We are public sector change agents.
For public sector organizations in need of reform, UPD provides management consulting services with a particular focus on implementation and performance management.
Performance management is not just about data-based decision making. Metrics and dashboards are ineffective without attention to culture change. UPD’s Stat-based model provides the structured method and routine necessary to ultimately get better results.
Using the leading education data standard in the US, the Ed-Fi toolset gives educators at all levels the power to integrate data, reporting and intelligence using your existing IT systems. As an open source and free-to-license solution, Ed-Fi provides a technology value not previously possible. Let UPD show you a new way.
The Teacher Prep Data Model and Collaborative Dashboard
TPDM is an extension to the Ed-Fi data standard for teacher preparation that will harness and integrate pre-service and in-service data to be used to prepare teacher candidates and support the growth of current teachers. The TPDM extension enables comprehensive data aggregation over the span of a teacher’s entire career, from entry into a TPP, through knowledge and skills demonstrated in fieldwork experiences, to placement and performance as an in-service teacher.
True engagement allows policy makers to tap into the knowledge and intelligence of their stakeholders to improve planning, build buy-in, and even create strong advocates. UPD has a proven set of strategies to harness the power of stakeholders.
School Turnaround programs encourage states and school districts to try everything at once and hope it succeeds. But to succeed, all of the work of turnaround has to be managed. UPD’s performance management supports for turnaround ensure school leaders can manage and sustain the change.
If your processes are wrong, the best people in the world working with the greatest technical efficiency will still achieve poor results. UPD provides a wide range of management consulting supports to get the most out of your staff and technology resources.