21st Century Learning Space and Resources for Secondary School Teachers

Innovation Assessments LLC is an online teaching platform for secondary school teachers that offers:

  • software-as-a-service (SaaS) online teaching platform
  • digital teaching materials for secondary teachers
The apps have been designed to meet the needs of teachers to organize their online content and to assess students’ learning. The apps are utilities for teaching and assessing reading, writing, and content knowledge. Innovation is a verified Google web application, so integration with Google Classroom is a snap!

Manager / Programmer

David Jones, now retired, was a public school teacher in New York State 1991-2023. He holds permanent teaching certifications for French 7-12, Social Studies 7-12, and Elementary (N-6). He taught French for fourteen years, then switched to teaching social studies in 2004. His teaching experience also includes other related subjects and computer courses elementary through college level. Since the early 1990s David has had an interest in computers and computer programming. He was a certified computer network technician (CompTIA Network+ Certified) for six years and has taught high school and community college level computer courses.

Team Leader

Diane Jones, semi-retired, graduated from the University at Albany Reading Department where she studied with renowned researchers and award-winning instructors Drs. Peter Johnston, Sean Walmsley, Cheryl Dozier, and George Kamberelis. She has nine years of teaching experience as a Library Media Specialist in the Granville and Saratoga Springs City School Districts, where she taught grades Pre-kindergarten through 6. She has experience teaching Gifted and Talented students, as well as learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other disabilities. Previously, Diane worked in public, college, and special libraries before deciding to make education her mission. In addition to her M.S. Literacy (Birth-Grade 6) degree, Diane holds a Master of Library Science degree and a B.A. in History. She is a New York State certified Literacy Specialist and Library Media Specialist and holds a Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate. She has worked to train students for the GED and TASK examinations.