Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 09, 2013
Today, SchoolChapters, Inc. - an innovative, cloud-based education technology company that delivers a standards-driven platform for PreK-12 through Higher education - announced it has joined the Blackboard Partnerships™ Program as a Blackboard Signature Partner™. Blackboard Inc. is a leader in enterprise technology and innovative solutions that improve the experience of millions of students and learners around the world every day. Through SchoolChapters’ interoperability with the Blackboard Learn™ platform, users can take advantage of a comprehensive and cost-effective solution for facilitating collaboration and increasing student engagement while assessing evidence of learning and program quality for processes including accreditation, credentials, retention and employment. SchoolChapters’ Building Block is already in use in institutions across the country.
The newest release, announced in conjunction with the new partnership, provides deeper interoperability with the Blackboard Learn platform, leveraging the best resources of both solutions. Users of the Blackboard Learn platform can now leverage SchoolChapters technology to demonstrate evidence of program quality and learning against standards in a cloud-based repository that is completely portable with Web-based and mobile accessibility. SchoolChapters solutions span the educational continuum from early childhood through career.
As a Blackboard Signature Partner, SchoolChapters will engage in strategic business, educational and joint marketing activities. “The ability to align granular points of data including documents, videos and other artifacts directly to standards provides a new level of reporting capability for administrators and an engaging, intuitive platform for students that integrates with social networks. Online and mobile delivery provides administrators, instructors and learners with access whenever and wherever they need it,” said Ted Hopper, vice president of Business Development at Blackboard.
Claudia Reuter, SchoolChapters CEO, said: “We’re excited to expand our offerings for the Blackboard Learn platform and provide users with an intuitive interface to prove the efficacy of their programs and work. Delivered in the cloud, our modular products and services are available online and via mobile apps allowing administrators, educators and learners to capture experiences in the field, abroad or at work and align them to state and national standards, learning outcomes or custom criteria.”
To learn more about SchoolChapters, visit Booth #504 at BbWorld®, the company's annual user conference and one of the largest education technology conferences of the year. Visit the SchoolChapters events page to learn more.
SchoolChapters, Inc. delivers innovative solutions for education and life. SchoolChapters' solutions allow users in programs ranging from preschools to higher education to collect, share, reflect and showcase their knowledge and achievements through outcomes-based portfolios, with the mission of providing continuous improvement during processes including accreditation, assessment, professional development, and credentialing. SchoolChapters, Inc. is headquartered in West Hartford, CT. For more information, visit http://www.schoolchapters.com.
SchoolChapters’ investors include global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.