Todd Whitlock

Todd Whitlock

Todd is an educator by trade having been a teacher and administrator for 20 years. He has co-founded 2 educational technology companies and 1 technology company. As the CEO of Standard For Success it is a rewarding experience to work with schools and businesses to provide a cloud based software solution to manage teacher/employee evaluations and employee performance. The reward is seeing the schools and companies using the data to empower Success for employees by identifying strengths and weaknesses for new employees, experienced employees, and departments.

Teacher Evaluation Software and Classroom Walkthroughs to Improve Instruction

Looking back at our SFS teacher evaluation software and the original idea of creating an app to do classroom walkthroughs, it is amazing to see the features and changes those in the education field have requested. At Standard For Success, providing a...
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Teacher evaluation software – a CEO’s view

One of the greatest perks of being the CEO of an educational software company (teacher evaluation software) is that many of my clients are longtime friends. I have also had the opportunity to forge new friendships along this journey. Since many of these...
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How to Purchase SFS and Sow the Seeds of Success

Buying decisions for districts vary across the nation. Some districts purchase SFS software individually. Others purchase SFS licenses through a service center or cooperative purchasing partner. As former educators, we’re familiar with an array of approaches....
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Should Schools Consider 360-Degree Feedback?

With coming changes in the educational environment, legislators, educators and parents are trying to find the best way to serve students while also retaining teachers who can create a quality learning environment. While there are a variety of  methods...
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Student Growth Still a Critical Factor in Teacher Evaluations

The backlash against using student test scores to evaluate teachers continues to gain momentum, with Georgia among the latest states changing their policies. In a unanimous vote, the Georgia State Board decided to diminish the role of student test scores....
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