SOURCE: ScholarChip

ScholarChip

June 21, 2016 08:30 ET

ScholarChip Brings One-Click Access to Smart ID Card Applications in PowerSchool Portal

Largest Smart ID Card Provider Teams With Largest SIS Provider

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 21, 2016) - ScholarChip, the largest provider of smart One-Card systems for K-12 in America, and PowerSchool Group LLC, the leading provider of K-12 education technology solutions, have joined forces through an independent software vendor partnership agreement to bring ScholarChip's applications to PowerSchool's dashboard using one-click access.

Now with a simple click, K-12 teachers and administrators will enter ScholarChip's new enhanced portal and its suite of school safety and operations applications. The single PowerSchool sign-on gives access to ScholarChip's smart ID card issuance for students and staff, building and classroom attendance, visitor management and tracking, cafeteria POS, door access, paperless referrals, and 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."

For more information about ScholarChip, visit http://www.scholarchip.com.

For more information on PowerSchool's ISV program, visit www.powerschool.com/powerschool-partner-program/.

About ScholarChip

ScholarChip is the largest provider of smart ID cards used for attendance, payment processing, visitor management, secure door access, and behavior management services in K12. It was first to market in centralizing and integrating School Safety and Operations System with a true one card solution. Its smart ID card operates seamlessly with popular Student Information Systems and NFC mobile devices. ScholarChip's Higher Education services include Tuition Payment Plans, Loan Servicing, Student Retention Services, and a compliant Payment Gateway. For more information visit http://www.scholarchip.com.

About PowerSchool Group LLC

PowerSchool is the #1 leading education technology platform for K-12, serving more than 57 million users, 20 million students, 36 million parents, and 70 countries around the world. We provide best-in-class, secure, and compliant online solutions, including student information and learning management systems, registration and school choice, assessment and analytics, and special education management. We empower teachers and drive student growth through innovative digital classroom capabilities, and we engage families through real-time communications across any device. Visit www.powerschool.com to learn more.

ScholarChip is a registered trademark of ScholarChip. Other product and company names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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