FileMaker Highlighted in Presentation on School Performance at Virginia Society for Technology in Education Conference (VSTE)

Analyzing student data with FileMaker database solution featured in presentation

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Feb. 22, 2007 – The role of a FileMaker Pro database solution in improving student achievement and a school’s performance will be showcased at the Virginia Society for Technology in Education Annual Conference (VSTE), February 25-27, at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, Virginia Beach, VA.
On Monday, February 26, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Bill Harman, technology consultant for the Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD, will present “Data Analysis Demystified: Data and School Improvement.” The presentation will describe how to aggregate and analyze student data using FileMaker Pro to improve student achievement and overall school performance. By using FileMaker Pro Harman demonstrates that data analysis does not have to be an intricate statistical process, using complex tools. Instead, it can be very straightforward, utilizing powerful, user-friendly solutions.

FileMaker database software helps schools in collecting, managing and reporting on student and administrative data. More than 10,000 K-12 schools use FileMaker in their data-driven decision-making processes to achieve greater operational efficiency, comply with federal and state reporting requirements, and track student performance. Recently, Technology & Learning magazine named FileMaker Pro a 2006 Legacy Award winner. 

Educators can experience a 30-day free trial of FileMaker Pro 8.5, the award-winning database software, which includes the K-12 Education Starter Kit, featuring five education starter solutions, a K-12 resource guide, and a student assessment white paper. The trial can be downloaded at .

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FileMaker is the leader in easy-to-use database software. Millions of people, from individuals to some of the world's largest companies, rely on FileMaker software to manage, analyze and share vital information. The company’s products are the FileMaker Pro line – versatile database software for teams and organizations, for Windows, Mac and the Web – and Bento, the personal database for Mac, iPhone and iPod touch. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple.

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