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Kudos to Attendance Agent Mr. Gresham

Kudos to Attendance Agent Mr. Gresham.

Mr. Gresham is a featured Attendance Agent on the DPSCD main webpage.

 

DPSCD School Agents Use Creativity and Fun to Drive Student Attendance

Every School Day Counts at Pasteur Elementary School. Why? Let’s find out!

“Every Friday students who have been present for five consecutive days for that week, get invited to the online Friday Fun,” said Geno Gresham, attendance agent at Pasteur and the founder of  the Count It Up Attendance Incentive Program, an initiative to help drive enthusiasm for regular student attendance and learning. “We hold talent shows, karaoke, and live performances from local artists during Friday Fun. Students must show up online/in-class to attend Friday Fun,” Gresham said, noting how Friday Fun has helped increase student engagement.

“We found the number of invites that had been sent for Friday Fun last month (January) increased from week one to week four,” he said, detailing how 100 students were invited for the first week and by the fourth week, the list had grown to 117. “The uptick in interest shows that Friday Fun is motivating our students to be online everyday so they can learn.”