06 December, 2016
By: Andrew Hudson - CR80 News
ScholarChip, provider of smart ID cards for K-12 schools, has added new portal technologies that connect users to its unified school safety and operations system. The new addition includes an integrated, single sign-on option for school districts using Student Information Systems like PowerSchool, or Microsoft Active Directory.
The new single sign-on feature offers stricter security and saves time by providing quicker access to ScholarChip’s K-12 services include identity management, attendance tracking, visitor management, behavior management, cafeteria POS, physical access, mobile apps and notification services.
“This single sign-on is a major step forward in providing automated, easy-to-adopt operational tools to the K-12 community,” says Maged Atiya, CEO/CTO, ScholarChip. “It brings ScholarChip’s vision of integrated and comprehensive school safety and accountability closer to universal integration with Student Information Systems, which will make school operations more efficient.”
ScholarChip’s single sign-on lowers overall support costs and provides immediate access to safety and accountability software for all school community members. Advantages to administrators, teachers and staff include:
June 21, 2016 NEW YORK, NY --
PowerSchool's SIS dashboard now features one-click integration with ScholarChip, the largest provider of smart One-Card systems for K-12 in America. PowerSchool Group LLC is the leading provider of K-12 education technology solutions. PowerSchool is the most widely used Student Information System in the Carolinas and Georgia.
K-12 teachers and administrators can now enter ScholarChip's newly enhanced portal and its suite of school safety and operations applications with just one click. The single PowerSchool sign-on provides access to ScholarChip's smart ID card issuance for students and staff as well as other modules for building and classroom attendance, visitor management and tracking, hallway monitoring, cafeteria point-of-sale, physical access, paperless referrals including behavior intervention and tracking.
"Our partnership creates an incredible convenience to schools, counties, and states that use PowerSchool," said Maged Atiya, PhD, ScholarChip CEO/CTO. "And it is a natural progression in ScholarChip's evolution as the K-12 standard for integrated school safety and operations systems."
The ScholarChip plug-in is available free of charge for PowerSchool version 8.7 or later.
PowerSchool provides best-in-class, secure, and compliant K-12 education technology solutions, including student information and learning management systems, registration and school choice, assessment and analytics, and special education case management. PowerSchool empowers teachers and drives student growth through innovative digital classroom capabilities and enables parents and students to access real-time information on grades, attendance, assignments, scores, and comments.
"This partnership is a perfect fit for our customer base," said Karin Holtz, VP of Alliances and Business Development at PowerSchool. "Collaborating to create a seamless integration for schools and districts to manage school safety and operations processes will improve staff efficiency, allowing educators to spend more time in the classroom and less time on administrative tasks. ScholarChip's solutions complements our strategic focus on providing an easy-to-use, engaging, and comprehensive solution for all K-12 school and district needs inside and outside of the classroom."
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