Baltimore City Public Schools Chooses Global Connect System for Parent Notification

Apr 01, 2008, 01:00 ET from Global Connect

    MAYS LANDING, N.J., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- When school districts need
 to reach parents or staff members quickly and effectively, the proper
 notification system is essential. Baltimore City Public Schools recently
 joined the list of school districts who have found that Global Connect's
 Parent Notification System is the simplest, most effective, most economical
 way to communicate with parents and staff members. After months of testing,
 the school district, which educates approximately 82,000 students, is
 prepared to begin using the Global Connect system in May of this year.
     "With a school district as large as Baltimore City Public Schools, it's
 important to be able to call a large number of contacts, and to reach them
 virtually instantaneously," explained Craig Bird, CEO and Founder of Global
 Connect. "During the testing process, the school district discovered how
 easy it is to record and send a message to thousands of contacts within
 minutes using Global Connect. We're thrilled to count Baltimore City Public
 Schools among our satisfied education clients."
     Like many other school districts, Baltimore City Public Schools will
 use Global Connect's Parent Notification System for routine announcements,
 such as absence notifications and School Board meeting reminders, as well
 as emergency messages, such as weather closings, and if, necessary,
 warnings of extreme emergencies or crisis situations.
     The Global Connect Parent Notification System is a 100% web-based
 communication system that allows school districts to send a message to
 telephone numbers, email addresses, and cell phones. The system offers a
 number of features that render it particularly useful for school districts
 to use when communicating with parents and staff, such as polling,
 real-time reporting, and the ability to create custom call lists.
     Global Connect, the leading provider of web-based voice messaging,
 helps a variety of businesses throughout the United States and Canada
 deliver personalized voice messages quickly and cost-effectively. Founded
 in 2002, Global Connect is a privately held company with corporate offices
 in Mays Landing, New Jersey, and regional sales and service offices located
 throughout the United States.
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