Data Team

  • The Data Team is responsible for monitoring, reporting and analyzing data within student, staff and New York State database systems. The Team researches and analyzes data with the goal of simplifying complex information to support meaningful decisions. Examples of this can be found at the bottom of this page.

    Data Team Members Directory:

    Dr. Jeff Cimmerer, Chief Information Officer
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    Donna Hansen, Assistant to the CIO


    Erik Halbritter, Computer Application Specialist


    Jami Kogler, Senior Computer Application Specialist


    Donna Larson, Computer Application Specialist


    Heather Hanrahan-Waterman, Assessment Clerk


    Data Team Belief Statements:

    • We turn data into knowledge.

    • We are creative, problem-solving experts who can inform, inspire, and impact teaching and learning.
    • Our research and data analysis simplifies complex information to support meaningful decision making. 

    • Our work leads to innovation and drives future success. 

    • We use an approachable, collaborative process to assist with integrating information systems and processes that promote synergy.

    • Our work provides opportunities for students, staff, and the organization to determine potential areas of growth.

    • Our efforts generate increased efficiencies.

    • A caring environment and stakeholder service focused attitude will foster work that makes a significant difference in our school district.  

    Common Goals:

    • To develop a set of shared beliefs for the data team that includes group norms and clear communication methods.

    • To establish a system of data visualization for students, parents, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders.

    • To identify the essential data elements for use at the individual, classroom, building, and district levels of engagement.

    • To implement an effective department structure that includes: planned cross training, backup systems, improved efficiencies, unneeded duplication of effort, and documented work processes.

    • To compile, evaluate, standardize, illustrate, and disseminate data encompassing four central information domains: demographic, achievement, school processes, and perceptual. 

    • To facilitate easy access to data systems, while protecting sensitive personally identifiable information.

    • To promote cybersecurity best practices surrounding data storage and data usage.

    Student Data Systems: 

    AIMSWebPlus Curriculum Based Progress Monitoring System 

    ASAP Regents Scoring


    ELL NYSITELL Screening Tools

    ELL Student Reporting Title I / Part 154

    ID Credentials Student ID Badge System

    Infinite Campus Student Management System

    Tableau Data Visualization Software

    Teleform OCR Scoring for State Assessments

    Financial/Human Resource/Payroll/Benefits

    Smartfind Express Substitute Data Reports

    New York State Data Warehouse

    Elevate Data Quality (Certify)

    Forecast5 Analytics

    New York State Assessment
      • Computer Based Testing
      • Paper Based Testing
    NYS Business Portal

    New York State Reporting Systems: WNYRIC Level 1, L2RPT 

    Data Collection
    3-8, OLSAT, NYSESLAT, LOTE, ACT, SAT, and Regents result summaries
    Civil Rights Survey

    Enrollment Projections

    High School Profile Report

    Survey Monkey
      • Committee surveys
      • Alumni surveys
      • Youth Risk Behavior surveys
      • Budget Poll Exit survey


      • Digital Equity survey
      • Transportation survey

    Data Management

    Microsoft Office Applications

Data Analysis Examples