Student Information Systems
Follett Partners With 2 Tech Providers to Enhance Products
The educational technology
supplier Follett has partnered with two
companies to enhance two of its
The company will partner with
SRC Solutions to enhance the online registration component of its Aspen student
information system (SIS). At the same time, it will join forces with Biblionasium to improve its digital Destiny library manager.
Aspen SIS hosts and manages student data; stores
data such as class schedules, student performance, health records and
eligibility; and allows educators to monitor student progress,
curricula and communicate with parents.
integrating SRC's Registration Gateway and its Central Records Gateway, the new
Suite for Aspen will allow school districts that use the Aspen SIS to
all their paper-based registration processes and replace them with
online registration. At the same time, the two companies will introduce
an enhanced Electronic Cumulative Folder Management product that will interface with Aspen
and allow documents associated with a student to follow him or her
their educational careers.
will drastically improve data and data collection," said
Follett School Solutions Senior Vice President for Technology George
provide advanced reporting, notification and visibility across the
partnership with Biblionasium will allow integration
between its digital library management software and the virtual reading
platform. Biblionasium enables young readers to catalogue,
share and exchange their book recommendations. It also offers reading
book recommendations using the Lexile Framework for Reading.
new agreement, users can use a single sign-on for both platforms and
can access library resources through Destiny. Reporting tools will be
that are designed to help educators guide and monitor student reading programs.
integrated platform will immediately extend the reach of school
resources into the classroom and to the most important consumer of the
resources, the students," said Biblionasium CEO and Founder Marjan
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.