Hitting the Road this Fall

Share This:Good bye August, hello September! School is officially back in session and we are gearing up for a busy travel schedule this Fall. Mac, Devan, Sean, Jason, Carol, and Alan are all hitting the road and hope to see you somewhere along the way. We love to meet with clients every chance we get…. Read more »

Impact of Technology on Faculty Teaching

Share This:If you missed our first post in the blog series, “Education & Technology – Relationship Status” last week, check it out. Continuing our conversation, this week we are examining the relationship between faculty and mentors and how they use technology in their teaching to facilitate learning. Yes, I said, “facilitate learning”. That’s really the goal,… Read more »

SmarterServices Full Spectrum Assessment Services Company

Share This:As SmarterServices progresses to our new messaging as a full spectrum assessment services company, we continue to make changes to our collateral, website, and outreach. In addition, we gearing up for an exciting new product launch late this fall. Our website is currently undergoing some updates as well. Check out the new home page, SmarterProctoring,… Read more »

Technology & Education – Relationship Status Series

Share This:Welcome to our newest blog series, “Education & Technology – Relationship Status”. Throughout the month of September, we will take a look at the relationship between education and technology. All relationships have their ups and downs, yes? So, we thought it would be fun to examine the many facets of how education and technology… Read more »

Standing with our Neighbors in Texas

Share This:SmarterServices has been serving client schools across the country for 15 years. One of the largest state contracts we ever secured was with the great state of Texas with Virtual Colleges of Texas. For many years we have worked with colleges all across the entire state. In fact, we have even followed some of… Read more »

The Day AFTER the Solar Eclipse

Share This:Did something significant happen to you or around you yesterday around 1:00-2:00 CST? Our headquarters is located in Prattville, AL (community right outside Montgomery, AL (capital city)) and we witnessed something P R E T T Y spectacular! So what else do you do to document such a magnificent phenomenon? You have a little… Read more »

The What, Who, & How of Competency Based Education

Share This:The competency based education approach, described by Educause, allows students to advance based on their ability to master a skill or competency at their own pace regardless of environment. This method is tailored to meet different learning abilities and can lead to more efficient student outcomes. CBE or “personalized learning” is further explained by… Read more »

Grand Rapids Office Gets New Digs

Share This:Last week the team at the Grand Rapids office moved to a new office space. Previously, they were in a shared office space called The Factory in downtown Grand Rapids. Since Sean Doty came on board with us, we decided to snatch up the open office space on the 3rd floor of their current… Read more »

Company Day at the Lake

Share This:Every year near the end of summer, we try and have a company fun day at Mac and Kim’s lake house on nearby Lake Jordan. It’s a fun day of relaxing, visiting, and soaking up some vitamin D. Not everyone is able to make it, but those of us who do have a great… Read more »

SmarterServices – Redefining our Company Brand

Share This:We are SmarterServices Full-Spectrum Assessment Services Company. Recently we launched our internal campaign to embrace our new branding strategy. Previously we’ve focused on both SmarterMeasure and SmarterProctoring as independent brands/products. As our company grows and evolves into more a full-spectrum assessment services company, we are migrating to our master brand of SmarterServices. The theme chosen… Read more »