Numbers Don’t Lie: A Critical and Data Driven Approach to Improve Student and Faculty Wellness
As schools emerge from COVID19 and seek to understand what the new normal will look like, Challenge Success and Reach are working together to help Boarding Schools around the globe understand the pending roadmap for a pedagogical renaissance. Through concentrated data collection and penetrating research, Challenge Success is helping prepare schools to define what success looks like and how to measure and understand student and faculty wellness, engagement with learning and other aspects of school life. This session will discuss the process and the landscape for their work and how schools are embracing “the numbers” in order to move toward real school change.
About Challenge Success
Challenge Success is a non-profit affiliated with Stanford University, who partners with schools, families, and communities to embrace a broad definition of success and to implement research-based strategies that promote student well-being and engagement with learning.
Reach is a comprehensive student management system that is designed especially for boarding schools. Reach sets the global benchmark for boarding school automation with core modules that help boarding schools manage risk, student wellness and improve communications.
Brian MurrayManaging Director, Reach
Reach is a company that works with Boarding Schools around the world to help them manage student wellness, safety, and risk. Brian has brought to Reach his extensive experience in the US and Canada as a teacher and Director at boarding and day schools. His professional interests have combined his passion for education and adaptive technology to help create cutting-edge software tools for schools.
Dr. Sarah MilesDirector of Research, Challenge Success
Sarah oversees the organization’s Research team, leads research efforts on how schools and classrooms can best support student learning and engagement, and partners with Challenge Success member schools to translate research into practice.
Jon KleimanSenior School Program Director, Challenge Success
Jon oversees the operation of the school program, providing coordination, resources, and management to Challenge Success schools on the East Coast. Jon has worked in the education space in several capacities, from creating curriculum for the opening of a school for Rwandan women to developing and teaching design thinking courses to undergraduates.