K12 Alerts Announces Opening of West Coast Office
West Coast presence will help K12 Alerts to Meet Increasing Market Demands for its Emergency Notifications Services and Electronic Student Emergency Cards portal
White Plains, NY (May 5, 2011) – K12 Alerts® has opened operations in the Seattle, WA area on Bainbridge Island, with its headquarters located in White Plains, NY. K12 Alerts recently expanded to larger space and infrastructure in November 2010. Having a local market presence in the Seattle area hub and close to the area’s fastest growing technology companies in Seattle will help its teams expand and deliver its innovative products to K-12 schools and Higher Education with its Campus Alerts® system on the West Coast.
“Seattle is one of the hearts of technology innovation in the US and it is only natural that we locate our second base of operation here. We are working with many key partners and clients here to transform the way that schools communicate with parents in any situation and help them to strengthen their school to home connection. This location also enables us to provide our new customers with the personalized caliber of service, expertise and support that they have come to rely on us from the East Coast and other areas of the US,” said Gregory Bender, President & CEO, K12 Alerts.
K12 Alerts also announced that it had named John Sydor as North West Regional Manager who will help lead its North West Coast expansion. “John Sydor has a deep understanding of customer service, marketing and sharp expertise in information technology and communications, this experience will help K12 Alerts spread the word to North West Coast Schools and bring our incredible emergency notifications technology to market,” said Mr. Bender.
About K12 Alerts
K12 Alerts® was established in 2002 after 9/11 to find a better way to communicate with large groups of people during a crisis. K12 Alerts® services schools throughout New York State and the nation. The K12 Alerts® platform is a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution created to enable school administrators to effortlessly record, send, and track targeted messages to groups in minutes. K12 Alerts® also provides an Electronic Student Emergency Cards portal that parents may update and administrators can access in a few keystrokes; providing doctor, allergy and other critical student information about each child. In addition, K12 Alerts® also provides a simplified Parent My Account® portal which is a scaled down version of its Electronic Student Emergency cards allowing parents to update a phone, email or Text-to-Cell numbers for emergency notifications. K12 Alerts® is growing rapidly throughout the United States and Patent Pending. Founded in 2002, K12 Alerts is headquartered in Westchester County in White Plains, N.Y. For more information, please visit www.k12alerts.com.
President & CEO
(Toll Free) 888-291-2090