National Principal’s Conference: Abl Has Designed A New Way To Master The School Day
Abl, a California edtech startup, has created a new dynamic master scheduling tool for educators and administrators everywhere. Educators can now ditch those spreadsheets, white boards and old analog tools. Abl streamlines the entire master scheduling process. From course requests, to assigning specialists, to teacher lunch shits and more, Abl has teachers, administrators and districts covered.
Principal’s and administrators no longer have to wait for the first few weeks of school to go by to see if their master scheduling worked. Abl has brought the AB test to a scheduling platform. Now administrators can evaluate trade-offs, test trade offs and then swap them back, all using Abl’s digital platform and before the schedules go out in the mail.
“Tough choices like giving teachers common prep time vs. getting every student the classes needed to graduate are easier to make when you can instantly try multiple scenarios.” the company says on their website.
Abl stands for “always be learning” that’s because the team behind Abl’s master scheduling platform wants students, teachers and administrators to utilize all of their time focused on learning and not wondering what in the world is wrong with the schedule.
Abl also allows administrators to manage data points while creating the master schedules. This allows the schedule to help support the diverse needs of every student and every teacher in the school and in the district.
Adam Pisoni, one of the co-founders of Yammer (one of the fastest growing SaaS startups of all time), is the founder and CEO of Abl. After Yammer exited to Microsoft in 2012 for $1.2 billion dollars Pisoni wanted to focus on ways to rethink the structure of schools as we know it. That starts from the top down and with something some may think is simple, scheduling. But scheduling is often overlooked and is mission critical to how both students and teachers perform. So many times an administrator has taken one of their best most reliable teachers and only given them 20 minutes for lunch, before having them jump to some other duty. Teachers, like students, need time in the day to eat, think and refocus.
Simplify your master scheduling today. Visit with Abl at the National Principal’s Conference in Philadelphia, July 9-11th, booth #337 and online at ablschools.com