2018 Summer Data Jam

//2018 Summer Data Jam
Bap Analytics is presenting “The Summer Data Jam” in partnership with Educational Vistas on Wednesday, August 1st starting at 9:00 am. Offering a full-day and half-day session. Connect with your peers to explore and exchange ideas.


Wednesday – August 1, 2018
Conference: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm (lunch included)
Registration: 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Afternoon session only: 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm (lunch included)

The Century House
997 New Loudon Rd
Latham, NY 12110

Target Audience
ELA Teachers (grades 3-8), Teacher Leaders, Assistant Superintendents for C&I, and Elementary/Middle School Principals. This is an opportunity to connect with peers to explore and exchange ideas on best instructional practices in a changing standards environment. CTLE credit available

Both Full Day and Half Day Includes LunchFull Day: $150 per person
($125 per person for 4 people or more from the same district)

Half Day: $75 per person

Register Here

Data Jam Topics

For More Information Contact
Pam Roberge at BAP Analytics:
Phone: 518-744-9414 | Email: pam.roberge@bapanalytics.com

Tara O’Neill at Educational Vistas
Phone: 888-999-2554 | Email: toneill@edvistas.com

Bill Haltermann & Pam Roberge of BAP Analytics have for the past six years been working as a team to develop a New York State standards-based approach to data driven instruction. Their system assists teachers with understanding the progression and underlying skills of ELA standards and designing lessons that align with the rigor of state assessments. They have worked with multiple school districts in this area and have developed unique materials and assessments to support the teacher professional development associated their data driven instruction system. Bill has experience as an educator and data analyst, and Pam has expertise as an ELA teacher, special educator, and special education administrator. They have been presenters at numerous conferences including DATAG and AERA.

Dr. Bruce CrowderDr. Bruce Crowder is a former NYS Assistant Commissioner of Education for Quality Assurance and the State’s Excellence and Accountability Program (EAP). IBM and the NYC Chancellor employed him to guide a major educational initiative in the poorest district in the City. He was also Superintendent of Schools for the Highland Falls-Fort Montgomery CSD, location of the United States Military Academy at West Point, assistant superintendent for instruction at Scotia-Glenville CSD, and principal of Colonie Central High School. In addition, he has filled the roles of teacher, department head, and coordinator. He has authored numerous documents in education with particular emphasis on curriculum and assessment. Currently, he is a senior researcher and facilitator for Educational Vistas, Inc.

Kathleen SkealsKathleen Skeals is currently the Deputy Superintendent of the North Colonie Central School District. She has been serving as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction in the district starting in 2010. She began her career in North Colonie in 1988 as an English teacher at Shaker Junior High School. Ms. Skeals is a Fulbright Scholar having completed a year of teaching in England, has been honored by the New York State Council of English Teachers as Educator of the Year, and was selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction in 2010.

About BAP Analytics
BAP Analytics is an educational consulting firm specializing in ELA standards-based data driven instruction. Founding members Bill Haltermann and Pam Roberge have a combined total of over 40 years professional experience in identifying student skill deficits along with designing instructional strategies and scaffolding.

About Educational Vistas
Since 1993, Educational Vistas, Inc. (EVI) has been providing schools and districts with both software products and services. Over the course of 24 years, EVI has developed leading educational management systems and in-district services that are assisting schools to improve student performance and the educational entity as a whole.

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About the Author: Pam Roberge at BAP Analytics