FileMaker Database Solutions for Maximizing Student Performance and Professional Development Featured at National Educational Computing Conference (NECC)
SAN DIEGO, CA., (NATIONAL EDUCATION COMPUTING CONFERENCE, NECC) – June 28, 2006 – FileMaker will showcase a wide variety of K12 database solutions (booth #500) at this year’s annual National Educational Computing Conference (NECC), at the San Diego Convention Center (www.neccsite.org), July 5-7.
FileMaker Featured in Workshop Sessions
In addition, four NECC workshops sessions will focus on using FileMaker for organizing NCLB data, tracking individual and grade-level performance results and managing professional development programs.
· “Stepping Up Student Information Systems to Ensure No Child Left Behind” Concurrent Session, Wednesday, July 5, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. with Greg Walker, Pinellas County School Board, Largo, FL.
· "A Digital Voyage: A Collaborative Tool for Lesson Development” Workshop, Thursday, July 6, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m., with Irene Vassos, Pittsfield Public Schools, Pittsfield, MA.
· “Create Powerful Dynamic Databases with FileMaker Pro: Part I” Workshop, Friday, July 7, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m., with Inkie Landry, Instruction Technology Coordinator for St. Tammany Parish School Board, Mandeville, LA.
· "Create Powerful Dynamic Databases with FileMaker Pro: Part II” Workshop, Friday, July 7, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m., with Inkie Landry, Instruction Technology Coordinator for St. Tammany Parish School Board, Mandeville, LA.
Vistitors to the FileMaker booth can also meet with Farre Nixon, a recent high school student from Texarkana, Texas, who created a FileMaker Pro database-powered website providing comprehensive information on leukodystrophy, a group of neurological diseases that effects more than 40,000 new patients in the United States each year. Her FileMaker Pro database solution was accepted as a finalist in the prestigious 2006 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
FileMaker and K-12 Education
FileMaker® database software helps schools in many aspects of collecting, managing and reporting 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, easily comply with federal and state reporting requirements, advance teacher development and monitor student performance.
Educators can experience a 30-day trial of FileMaker Pro 8, the award-winning database software, which includes the K-12 Education Starter Kit, featuring five education starter solutions and a white paper entitled “K-12 Student Assessment; Challenges, Benefits and the Value of FileMaker for Solution Development” (download now at www.filemakertrial.com/k-12).
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. In addition to being the number one-selling easy-to-use database software, the award-winning FileMaker product line also includes low-cost Applications that automate basic business tasks, ready-to-use Starter Solutions, and tools to create and share solutions from the desktop to the web. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple Computer, Inc.
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