Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Friday, February 6, 2015: National Wear Red Day – Go Red for Women

Posted by ISOC Team Filed under: General

Since 2003, the first Friday of February — this year on February 6th — has been National Wear Red Day – Go Red for Women. The American Heart Association started the Go Red campaign to bring awareness to what experts call the Silent Killer: heart disease. Research shows that heart disease is the leading cause […]

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Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Summer Reading List: Blogs for Administrators and Educators

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: General

After a full academic year, summer break is the perfect time to brush up on your teaching and leadership skills. WORKS compiled a list of blogs for your Summer Reading List! Michael Smith’s Principals Page – The Blog Student-written blog, Youth Voices Education Week blogs Eric Sheninger’s A Principal’s Reflections blog School safety, security and […]

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Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Resource Highlight: CDC’s Dating Matters™ Initiative

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: General

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) created a new prevention initiative, “Dating Matters™: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships”, to help halt the negative impacts of teen dating violence. Specifically, the program helps educate teens, school personnel and community individuals about the risk factors, warning signs and where to go for help for […]

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Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Parent Resources: Teen Dating Violence

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: General

Preparing parents how to prevent or support victims of teen dating violence also is important to achieving better results. WORKS has found several ready-to-use, free resources for your Teen Dating Violence Prevention Month efforts. General Resources: Veto Violence: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention ; What is Dating Violence? factsheet;  “Break the Silence: Stop the Violence” […]

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Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Holiday Message: Happy Holidays!

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: General

While we spend each and every day focusing on giving our customers the best-in-class support, it is YOU we wish to thank for YOUR continued support throughout the year!

Our team is excited to continue to evolve and develop new programs and systems that increase our service to you in 2014.

We wish you, as part of our extended PublicSchoolWORKS family, and a very happy, warm and SAFE holiday season!

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Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving from PSW!

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: General

We wish you, as part of our extended PublicSchoolWORKS family, and a very happy, warm and SAFE Thanksgiving Break! As always, we are very thankful for your continued support!

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Safer Schools with Steve Waldmann: “PublicSchoolWORKS Delivers Everything.”

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: General

Managing a school district requires more than just getting students to class. The district is in charge of transporting children to and from school on district school buses. They eat meals prepared and served by district cafeteria staff. Schools are cleaned and maintained by a district janitorial and maintenance team. All of these non-educational services fall under the supervision of managers of School Business Affairs like Steve Waldmann. As Manager of School Business Affairs at Kings Local School District in Kings Mills, Ohio, Waldmann is responsible for the operation and maintenance of 700,000 square feet of property.

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Friday, February 1st, 2013

Customer Spotlight: Vandalia-Butler City Schools

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: General

Vandalia-Butler City Schools in Vandalia, OH, was tracking all of their student accidents using a standard paper and pen process. This task fell on former Business Manager Chuck Stewart, who was also responsible for evaluating this data to prevent similar accidents from reoccurring. As the business manager, Stewart had the responsibility of managing student accidents which previously required that he chase down faculty and staff in the six buildings in order to get vital information and initiate preventative measures. The process was time-consuming and inefficient.

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Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Student Accident and Injuries Awareness Month

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: General

Student safety is of the utmost importance to educators, parents and PublicSchoolWORKS. Promoting a culture of safety in schools not only provides a sense of security for students and staff, it also creates a more effective learning environment.

PublicSchoolWORKS offers numerous systems to address district concerns about student safety. The StudentWatch Suite includes online and telephone systems for students to report bullying and other safety concerns: a student accident management system that allows districts to report student accidents, track them to resolution and review trend data to better recognize and fix issues: and a behavior management system to address student discipline incidents.

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Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Customer Spotlight: Cleveland Independent School District

Posted by Rachael Ballard Filed under: General

Cleveland Independent School District (ISD) in Cleveland, TX was experiencing some issues concerning student safety. In order to properly handle the situation and prevent incidents from reoccurring in the future, Cleveland ISD implemented PublicSchoolWORKS’ Student Bullying and Violence Prevention Program (SBVPP) and the EmployeeSafe Suite for the 2012-2013 school year.

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