New Feature Sends Instant, Automatic Notifications To Parents’ Device of Choice When Children Are Tardy or Absent
Aug 4, 2009 - RenWeb School Management Software, the leading provider of web-based school administration software, today announced the addition of the new Attendance Notification feature to its Parent Alert instant alert/notification service.
Parent Alert, an add-on product powered by SchoolCast™, allows schools to deliver accurate, real-time information to parents via text messaging to cell phones and PDAs; voice calls to work, home or cell; and/or emails to multiple addresses.
With the addition of the Attendance Notification feature; the service will now automatically send attendance notifications to the device or devices chosen by parents whenever a child has an absence or tardy event recorded in RenWeb. Peace-of-mind can be priceless for parents who wish to keep track of their children.
Attendance Notification adds a new element to the many ways school administrators, staff and faculty are already using Parent Alert, including immediate notifications of school closings, bus delays, cancellations and other last-minute schedule changes, as well as scheduled reminders for events such as grade reporting periods, rehearsals, PTA meetings, or test or photo days. Parent Alert also provides peace-of-mind for parents as they will be instantly notified and kept up-to-date in the rare event of school emergencies. The system augments RenWeb’s capability for mass email distribution.
Bob Wilbers, Founder and President of RenWeb, stated, “The addition of the automated Attendance Notification feature to Parent Alert further distinguishes this versatile and affordable service from other alert systems and underscores its value to schools and parents. Once again, by giving busy parents another convenient and discreet means of monitoring their children in today’s highly mobile society, we’re demonstrating that Parent Alert is more than just an emergency alert system – it’s a powerful and instantaneous tool that schools can deploy every day for a variety of communications.”
RenWeb is enabling administrators, teachers, parents and students in more than 1,500 schools across North America to "switch on the power" as the leading provider of next-generation, Internet-based school management software. RenWeb's unmatched convenience and service includes complete installation of the software, including conversion of data, all as part of one low license fee, along with a client interface that provides easy access to more than 150 integrated features.
Developed by a university dean, RenWeb is leading the migration of schools from client server-based to web-based systems, bringing administration, parents, students and the classroom together with anytime, anywhere access to a full range of services. Features include Admissions, Enrollment, Scheduling, Billing and Tuition Management, Lunchroom Management, Health Management, Attendance, Homework, Lesson Plans, Gradebook, Report Cards, Transcripts, Extensive Reporting Capabilities, Automated Emailing, and ParentsWeb. For more information about RenWeb or Parent Alert, or to schedule a demo, visit RenWeb.com.
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