We are always striving to produce the most innovative, reliable and cost-effective communications ecosystem for the sharing and management of emergency information on any Internet enabled device by school administrators.
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White Plains, NY (PRWEB) December 22, 2011
K12 Alerts is pleased to announce that their K12 Alerts Electronic Emergency Card and notifications system has been chosen by the readers of District Administration magazine as a Readers' Choice Top 100 Products of 2011. The K12 Alerts Electronic Student Emergency Card portal replaces school paper emergency cards with an online system and empowers Parents within a few mouse clicks to update and provide emergency contacts, caregiver, doctor, allergies, dismissal permissions and more on any Internet enabled smartphone, tablet or computer.
The prestigious acknowledgement is given annually to K12 education products that have supported education innovation. The winners were selected by the editors of District Administration magazine from hundreds of nominations submitted by readers, including school superintendents and district-level directors in districts across the United States. The winning products were determined by the quantity of nominations received per product, as well as an evaluation of product quality based upon readers' nominations and explanations.
Due to the proliferation of handheld devices and the use of Social Media like Facebook and Twitter, everyone now demands information instantly and succinctly that is accurate and up-to-date. The recent events at Virginia Tech underscores the importance of having up-to-date information on students in the event of a crisis. K12 Alerts® award winning Electronic Emergency Card system ensures that school officials always have up-to-date information for access and instant parent communications.
"Inclusion in District Administration Magazine's 'Top 100 Products of the Year' is a great acknowledgement," said T. Gregory Bender, President & CEO. "We are always striving to produce the most innovative, reliable and cost-effective communications ecosystem for the sharing and management of emergency information on any Internet enabled device by school administrators. K12 Alerts has always been about building great products that increase operational efficiencies at schools with ease of use in mind when communicating with large groups.”
About K12 Alerts
K12 Alerts® was established in 2002 after 9/11 to find a better way to communicate with large groups of people during a crisis. The K12 Alerts® platform is a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution created to enable school administrators to effortlessly record, send, and track targeted messages to groups in minutes. K12 Alerts® also provides an Electronic Student Emergency Cards portal that parents may update and administrators can access in a few keystrokes; providing doctor, allergy and other critical student information about each child. K12 Alerts® is growing rapidly throughout the United States and Patent Pending. Founded in 2002, K12 Alerts is headquartered in Westchester County in White Plains, N.Y. For more information, please visit http://www.k12alerts.com.
About District Administration
District Administration is a monthly publication covering all of the important topics faced in today’s K12 school systems. With a circulation of more than 73,000, District Administration reaches top decision-makers in virtually every school district across the country.
Subscribers are district-level leaders in K12 education, including superintendents, assistant superintendents, curriculum directors, business officers, IT directors and federal funds administrators. For more information visit http://www.districtadministration.com
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