Our City was built for Smart Assessment and Student Success
SchoolCity helps districts across the country create their own success stories with revolutionary assessment, accountability and data management solutions. Based in California's Silicon Valley, SchoolCity has been working with schools nationally to increase student achievement since 1999. Our integrated product line warehouses critical data within a user-friendly dashboard system allowing teachers to enact change where it matters most: the classroom. Our team of educators and technologists apply a nuanced knowledge of teaching and learning to help over 700 districts turn data into action in their school improvement efforts. SchoolCity is your one-stop destination for meaningful data management. We exist so that your students may achieve.
Our Core Values
SchoolCity's services and products are only as good as the help they provide to teachers, students, and administrators. Just as student achievement drives everything our customers do; our customers' needs drive everything we do. Our core values are customer-centered:
- We Exist So That Students May Achieve
- We Listen
- We Stand By Our Customers Every Step of the Way
- We Deliver Results
SchoolCity's Management Team
Founder, President and CEO
Vaseem Anjum is the founder, president and CEO of SchoolCity Inc., a Silicon Valley based Education and E-Learning Company. He brings a wealth of experience in engineering, business and management from the many companies he has since started. He received his Bachelor's degree in Electronics and Communications from National Institute of Engineering (NIE), Mysore, India and his Masters degree in Computer Science from Oregon State University, USA. Prior to starting SchoolCity, he founded several internet based companies including N-Square Inc., Internet Commerce Solutions, BizPivot.com Inc., an internet consulting company with an offshore development center in India and Enabling Technologies, the latter being merged with Avaz networks and later acquired by Quartics (www.quartics.com). As design manager at NEC Electronics, US, he successfully managed and built four new microprocessor PCI chipsets for the 32 bit and 64 bit VRSeries embedded processors. Outside of SchoolCity, Mr. Anjum has been a board member of a K-8 school and on a school site council for a middle school. He is very passionate about charter schools and is working on starting a charter high school in the bay area.
Jorge A. Navarro, M.Ed.
Vice President of Marketing
Jorge Navarro comes to SchoolCity with over 18 years of experience in public education. He began his career in 1989 and was named Teacher of the Year at Lecanto High School (Citrus County, FL) in 1993. He holds a Masters in Secondary English Education, and until recently, was a Doctoral Candidate (Ph.D.) at the University of Florida. His research interests include Bilingual Education, second language acquisition and immigration policy. In 2000, Jorge moved to New York City to conduct qualitative research on teachers working with Latino students as well as to pursue artistic interests. In New York, Jorge worked for the Creative Arts Team, an educational theater company in residence at New York University. He helped administer an Annenberg Arts in Education grant and trained aspiring principals for New Visions for Public Schools at New York City's Leadership Academy.
Before coming to School City, Jorge served as Director of Client Relations at School Wise Press, a San Francisco-based K12 publishing and accountability consulting company. While there, Jorge's sales and marketing efforts resulted in a 30% growth in annual revenue. Now, at School City, Jorge manages the company's brand and lead generation programs with content marketing, social media, and strategic business development.
An accomplished songwriter and performer, Jorge is the founder and singer of The Cuban Cowboys, a band that blends traditional Cuban music with indie rock. The band has been featured on NPR's Weekend Edition as well as
The California Report.
Director of Accounts
Kris is responsible for directing and managing all of SchoolCity's sales, marketing and partnership opportunities.
He brings more than 20 years of management, sales and marketing experience working for Fortune 1000 companies like Coca Cola Enterprises, AT&T and Kinko's Corporation. His experience in the K-12 market is extensive, most recently serving for many years as Director of Sales for TetraData Corporation, a large K-12 data warehouse provider. Kris is also a member of many national associations, education committees and coaches school and AAU basketball in his spare time.
Director of Services
Robyn Miller is SchoolCity's Director of Services, overseeing product training and professional development programs. She comes to us with over 20 years of public education experience, including 15 years as an administrator. Robyn believes that teachers are the most important factor in how students perform in school. She has personally observed the impact of teachers who can both inspire kids and transfer knowledge in relevant and meaningful ways. A school site principal for most of her career, Robyn began her journey in the classroom, teaching in elementary and middle schools. She has served as a District Coordinator for Data Management, and worked as a college professor for new teacher programs and education technology. Recently, Robyn went overseas to be the principal of an international school in South America; an experience she counts as among the best decisions she has made in years, combining her love of travel and the Spanish language while educating students in English in a foreign country.
Robyn received her B.A. and M.A. from California State University at Fresno in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Multicultural Education, and currently holds a Professional Administration Credential. Her two adult children are also in education. Her daughter is a second grade teacher in the San Francisco Unified School District, and her son is pursuing a doctorate in education at Harvard University.