Automated Communication Systems
CoSer: 602.520, 602.025, 602.523
Paula Pisano, Supervisor
Fax: (516) 832-2826
The Nassau BOCES Automated Communication Systems (ACS) enables school districts to send urgent messages to multiple devices within their entire community or groups of the community to communicate important information. The web-based service requires no additional hardware or software, is extremely easy-to-use, and is completely self-administered by school district administrators and their constituents. ACS enables the instant delivery of messages to mobile phones (SMS), email, web pages, RSS, and other communications services.
Use the product links below for more information on our comprehensive support packages and pricing information.
Blackboard Connect combines phones and the internet to quickly and reliably reach parents and staff with personalized messages. The Blackboard Connect parent notification service lets you schedule, send and track thousands of personalized voice and email messages in just minutes. Blackboard Connect messages help to improve attendance, decrease truancy, increase parental involvement and participation. The Blackboard Connect service also supports your ability to reach your entire school community immediately in the event of an emergency, being able to deliver in excess of 2 million calls per hour.
ParentLink by Parlant Technologies is a school-to-home messaging system that meets the unique communication needs of school districts. This product provides easy-to-use two-way communication so that administrators can get information into the hands of those who need it and gather the feedback that is essential to their success. ParentLink was one of the first to consolidate messages for families with children in multiple schools into a single call, dramatically improving the reception of the call. It also provides inbound access to grades and attendance, allows access to missed calls and other system information through the Internet, and provides full support for enhanced attendance escalation policies. ParentLink also has a parental contact log and the first web-administered solution to be centralized.
This communication system has SIF certification standards.
SchoolMessenger is used by the nation’s leading school systems to connect with parents, students, staff, and the broader community through voice, SMS text, email and social media. The service is proven to positively impact academic achievement, increase parent involvement, reduce absenteeism and dropouts, and save staff time. It comes with rock-solid infrastructure and always-available 24x7x365 live customer service and support
Tammy Leyland, Senior Stenographer
Fax: (516) 832-2826