Welcome to the latest issue of our eGovernance newsletter. Today, you'll meet Emerald Data Solution's newest association partners, hear from BoardDocs Creator Ari Ioannides about the importance of coding in K-12 education, and find an incredible success story one BoardDocs subscriber wanted us to share with you!
Also, don't miss the BoardDocs team at NSBA's 75th Annual Conference, March 21& 22 in Nashville. There, we're hosting the hot ticket event of the weekend at the Country Music Hall of Fame, which will include southern rock music, singer-songwriter performances, country legend impersonators, complimentary drinks and more! Next up, mark your calendars for our 2015 eGovLIVE Conference in Chicago -- registration details below.
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2015 eGovLIVE Registration is Now OPEN!
The 13th Annual eGovLIVE Conference will take place September 2 - 4 at the Westin North Shore in Chicago. Attending eGovLIVE is the very best way to maximize your board management investment. As always, our conference will provide valuable, timely information and the opportunity to network with other governance representatives from across the nation, in a relaxed and informative atmosphere. Plus, we cover registration, breakfast, lunch and extra conference activities for all BoardDocs subscribers. Register Today!
Going to NSBA? Join Us at the Country Music Hall of Fame!
You’re invited to join Emerald Data Solutions for a Party at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum! This is the one event not to be missed, or soon forgotten.You’ll experience everything Nashville has to offer under one roof - live country rock music, singer-songwriter performances, country legend impersonators, memorabilia and much, much more. Light hors d’ouvres and drinks included. More Event Details Here
Reading, Writing and CODING!
By Emerald Data Solutions President and BoardDocs Chief Architect, Ari Ioannides
When I look over the landscape of successful leaders in the business world, they are more than just technically literate; they are technologists. I believe it is our responsibility as a society to provide each student a firm foundation that is deep in technology -- specifically the ability to code. Read More
BoardDocs Is Priceless! The Story of Hesston USD 460
When Hesston Schools in Kansas switched to paperless meetings, their board became more effective from day one!
“Before becoming Superintendent at Hesston, I never had experienced BoardDocs or any other similar tool,” said Paul Becker. “It saves time, postage and paper. I can also add information to the board at any time after the agenda has been activated. Now that I've used BoardDocs, there is absolutely no better way to prepare for board meetings!” Read More
Amigos Library Services Partners with Emerald Data Solutions
The Organization Recommends Implementing BoardDocs Services for More Effective Governance
Emerald Data Solutions recently announced that Amigos Library Services will offer BoardDocs board management services to its membership. Amigos Library Services is a member-led and -focused cooperative whose mission is to promote resource sharing and obtain innovative services more affordably through collaboration. Through its partnership with BoardDocs, the not-for-profit organization will provide valuable eAgenda services that will save libraries and cultural heritage institutions money and time, while helping them become more effective. Read More
South Carolina School Boards Association Selects BoardDocs
In late 2014, Emerald Data Solutions entered a new partnership with the South Carolina School Boards Association (SCSBA), which serves as a source of information and statewide voice for boards governing the state's 81 public school districts. SCSBA services include a year-round training program known as the Boardmanship Institute, legislative advocacy, publications, policy services, superintendent searches and a variety of on-site customized services for school boards. Read More
District Administration Names BoardDocs to Top 100, 5th Consecutive Year
eGovernance Leader Recognized for Dramatically Improving Board Effectiveness
District Administration magazine has named BoardDocs a “Top 100 Product of 2014” by District Administration readers. For the fifth year in a row, BoardDocs has received this prestigious award, recognizing K-12 education services and products that support educational innovation. We'd like to extend our greatest appreciation to our subscribers for their ongoing support! Read More
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That's all for now. We look forward to seeing many of you in Nashville next weekend!
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