The importance of a productive and safe school system to the vitality of a community cannot be overestimated. School systems are a socializing agent that affects all of the community’s residents and offers an important stabilizing force in the lives of young people and the community. Today, however, the vulnerability of these vital community assets is increasing. Whether an external threat of violence or an internal environmental concern, the health of these vital community assets is dependent on a Board of Education’s ability to coordinate the development, training, and exercising of crucial operational plans, procedures and protocol across our communities’ educational enterprise.
THE FUTURE OF PLANNING & PROGRAM MANAGEMENT IS HERE !
INDUSTRY CASE STUDY :
BOARDS OF EDUCATION
The Odysseus™|GMT offers organizations with real-time tracking and reporting of grant funding allocations. Track the status of vital community grant funding and measure the performance of project funding. The Odysseus™|GMT allows you to track every dollar from beginning to end.
The Odysseus™|KMS provides Board of Education officials with a central repository where plans and other vital school procedures and protocol can be accessed and shared by staff and key stakeholders. The secure yet flexible virtual collaborative environment allows for the efficient development, maintenance, and update of planning doctrine across the education enterprise.
The Odysseus™|CBT allows for the delivery and tracking of learning across the Odysseus™ enterprise. Your programs, courses and exercises can be harmonized with your planning and other vital efforts while facilitating your strategy to deliver training and exercise content to your target audience.
Odysseus Offers a
for Boards of Education
to Coordinate Program
The Odysseus™ | KMS gives board of education officials an online tool dedicated to the development and maintenance of vital school plans, procedures, and protocol. Odysseus™|KMS offers board of education officials with the unique feature of providing standardization and flexibility in a collaborative environment. This union greatly increases the preparedness capabilities by efficiently and effectively enabling board of education officials to coordinate the design, develop, maintain, and continually improve school preparedness efforts, operations, and programs.
Customized Courses & Training Management
The Odysseus™|CBT plug-in provides organizations with an integrated learning management system that allows administrators to more effectively deliver and measure preparedness understanding across the Odysseus™ enterprise. Odysseus™|CBT provides a platform to deliver and manage customized computer-based training, track course assessments, award certificates upon course completion, and in-depth reporting of learner progress and understanding.
Simulated Testing Scenarios
Designed from the Odysseus™|CBT framework, the Odysseus™ Exercise Simulator incorporates cutting-edge media technology to deliver an interactive, best practice solution to accurately test and validate your school system’s operational and programmatic strategies, while effectively engaging participants in important tests and exercises.. Exercise designers can build an interactive school environment, visualize operational scenarios, and experience real-world crisis decision-making. The Odysseus™ Exercise Simulator provides an easy-to-use, turnkey solution to accurately test and validate a school system’s operational and programmatic strategies, while engaging stakeholders and impressing your organization’s leadership.
School Compliance Assessments
Designed from the Odysseus™|AAT architecture, the Odysseus platform offers a customized school compliance assessments tools that is consistent with the regulatory requirements and guidelines of the Department of Education. School and Board of Education officials can assess their school’s compliance and integrate the results into their existing planning framework.
Community Participation and Awareness
The Odysseus™ enterprise offers a variety of tools that can be used to efficiently engage your colleagues and the public, and solicit their participation in the planning process. Customized Odysseus™|CBT interactive planning participation module allows committee members, stakeholders, and the public to learn about current programs and provide real-time feedback and input in the plan development. Customized Odysseus™|AAT survey instruments allows participants to provide input in the planning process and inform the management strategies of school and board of education officials.
In today’s environment of fiscal efficiency, limited availability of resources, and the necessity to balance competing demands, it is imperative that the engagement of assigned work groups and key stakeholders is efficient and effective. The committee management tool within the Odysseus™|KMS will assist in documenting the planning process, provide a method of on-going committee collaboration, offer an archival repository of planning meeting minutes and information, and ensure the active participation of committee members and key stakeholders throughout the life-cycle of the planning process.