HIBster, Inc., and PowerSchool Collaborate to Help Schools Prevent, Manage and Report Bullying and Behavioral Problems

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This collaboration with PowerSchool will allow schools to seamlessly integrate our software program into the school’s existing PowerSchool platform making district officials’ roles more effective and efficient in tracking these incidences.

HIBster, Inc., the first recording anti-bullying software and PowerSchool Group LLC (“PowerSchool”), the world’s leading student information system, are joining forces through PowerSchool’s independent software vendor (ISV) program to help schools manage the growing problem of bullying.

The HIBster program allows school districts to track and collect harassment, intimidation and bullying incidences electronically. This allows school administrators to be proactive in responding to any potential negative situations.

PowerSchool, the most widely used, web-based student information system, delivers a network of integrated systems that allows K-12 school districts to manage all mission-critical administrative processes and instructional data using one cohesive solution. PowerSchool’s products and services are used by more than 40 million users around the globe. PowerSchool Mobile, a market leading education app with 7 million users, provides parents and students access to real-time information on grades, attendance, assignments, scores, and comments.

Jim Budzilek, Ed.D., director of education for HIBster, said, “This collaboration with PowerSchool will allow schools to seamlessly integrate our software program into the school’s existing PowerSchool platform making district officials’ roles more effective and efficient in tracking these incidences.”

The HIBster program allows for the tracking and collection of harassment, intimidation and bullying incidences electronically within school districts. School systems are then able to provide a proactive stance and respond accordingly to any of these negative situations.    

“PowerSchool is proud to partner with important educational technologies such as HIBster that are delivering critical services to schools and districts. Through seamless integration with the PowerSchool student information system, HIBster can collect valuable data on bullying instances which administrators can utilize to address and prevent further instances. Adding this collaboration to our more than 140 other ISV partners helps PowerSchool continue to offer the most comprehensive SIS solution, and serve as the hub of districts’ educational ecosystems,” said Oliver Wreford, vice president of product and marketing at PowerSchool.

For more information about HIBster, visit http://www.hibreporting.com.

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

About PowerSchool
PowerSchool is the most widely used SIS in K-12, serving more than 40 million users in the US, Canada, and in more than 70 countries. PowerSchool plays a central role in K-12 education, serving as the hub of customers’ education ecosystems with robust features and APIs that allow education stakeholders to manage school processes and student data and connect diverse education technologies utilized in classrooms, schools and districts. Learn more about PowerSchool at http://www.powerschool.com.

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