4 New Companies Added to SchoolMessenger Ecosystem
Corp.'s Education Group has added four educational
technology companies to its SchoolMessenger
Ecosystem Program for education technology
providers, which lets
companies highlight their products and services within West's free single sign-on communication's platform.
access the catalogue, school administrators can use the SchoolMessenger
Passport tool, which allows schools to use one-click account
Both tools are designed to make it easier for districts to discover new
Web-based educational products and deploy them in a controlled
Passport was developed last year to let
teachers, students, staff and parents log into multiple
online learning applications, open educational resources and school
programs with one user ID and password. Both the standard and premium
of Passport now include the enhanced catalogue of product connectors
enable single sign-on to Web-based services.
The four new companies are:
- Hero, an online behavioral intervention and
incident tracking system;
- Professional Learning Maps, a professional
- EdProtect, a data protection tool; and
- Eduvision, a tool that allows schools to publish
and manage video assets.
"Last year's announcement of the SchoolMessenger
Ecosystem Program was met
with enthusiasm from both leaders in school districts around the
our colleagues in the ed tech industry," said West Education Group Vice
President of Business Development Carmi Paris. "We welcome these new
to the program and look forward to its continued growth."
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