Electronically Engaging Parents in Education

December 12, 2014

In recent decades, technology has transformed the education process, both in the classroom and in students’ homes. There is growing evidence that student achievement, technology access, and parental involvement are all interrelated. In the future, technology will continue to play an important role in strengthening the link between teachers, students, and parents.

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Topics: eschoolplus, eSchoolPLUS Admin Mobile App, mobile app, eSchoolPLUS Family App, Home Access Center

eSchoolPLUS Admin Mobile App: Lake Park Community High School District 108 Spoke, SunGard K-12 Education Listened

October 8, 2013

School District Profile:

  • Public school district comprised of one high school, divided into two campuses, serving about 3,000 students from the communities around Roselle, Ill.
  • The district’s approximately 200 teachers seek to “inspire in students a sense of personal responsibility and a passion for learning while challenging them to reach their full potential.”
  • With a reputation for excellence, the school has been ranked among the 500 best U.S. high schools by Newsweek.

Challenge:

Access to student information is essential for school administrators, who need to be on the go in support of student achievement and district activities.

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Topics: student information system, eschoolplus, eSchoolPLUS Admin Mobile App, Case Studies, education, K-12

eSchoolPLUS Admin Mobile App: An Essential Piece of Columbia Public Schools’ Technology Plan

October 2, 2013

School District Profile:

  • Public school district educating many of the students in Boone County, Mo. The district’s vision is to be “the best school district in the state” and its mission is to “provide an excellent education for all students.”
  • Approximately 3,000 faculty and staff serve more than 17,000 students at 19 elementary schools, six middle schools, five high schools, three centers, and a preschool.
  • Over the past two years, the district has implemented a technology structure that will enable teachers and administrators to support student achievement.

Challenge:

Along with the launch of a Bring Your Own Device program and iPad® initiative, Columbia Public Schools wanted to provide administrators with on-the-go access to student information.

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Topics: technology, eschoolplus, eSchoolPLUS Admin Mobile App, Case Studies, education, Mobility, Customer Profiles, K-12

Administrators Unchained: Council Rock School District Launches the eSchoolPLUS Admin Mobile App

September 26, 2013

School District Profile:

  • Public school district educating students in Bucks County, a historic area in northeast Pennsylvania. The district prides itself on blending “the past with the present to meet the challenge of the future.”
  • Approximately 950 faculty and staff serve approximately 11,700 students at 15 schools, including 10 elementary schools, three middle schools, and two high schools.
  • An eSchoolPLUS customer since 2008, Council Rock School District volunteered to serve as a Beta district to test the eSchoolPLUS Admin Mobile Application and advise SunGard K-12 Education on its development.

Challenge:

Access to student information is essential for school administrators, who need to be on the go in support of student achievement and district activities.

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Topics: technology, eschoolplus, eSchoolPLUS Admin Mobile App, Case Studies, education, Customer Profiles, K-12