Introduction to Beacon

Katie Felton
  • Beacon Series

Date: Feb 19, 2014 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Skill Level: Beginner

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Beacon enables you to retain more students by utilizing data to support student success. Understanding how the Beacon platform can help connect your success intervention teams and make them more efficient is a key outcome of this presentation. Join us for an overview of the concepts that make Beacon work, as well as a walk through of the system.

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Skill Level: Beginner

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Skill Level: Advanced

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Skill Level: Advanced

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Skill Level: Advanced

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