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SchoolCenter Selected as Finalist in 25th Annual CODiE Awards
Mar 09, 2010 (03:03 PM EST)


Innovative K-12 Web Solutions Provider Nominated For Best Web Services Solution

CARBONDALE, Ill., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- SchoolCenter, the leader in strategic K-12 web solutions, announced today that they are a finalist in the 2010 CODiE Awards, presented by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA).

SchoolCenter's SC Pro made the prestigious CODiE cut in the "Best Web Services Solution" category. The category awards the solution that best connects disparate applications and data across an enterprise or between enterprises using web services standards such as SOAP, XML and WDSL. This includes Web services enabling technologies, infrastructure, middleware and system integration tools.

SchoolCenter joined the ranks of industry notables such as Adobe, Cold Fusion 9, and Salesforce.com for the coveted "Best Web Services Solution" award. "We are exceptionally thrilled to be considered for this award with such well-respected organizations," said Mary McCaffrey, CEO of SchoolCenter. "SC Pro is intended for leaders in education following a best-practices approach and framework for implementing an online solution which truly meets a district's specific goals in integration, communication, engagement, and collaboration with their constituents."

SchoolCenter services go beyond traditional web-centric education solutions others provide. "We recognize today's leaders in education want to utilize Web 2.0 technologies for more than just static information, and we're here to fill that need. SC Pro applies intelligence from 14 years of education technology experience to bring to education leaders a framework which is structured to meet their specific goals," said McCaffrey.

"We were very pleased with the number of entries and the quality of companies that entered the CODiE Awards this year," said Ken Wasch, President of SIIA. "SchoolCenter and all finalists should feel proud of making it this far, and we wish them all the best of luck in the final round of voting," Wasch added.

The CODiE awards recognize companies that have achieved innovation in the categories of software, education technology and digital content. Now in its twenty-fifth year, the CODiE Awards program has raised the standard for excellence and serves as a prestigious representation of outstanding achievement and vision in the software and information industry.

Winners will be announced at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco on May 25, 2010.

For a list of 2010 finalists, visit http://www.siia.net/CODiES/2010/.

About SC PRO

SC Pro merges the SchoolCenter award-winning SC WebTools solution suite with a best-in-class framework to help districts and schools implement a strategic online presence that achieve their goals in integration, communication, engagement, and collaboration with their constituents. Professional resources are provided to take the client through discovery, analysis, design, implementation, and support.

About SchoolCenter

SchoolCenter, the leading strategic web solutions company in the education market, provides schools and districts with a proven approach to developing and implementing best-in-class web environments that build stronger communities, create a positive image, and enhance collaboration inside and outside the classroom. SchoolCenter offers customized design services, scalable and flexible technology solutions, comprehensive training, ongoing support and a long-term commitment to customer success. Dating back to 1996, with thousands of schools and approaching a million users, SchoolCenter is the only company with the expertise and technology to ensure identified goals are met in creating a best practices web environment.  For more information, please visit www.schoolcenter.com.


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