The Cycle

Where education leaders can join a candid discussion about how schools are taking fresh approaches to providing relevant, inspiring, and effective professional learning

Recently, KickUp co-founder and CEO, Jeremy Rogoff had the opportunity to speak with Daniel Bauer on Better Leaders Better Schools, a podcast for the school leader community .  You can listen to it here. The conversation covers Jeremy’s own leadership style and the importance of clear communication.  Jeremy reflects on the lessons he has learned while building a startup and how they can be applied to today’s education leaders. He discusses KickUp’s approach of listening to the pain points and goals of PD leaders in order to build a responsive solution that addresses the challenges involved with assessing and increasing the impact of professional learning.  Listen to full the episode here.

Read EdSurge’s announcement of the close of our seed funding round, led by Reach Capital.

KickUp co-founder and CEO Jeremy Rogoff, spent time with Dr. Rod Berger at the 2016 ASCD annual conference.  You can listen to the interview here. The two discuss how KickUp helps school districts collect ongoing data from teachers as way to make informed decisions about professional learning. Jeremy notes the importance of involving all stakeholders in this process and explains how it is essential to ask the right questions in order to get actionable data. He emphasizes the need to use data to drive teacher support as opposed to solely using data for evaluation purposes.  Listen to the interview here – http://www.edcircuit.com/teacher-development-defining-meaningful-data/

Peter DeWitt features KickUp in his latest Education Week article, citing KickUp as a solution to help administrators and coaches understand, demonstrate, and increase the impact of their professional learning efforts.  DeWitt discusses how KickUp helps tighten the feedback loop between the teachers, coaches, and administrators.  Read the full article here.