March 6, 2024
Kevin Dougherty


Balancing continuous improvement and compliance for student success is crucial in the educational landscape, particularly within Louisiana’s schools. This topic forms the core of an engaging conversation between Just Thinking host Kevin Dougherty and Gleacia Durand, a Professional Learning Specialist at 806 Technologies. Their discussion offers insights into the significance of setting strategic goals centered around students, emphasizing that every educational decision, from budgeting to staffing, should aim to enhance learning outcomes for children.

Durand strongly advocates for using technology to simplify the continuous improvement process and to allow educators to concentrate more on interacting with students and less on administrative burdens.

“Why on earth would you waste time with paperwork when there’s software that can do it for you?” Durand said, pointing out the benefits of leveraging digital tools to support educational efforts. This viewpoint highlights the importance of technology in creating a more focused and effective educational environment where the main objective is to improve student learning and achievement.

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