SOURCE: Chalkable

Chalkable, STI

April 22, 2015 10:52 ET

Chalkable Connects Child Nutrition to Student Achievement

Food Service Management Solution Integrated With Student Information System

MOBILE, AL--(Marketwired - April 22, 2015) - Chalkable, a leading provider of education data management, student achievement and professional learning solutions to the K-12 public and private school markets, today announced the availability of its food service management solution, Chalkable Café. Integrated with the student information system to utilize the most up-to-date student data, Chalkable Café simplifies food service management tasks for school and district staff and enables parents to be involved in their child's school day nutrition.

Chalkable Café is a complete food service management solution that incorporates point of sale and back office administration capabilities along with student benefit application management. Integrating technology from Chalkable partners, Azily Solutions and e-Funds for Schools, Chalkable Café simplifies state and federal reporting and benefit reimbursement, as integration with the student information system ensures that all data is up-to-date, student lists are accurate, and approvals from state and federal benefit agencies around free and reduced price student lunches appear instantly.

Schools and districts can also easily engage parents with Chalkable Café through a parent portal that allows parents to review school menu options and their child's food purchases, make online payments and manage account balances. Parents can use Chalkable Café to encourage healthy choices and keep track of their child's food and nutritional intake.

"Health and nutrition cannot be overlooked as critical elements that impact student achievement, and Chalkable has simplified the ability for schools to track, monitor and involve parents in their students' school dining experience," said Derek Dunaway, CEO of Chalkable. "Integrating food service management with a student information system provides schools with the most accurate student data, keeping children fueled and healthy while simplifying student benefits management and state reporting."

Chalkable Café is available to all Chalkable InformationNOW customers.

About Chalkable
Chalkable is a leading provider of education data management, student achievement and professional learning solutions to the K-12 public and private school markets. In partnership with states, districts, schools and educators, Chalkable helps students succeed by breaking down the barriers to learning across the K-12 ecosystem and facilitating collaboration, access to information, and effective use of tools to improve student performance. More than 5,000 schools in 50 states use Chalkable solutions. For more information, visit www.chalkable.com.

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