trade-offs school administrators must make in these challenging budget times. Each card offers an opportunity to invest or save. Select your budget target and then build your winning hand.
Assess your district resource choices for school design.
A web-based self-assessment tool that helps you evaluate your resource choices around school design. By school design, we mean the deliberate organization of a school’s talent, time, money, and technology to optimize student outcomes. Does your district support and enable strategic, state-of-the-art school designs? Are your teachers able to be the best they can be?
Assess your district resource choices for turnaround schools.
A web-based self-assessment tool that helps you evaluate your resource choices around turnaround schools. Answer these questions and start to see a path toward truly turning around your failing schools while supporting all schools and students in your district.
Assess your district resource choices for teaching.
A web-based self-assessment tool to help you evaluate your resource choices around teaching. Do your hiring practices get you the best pool of applicants? Do you have a reliable and sustainable evaluation system in place? Are your systems for teacher growth effective?
Assess your district resource choices for school funding.
A web-based self-assessment tool that helps you evaluate your resource choices around funding schools. Are your schools equitably funded? Are your systems transparent? Do your schools have enough resource flexibility?