FileMaker Solutions for Improving K-12 Academic Performance Featured at 2007 Technology + Learning Conference
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Press release date: October 17, 2007
SANTA CLARA, Calif. and NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 17 - (Technology + Learning Conference) - The role of FileMaker Pro database solutions for improving K-12 academic performance and streamlining data collection will be featured at the National School Boards Association's Technology + Learning Conference, October 17-19, 2007. This conference will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. (http://www.nsba.org/t+l/).
FileMaker, Inc. representatives will be showcasing the new FileMaker 9 product line - which enables schools to connect to external SQL data sources - in Booth #651. Joining FileMaker will be Keystone IEP, Inc., a key provider of FileMaker solutions for tracking student information, creating Independent Education Plans (IEPs), and managing school lunch programs.
Attendees are invited to visit the FileMaker booth to receive a free, 30-day trial CD of the new FileMaker Pro 9, while supplies last.
On Thursday, October 18, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in the Bayou A presentation room, Anthony Dragona, business administrator, with Union City Board of Education in Union City, NJ, will present a case study titled "The Union City School Experience: Dollars, Teachers, and Data." Mr. Dragona's presentation will explain how his school district - comprising 12 schools, 1,500 faculty and 10,000 students - implemented database technology to help meet and exceed student performance goals. Dragona will be joined by Grace Poli, middle school media specialist, Jose Marti School, Union City Schools. She will examine how the database technology that Mr. Dragona describes is applied inside the classroom to improve academic performance.
FileMaker in K-12 FileMaker database software helps schools collect, manage and report on student and administrative data. More than 10,000 K-12 schools use FileMaker in their data-driven decision-making processes to achieve greater operational efficiency, comply with federal and state reporting requirements, and track student performance.
Teaching Pre K-8 magazine recently selected FileMaker Pro for its "Editor's Choice" award as the top educational database software. The software also recently received a 2006 Legacy Award from Technology & Learning Magazine.
About FileMaker, Inc. FileMaker Pro is used by millions of individuals and workgroups around the world to be more productive and efficient. Business, education and government customers rely on FileMaker to manage people, projects, images, assets and other information. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple Inc.
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