BrightBytes Partners with McREL International to Release Leadership Module

BrightBytes Partners with McREL International to Release Leadership Module at Annual ISTE Conference

Module improves school leader practices and behaviors that research links to student achievement.

Philadelphia, PA, June 28, 2015 – BrightBytes, an award-winning educational research and analysis organization, is pleased to announce the addition of a Leadership module to its Clarity platform. Created in partnership with McREL International, a nonprofit education research and development organization, the Leadership module empowers educational organizations to grow and develop exceptional leaders and track the progress of their improvement initiatives.

“Knowing the status of your most important initiatives is critical for every school leader,” said Rob Mancabelli, CEO and co-founder of BrightBytes. “The Leadership Module communicates the impact of your work to all your stakeholders in seconds.”

The Leadership module is based on McREL’s research about the leadership practices that have the largest impact on student outcomes. The module provides personalized, actionable analysis for organizational teams in the areas of purposeful community, managing change, and leadership focus.

“The Leadership module gives principals, superintendents, and other administrators ready access to data, insights, and recommendations on leadership practices that improve student achievement and staff success,” said Bryan Goodwin, President and CEO of McREL.

BrightBytes’ Clarity platform has a variety of solutions that help educational leaders make better, data-driven decisions for student learning. Each module on the platform gives schools, districts, and states very specific next steps on how to use their strengths to address gaps, enabling them to prioritize learning initiatives and allocate investments for maximum impact.

About BrightBytes BrightBytes’ cutting edge analytics platform gathers research from the best experts in the world and creates evidence-based frameworks that help educational leaders make better decisions for students. The company’s flagship platform, Clarity, makes research and analysis simple, fun and actionable. More information about BrightBytes can be found at

About McREL McREL International is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving education for all students through applied research, product development, and professional service to teachers and education leaders. More information about McREL can be found at