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Whale Shark Software

Whale Shark Software
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P.O. Box 1646  Apex, NC 27502  United States 

EC-AID (Exceptional Children Accommodation & IEP Data) is a solution designed for special education data collection. Our goal is to reduce the burden of paperwork on special education teachers, improve collaboration with general education teachers and specialists, and provide comprehensive reporting to teachers and administrators. Unique program features promote data collection by all team members, and a centralized system produces insightful real-time reports that allow for quick identification of student progress and areas of need.

  • Track IEP goal progress – notifications and goal measurement instructions ensure that all team members are collecting data consistently and with fidelity across settings; also supports tracking objectives
  • Track accommodation use – record whether students accept or decline their testing and classroom accommodations, and verify with an optional signature capture
  • Track service delivery – ensure students are receiving their services and evaluate the need for compensatory education; service providers and itinerant teachers can also track travel time and mileage for detailed record-keeping
  • Track behavior incidents – record student behaviors in a customizable ABC format; our unique correlation engine produces reports that illustrate trends and uncover hidden cause and effect
  • Reporting – robust student reports show student progress to parents and inform instructional decisions by teachers, while Administrator reports help ensure compliance. Our reports have enabled schools and providers to successfully demonstrate IEP goal progress monitoring and accommodation delivery in state audits and litigation.
  • Platform – collect data using a web browser or through native mobile apps (iOS and Android) 

Whale Shark Software was created by a team with expertise in both technology and special education who understand the need for data collection and the demands placed upon educators. Our mission is to deliver a low-cost, secure, easy-to-use special education data collection tool for teachers, enabling them to spend more time teaching and less time doing paperwork. 

What do whale sharks have to do with special ed data? The name Whale Shark Software was inspired by a special young man who LOVES all things whale shark!

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Collect, manage, and report special education data for compliance and student-centered decision making. EC-AID (Exceptional Children Accommodation & IEP Data) is an affordable solution to simplify data collection, encourage collaboration, and improve data. EC-AID can help track IEP/504/ELL goals & objectives, accommodation use, service delivery times, and behavior incidents. System-generated notifications prompt consistent monitoring of goals, while goal measurement instructions ensure fidelity of data collection by multiple staff members. Data is automatically rendered into reports with graphs to show progress & drive instructional decisions. Navigate your ocean of data with ease, with EC-AID.


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