Discovery Software and Tyler Technologies Announce Partnership
Schoolmaster Student Information Now Available for Principalm+
ABBOTSFORD, BRITISH COLUMBIA (May 25, 2011) – Discovery Software announced today that they have formed a strategic partnership with Tyler Technologies, giving K-12 schools and districts across North America instant access to Schoolmaster student data anytime, anywhere on a mobile device.
An integration bridge provides the connection to transfer school and student information from Schoolmaster into Principalm+, a mobile student information solution from Discovery Software. School and school district administrators can view student demographic data, photos, schedules, and emergency contacts from an Android®, iOS® (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad), BlackBerry®, Palm® or Windows Mobile® mobile device.
Schools and school districts will be able to respond more quickly to emergencies, locate and identify students while on and off-campus. From the hallways or the field, administrators have immediate access to a wealth of student information, enabling faster and more informed decisions, which inevitably help schools preserve student safety and school security.
“We are excited about the collaboration between our respective companies. Our combined long-standing presence in the education marketplace and the synergy created between our respective solutions will provide a powerful way to leverage the growing use of Smartphones in the K12 environment.” said Kurt Miyatake, General Manager of the Schoolmaster SIS Unit of Tyler Technologies’ ERP & School Division.
“This partnership is proof of the value and strength Principalm+ brings to the SIS market. Customers continuously tell us that Principalm+ improves efficiency, giving them more time to focus on their students.” says Mebs Tejpar, Co-CEO of Discovery. “We believe Tyler Technologies shares our vision and passion on delivering innovative solutions to schools for the enhancement of student and staff safety, connectivity and performance“.
About Discovery Software
Discovery Software has been a leading education administration software developer and consultant since 1984. Discovery products have been in use in over 15,000 schools across North America. They include InteGradePro, a gradebook program now owned by Pearson Education, Principalm+, a mobile student information and security solution; and Rubrix, a mobile evaluation platform.
About Tyler Technologies, Inc.
Tyler Technologies (NYSE: TYL) is the largest company in the United States exclusively focused on providing integrated software and technology services to the public sector clients to empower the public sector. Tyler’s client base includes more than 9,000 local government offices throughout all 50 states, Canada, the Caribbean and the United Kingdom. Forbes Magazine named Tyler as one of “America’s 200 Best Small Companies” for three consecutive years.
For more information contact:
Phone: 888-569-77 11 ext 2225
General Manager, Schoolmaster SIS
Tyler Technologies, Inc.
Phone: 800-733-0922 ext. 103