October 2017: Hero K12 and BV Acquire SchoolMint in Continued Expansion of EdTech Platform
June 2017: Hero K12 Announces Equity Partner, $150M of Available Capital for Expanded EdTech Platform
April 2017: Hero K12 Looking to Grow, Hires New Chief of Strategy
With Hero K12, schools create a positive school climate and culture. Hero is a school-wide system to capture and collect data, and with the data, allow schools to replace traditional discipline policies with initiatives that emphasize and recognize positive behaviors. Classroom teachers, administration, parents and the students themselves all have significant impact on learner development. Meet school heroes and see their turnaround stories at Herok12.com
"Hero K12 users tell us that having an integrated solution will help them connect with all education stakeholders to foster a collaborative effort around better behavior and safer schools”
- Mark MacDonald, CEO of Hero K12.
“Hero creates an environment where students are excited to go to school everyday.”
- Dr. Nikolai Vitti, Former Superintendent Duval County Public Schools
“Hero has shifted the focus of our day. When you focus on the positives instead of the negatives, everyone seems happier.”
- Karessa Parish, Teacher and Campus PBIS Coordinator, Cedar Creek Middle School
"Hero has made a dramatic impact on our school and classrooms in just one semester. We now have a way to track, hold students accountable, and focus on positive behavior that is efficient and accurate. The parents love the quick messages they get and our teachers are happy. If you want to look at data, our tardy to class daily rate is down to about 20% of what it was initially!."
- Renee DiBiasio, Assistant Principal, Cleveland School of the Arts
"You’re seeing students make the right decisions more often and more frequently because they are incentivized [with Hero points] to do so.” - Dr. Nikolai Vitti, Former Superintendent Duval County Public Schools
Going school-wide [with Hero] makes it easy for me to streamline the PBIS process for my teachers and communicate that to the students." - Roger Snow, Assistant Principal, Ben Lomond High School
"Hero in cooperation with a Hero points student store has had an incredible impact on the "fence sitters" in our student population."
- Mr. Harris, Math Teacher, Indian Springs High School
"I can see the classes that are consistently recognizing their students with Hero points and there is a direct correlation with the positive classroom culture." - Thomas Schroede, Principal, Margate Elementary
"Students want boundaries, to know how to fit into their world. They want to know the limits. Hero allows us to establish and keep the boundaries firms, consistent, and fair."
- Dr. John F. Boldt, Principal, Southern Wayne High School
Mark MacDonald, CEO
Joined Hero in 2013 | BS in Management from Shippensburg University
Possesses 15 years of experience managing businesses including a variety of divisions and businesses at Brady Corporation.
Oliver Wreford, Chief Product & Strategy Officer
Joined Hero in 2017 | BS in Economics from University of Michigan
Created PowerSchool's ISV Program and has a proven track record of delivering enterprise software, partnerships, and M&A results in the K-12 space.
Bryan Landaburu, Head of Marketing
Joined Hero in 2012 | BS in Marketing from University of Nevada, Reno
Led the creation of the Hero brand and has 18 years of progressive marketing experience. Recognized by Marketo as a transformational marketing leader.
Robert Alonso, Director of Business Development
Joined Hero in 1999 | BA in Management Information Systems from Florida International University
A proven track record in building enterprise software solutions and enterprise level partnerships in the K12 space.
Hero K12 Administrator view of the Dashboard. Download the jpg here →
Hero K12 Classroom / Teacher view of the Dashboard. Download the jpg here →
Hero K12 for your iOS device. Download the jpg here →
Hero K12 application for Parents & Students. Download the jpg here →
The Hero application in action. Download the jpgs here → and here.
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Local news coverage:
Superintendant, Duval County Public Schools
Principal, Samuel Wolfson High School
Principal, Hialeah Educational Academy
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