Educational Service Agencies Team with Certica Solutions to Certify District Data

Certica Solutions today announced that Lower Hudson Regional Information Center and Suffolk Regional Information Center/Eastern Suffolk BOCES, two of the twelve Regional Information Centers (RICs) that provide technology services to New York State school districts, have partnered with Certica Solutions to help their member districts improve the accuracy and completeness of data reported to the New York State Education Department (NYSED). The partnership has focused on a hosted service offering based on Certica’s K-12 data certification software, called Certify™, which enables school districts to review and address data issues well before state data submission deadlines.

Portland Public Schools Partners with Certica Solutions to Improve Data Quality

Certica Solutions today announced that Portland Public Schools (PPS), the largest district in Oregon with 46,000 students, has chosen Certica’s K-12 data certification software to implement a new data quality improvement process to support student achievement, ensuring the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the data the district is required to submit to the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) several times each year.

Berkeley Unified School District Chooses Certica Solutions to Ease State Reporting

Certica Solutions today announced that Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) has chosen Certica’s K-12 data certification software to help ease the costs, complexity and stress associated with validating and reconciling school, student and teacher data required by the California Department of Education (CDE) for submission several times each school year.

Certica Solutions Introduces CertifySIS to Aid Migration of Student Data

Certica Solutions today announced the introduction of CertifySIS™, a web-based data certification service designed for school districts that are migrating school and student data from existing student information systems to new systems. CertifySIS is a hosted service based on Certica Solutions’ Certify™ K-12 data quality certification software. The first edition of CertifySIS focuses specifically on the needs of school districts that are migrating data from Pearson’s SASI system to new student systems.

Certica Solutions Appoints Martin Brutosky to Board of Directors

Certica Solutions, a provider of compliance and accountability software solutions for the K-12 education market, today announced that it has named Martin Brutosky to its Board of Directors. Certica’s software enables K-12 school districts to certify the school and student data that serves as the basis for district funding and is used to measure districts’ level of compliance with education policies.

Everett Public Schools Chooses Certica to Ensure the Quality of District Data

Certica Solutions today announced that Everett Public Schools, a district of 18,500 students in Everett, Washington, has selected Certica’s Certify™ software to help the district improve and monitor its school and student data. The software ensures that critical instructional decisions are based upon the most accurate and complete assessment data available and that district communications programs are targeted, with messages and information reaching intended audiences.

Texas K-12 Districts Choose Certica to Ease Compliance with Education Mandates

Certica Solutions today announced that it has broadened its presence in Texas, spurred by school districts’ increasing need to comply with education accountability mandates at the state and federal levels. Certica’s Certify™ software helps K-12 districts attain necessary funding and avoid potential penalties and audits, by ensuring the accuracy of data and identifying potential problems that could get flagged at the state level. Certify’s ability to alert districts to compliance issues on a daily basis gives the districts a chance to rectify data problems, provide necessary student interventions and modify administrative processes.

Certica’s Certify Software Named as a Finalist for the 2008 MITX Technology Awards

Certica Solutions today announced that it has been named as a finalist for the 5 th Annual MITX Technology Awards. The MITX What’s Next Forum & Technology Awards recognize innovative technologies developed in the New England area, as well as the individuals and organizations responsible for driving these advancements. The Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) is the country’s leading association bringing together digital marketing, media and technology professionals to engage in what’s next for the web and how it impacts the marketing and business worlds.

Brook Venture Partners Leads $3.3 Million Investment in Certica Solutions

Certica Solutions, Inc., a Wakefield, Massachusetts-based provider of information management software solutions to the K-12 education market, today announced that it has closed a $3.3 million investment led by Brook Venture Partners . The funding will be used to expand Certica’s presence within the 16,000 public school districts nationwide, through an acceleration of sales, marketing and customer service activities, as well as new product development.