Special to The Business Times fromMesa County Valley School District 51
Edupoint™ Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected by the Mesa County Valley School District 51 (District 51) to implement the Synergy™ Student Information System across all campuses. Seeking to consolidate disparate systems for grade books, parent portals, and student data management, the District sought a web-based SIS solution that provided real-time student information for all stakeholders in the education process.
School District 51, serving over 21,000 students across 44 campuses in the Grand Junction area, becomes the first district in Colorado to select Edupoint’s Synergy SIS solution. Having reliably used SASI as their student information system since 1999, nightly updates between their disparate grade book and parent portal applications were necessary in order to update student information across the district.
Through an RFP process and subsequent evaluation efforts, the district determined that the integration of the student data management, teacher grade book, parent/student portal solutions of the Synergy Education Platform best suited their needs.
“With our previous solution, nothing was real time,” said Mary Mulcahy, Student Information System Analyst for District 51. “Synergy provides all of our users – administrators, teachers, and parents – real-time access to the student information they need, all from a single centralized location. Edupoint’s proven implementation methodology and flexible solutions help ensure us that they will be a true partner with our district for years to come.”
“We are excited to be working with Mesa County Valley School District 51 as our first partner district in Colorado as they implement the Synergy Education Platform,” says Robert Weathers, Edupoint’s Founder and CEO. “As a former SASI district, District 51 is accustomed to a strong feature set in their SIS solution. Synergy will give them even greater functionality for a broader set of end users, plus a real-time, true web solution which greatly simplifies and streamlines the IT management. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with District 51 and to continued growth in Colorado.”
The district will be implementing the Synergy SIS and all integrated modules, including TeacherVUE™ Grade Book, and the ParentVUE™ and StudentVUE™ self-service web portals. Edupoint will support the project with its proven System Implementation Methodology (SIM), including comprehensive implementation, data conversion, and training services.
About Edupoint Educational Systems
For thirty years, the leadership of Edupoint Educational Systems, LLC, has set the standard for K-12 student information management systems. Their innovative solutions have been used by thousands of schools to manage millions of students. Today, the company empowers a new era of self-sufficient school districts with solutions built on Synergy Technology™, its extensible, scalable, rapid application development platform. Those solutions include the Synergy™ Student Information System, an enterprise-level student information system, and Synergy™ Special Education, a comprehensive special education management system. For more information, visit the website www.Edupoint.com.