Beaverton College District Selects ParentSquare
ParentSquare is now available in the Beaverton School District for the 2021-22 school year
Research into the impact of parental involvement has shown a consistent, positive association between parents’ commitment to their children’s education and student outcomes, and with the introduction of a new technology platform, Oregon’s Beaverton School District is making it so easy for parents Make like never before and make legal guardians to continue to be committed to the upbringing of their child. ParentSquare, the award-winning home school unified communications platform for K-12 education, will now be available to district staff and the families of its 41,000 students for the 2021-22 school year.
ParentSquare is the only fully unified technology platform that connects every family with school communication and communication-based services – from the district office to the class teacher, all in one place. With ParentSquare’s intuitive two-way communication platform, county and school officials in Beaverton can now engage all families and help overcome language or socio-economic barriers while maintaining the highest standards of privacy and security.
ParentSquare offers translations into more than 100 languages as well as app, e-mail, text, language and web portal access for equal communication throughout the district. It also offers extensive integrations with student information and other major management systems, as well as single sign-on capabilities.
“We are excited about ParentSquare’s capabilities to help us connect with families,” said Steve Langford, Beaverton’s chief information officer. “Dealing with justice is a pillar of our strategic plan and the ability to communicate with our families in their native language is critical to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for our community.”
As the district advances with ParentSquare, Beaverton families will be able to follow communications such as news, activities and events from all of their children’s schools in one place. You can receive notifications, fill out forms and permits, register for parent-teacher conferences, check grades and attendance, register for events, and much more. School staff and parents can also participate in individual and group messaging with real-time voice translation.
For information on ParentSquare, see the website.
About ParentSquare ™
ParentSquare is used by millions of educators and families in over 44 states for consistent, effective school communication. ParentSquare provides parenting tools that work from the county office to the individual classroom, backed by powerful metrics and reports. ParentSquare’s technology platform offers extensive integrations with student information and other important management systems, translations into more than 100 languages, as well as app, email, text, voice and web portal access for equal communication. ParentSquare was founded in 2011 and is based in Santa Barbara, California.