District Administration Names Skyward Student Management Suite a Top Product of 2012

The Skyward Student Management Suite is a Top Product of 2012, according to District Administration, a monthly American education trade magazine for K-12 education leaders. Nominated by readers and selected by its editors, the publication’s awards program honored the Skyward software due to providing administrators and parents real-time access to a student’s academic progress, and use past data for ongoing analysis.
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District Administration Names Skyward Student Management Suite a Top Product of 2012

Software recognized for its versatility and real-time student data monitoring capabilities

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Dec. 3, 2012) – Skyward Student Management Suite has been recognized as a Readers’ Choice Top 100 Product of 2012 by District Administration magazine. The company’s software was selected by District Administration editors from more than 1,000 nominations this year and based upon both the quantity of nominations and the quality of reader descriptions.

The Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products award program recognizes leaders in the education industry that have contributed to the success of school districts. The ability for teachers, administrators and parents to monitor student progress and access real-time data for ongoing analysis is what compelled readers to nominate the software, according to District Administration. Using the Skyward Student Management Suite, school staff can easily manage attendance, grading, scheduling, student information and discipline data in one centralized online system to minimize data entry and ensure accuracy. The software streamlines administrative functions and reporting while facilitating school-to-home communication and staff collaboration.

“We are honored to receive this award from District Administration and school district leaders from across the nation of our integrated student administration software,” said Skyward Director of Marketing & Product Management, Ray Ackerlund. “We are dedicated to maintaining high customer satisfaction and loyalty by providing products and services that surpass their expectations and continually evolve to meet their needs.”

About Skyward
Skyward is a leading provider of K-12 school administrative software that surpasses districts’ needs in state reporting, improves operational capabilities, and opens communication between schools and families. Today, the Skyward School Management System™ is used in more than 1,500 school districts worldwide, ranging from districts with as few as 50 students to statewide implementations supporting more than 800,000 students. Founded in 1980, Skyward serves school districts with its integrated student, finance, and human resources suite of products and is proudly made and supported in the United States. To learn more, visit www.skyward.com.

Media Contacts
• Ray Ackerlund, Skyward, Inc., 800-236-7274 x1319, ray.ackerlund@skyward.com
• Kristen Plemon, C. Blohm & Associates, 608-216-7300 x18, kristen@cblohm.com

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