Mr. Dillaha co-founded the Company in 2003 and is responsible for company sales, business operations and strategy. He began Performance Matters by securing a developmental partnership with our first customer. As the Company’s products developed over the first 18 months of operations, Mr. Dillaha was able to grow the business in a highly competitive market at a time when SaaS was a new concept. Under his leadership, the Company has established a culture of technical innovation and a passion for education. Mr. Dillaha received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the University of Central Florida.
Mr. Waters co-founded the Company in 2003 and is the principal architect of all the Performance Matters’ product solutions. James is responsible for the development of the product road map, as well as leadership of all the Company's technical operations. Prior to co-founding Performance Matters, James focused most of his career in the Business Intelligence arena working as a consultant and sales engineer marrying complex business requirements with technical realities specific to the K-12 market. Mr. Waters received his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the University of West Florida.
Ms. Wieland joined the Company in 2010 and has been a catalyst for the sustained rapid growth of the company. Amy's experience with enterprise platforms and her elite accomplishments as an educator throughout her career provide a unique set of talents to support customers throughout the country. Her career has contained numerous honors including multiple Teacher of the Year Awards, Authentic Assessment Multi Media Award, Pearson's Cross Divisional Communications Award and President's Award both at Pearson and McGraw Hill. Ms. Wieland holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Education from the University of South Florida.
Mr. Coniglio joined Performance Matters in 2007 and is responsible for leading the Support and Database Administration Teams. He led the Development Team and managed the transition from the first to second generation of the ADMS product and the migration to the current online support system. Prior to joining Performance Matters, he worked in operating and technology roles for 15 years for companies such as Wallace and Associates, a tax credit company, and Solutions Builders, an Atlanta based consulting firm. Mr. Coniglio holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Oswego.
Winter Park, Fla. — Dec. 2, 2014 — For the third year in a row, Performance Matters Assessment and Data Management System (ADMS) has been named a “Readers’ Choice Top 100 Product” by District Administration magazine. The winners, selected by the magazine’s editors from a record 2,400-plus nominations, are products that received the highest number of nominations and best descriptions from K-12 school district leaders.
Winter Park, Fla. — Oct. 23, 2014 — Charter Schools USA, one of the oldest, largest and fastest-growing education management companies in the United States, has partnered with Performance Matters™ to provide its schools with a next-generation assessment platform and integrated solutions for data-driven decision making. Charter Schools USA will implement the UNIFY assessment platform and the Performance Matters Assessment and Data Management System (ADMS) across all 70 of its schools in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan and North Carolina.
Winter Park, Fla. — July 22, 2014 — As school districts gear up to implement the Language Arts Florida Standards and Mathematics Florida Standards, educators face the challenge of creating or finding assessment content that allows them to see how their students are meeting the new goals and expectations. To ease the transition and give educators easy access to the data they need to inform instruction, the School District of Palm Beach County has partnered with Performance Matters™ to provide its 185 schools with new tools for assessment and data management, including Measured Progress® assessment resources developed to support Florida’s new math and reading standards.
Winter Park, Fla. — Aug. 21, 2014 — As Minnesota gears up for the next generation of online student proficiency tests, districts are searching for new ways to help students prepare for the tests while giving teachers the data they need to improve instruction and student learning. To simplify the assessment process and provide an integrated solution for data-driven decision making, West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools (District 197) will be the first in the state to implement the UNIFY assessment platform, part of the award-winning Performance Matters™ assessment and data management system (ADMS).
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