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Ident-A-Kid Partners with Edclick to Improve School Efficiency

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Ident-A-Kid Partners with Edclick to Improve School Efficiency

St. Petersburg, FL. — Ident-A-kid Services of America, the nation’s leader in child safety solutions, has partnered with Edclick, a K12 software solution company, to provide PowerSchool users another level of integration for student data. Ident-A-Kid and EdClick are now able to provide total accountability on Student attendance. With the integration of CCSS and EdClick’s Student Discipline Manager, schools will be able to seamlessly track all tardies and early releases for accurate and instant records. Discipline Manager, Edclick’s top selling software program, is a comprehensive, web-based discipline management system designed to streamline the discipline process. Discipline Manager allows schools to closely and efficiently track tardies, referrals, state reporting, and much more. By monitoring these areas schools see improved behavior, attendance and therefore receive more funding. Harry Tennant, Edclick’s CEO says “Our goal is to continue making software for educators by educators.” Ident-A-Kid’s Complete Campus Security Solution (CCSS) visitor management system tracks all visitors on campus assuring schools that all visitors have a positive ID. In addition, CCSS has the ability to quickly process and issue passes to tardy students. Rick Hagan, Ident-A-Kid CEO said “K12 System integration is important for saving schools precious dollars and is the key to the future and this partnership demonstrates that.” The sharing of safety and attendance data creates accurate discipline and enhanced security for all students. Schools will no longer have to manually pull reports from CCSS and enter them into Discipline manager. Both companies look forward to the added efficiency this partnership will provide to schools across the nation. About Edclick, formerly Harry Tennant & Associates, Inc., was formed in 1993. In 2002, Edclick started partnering with schools to meet the desire for more effective school-related software. Each software product has been developed in close collaboration with school administrators and teachers. Edclick’s Dicipline Management software is used by schools in 14 states. For more information, visit www.edclick.com or contact sales@edclick.com. About Ident-A-Kid Services of America, Inc. is a national company specializing in child safety for 30 years. Ident-A-Kid provide safety related services including child IDs and software solutions to over 20,000 schools. Headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida. Ident-A-Kid has a network of over 100 representatives in 40 states. For more information, please visit www.identakid.com or call 800-890-1000. Ident-A-Kid Services of America, Inc. 1780 102nd Ave. N, Suite 100 St. Petersburg, FL 33716 identakid.com • ccssvm.com National Contact: Emily Fellouzis, CCSS Program Director...

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School Lockdown Proceed Smoothly After Shooting

Posted by on Aug 27, 2015 in News | 0 comments

School Lockdown Proceed Smoothly After Shooting

We, as with everyone in the community and television industry, are deeply saddened by this unspeakable and heinous crime. Our thoughts and prayers go our to the colleagues and families of these innocent victims. We are so thankful our visitor management system could help secure the schools during this time. Some Bedford County schools went into an initial lockdown after the division received notice at about 7:25 a.m. of the shooting at Bridgewater Plaza, according to schools spokesman Ryan Edwards. For Melanie Simmons, the principal of Moneta Elementary, which was the nearest school to the plaza where the shooting occurred it was a day of continuous vigilance. “I tell parents … that they send me their kids every day and my No. 1 job is to send them home safely every day, and today was definitely one of those days,” she said. Read full article...

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Ident-A-Kid Awarded a School Visitor Management Contract

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in News | 2 comments

Ident-A-Kid Awarded a School Visitor Management Contract

St. Petersburg, FL — Ident-A-Kid Services of America, the nation’s leader in child safety solutions, has been awarded a software contract by Region 4, the lead government agency for The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN), www.tcpn.org. This new contract provides discounts and opens up an easier avenue for school districts to purchase their Complete Campus Security Solution (CCSS) Visitor Management software. “CCSS will help keep schools safe and their front offices efficient,” said Rick Hagan, CEO at Ident-A-Kid. Chris Penny, Vice President of TCPN says “TCPN is pleased to partner with Ident-A-Kid to offer campus security solutions for K12. Schools are able to document all visitor traffic and communicate with parents and the communities they serve through this software tool. Districts leverage their spending through this contract which was publicly solicited by a lead government agency, Region 4 Education Service Center.” Read...

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National Missing Children’s Day

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in News | 0 comments

National Missing Children’s Day

While May is known for Cinco de Mayo, The Kentucky Derby, Mother’s Day and Memorial Day, there is a lesser known, but significant day – National Missing Children’s Day. Since 1983, our Nation has observed May 25th as National Missing Children’s Day. First proclaimed by President Ronald Reagan and observed by every administration since; May 25th is the anniversary of the day in 1979 when 6-year-old Etan Patz (pictured above) disappeared from a New York street, while on his two block walk to his bus stop. “National Missing Children’s Day is a reminder to all parents and guardians of the need for high-quality photographs and accurate descriptions of their children for use in case of an emergency, and for the need for everyone to pay close attention to the posters and photographs of missing children,” says the National Center for Missing and Exploited...

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Students Included in ID Program

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Students Included in ID Program

ALBANY, TX- On Tuesday, February 10th 2015, Ident-A-Kid representative, Pat Horner, went to Nancy Smith Elementary to help local parents take a proactive step in their children’s safety. By providing IDs that have their child’s photograph, fingerprint and description, parents can sleep a little better knowing they’re more prepared for any situation. View More

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Schools Work On Having Visitor Background Checks

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Schools Work On Having Visitor Background Checks

GREENSBORO, N.C. – When a stranger wants to come into your house, you don’t just let them in. You check them out first – make sure they are on the up and up. But 2 Wants To Know found not all school districts background check campus visitors. And today we’re looking at a solution. A way to keep kids safe from sex offenders. Why does it matter? We know it happened at least once before in 2009 at an area school a registered sex offender signed into the school log more than 30 times. Now technology has improved. It is expensive, but 2 Wants To Know found some schools are looking at it. Phoenix Academy charter school in High Point has the latest visitor check-in upgrade from Ident-a-Kid. A drivers license scanner – which lets the school check names against the sex offender registry within seconds. All Davie County Schools and some of Yadkin County also have this security upgrade. Alamance, Davidson, Guilford and Montgomery Counties have an Ident-a-kid system, but are missing the license scanner. That means these systems only keep a log of which visitors come in– there are no visitor background checks. Ident-A-Kid director Joyce Johnson is talking with the districts right now about upgrading. View Full Story...

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