CARBONDALE, Ill., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- SchoolCenter, the leader in strategic K-12 web solutions, announced today that it was named a Best Web Services Solution winner in the 2010 CODiE Awards, presented by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA).
SchoolCenter's SC Pro solution stood out in the prestigious CODiE Awards competition 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 beat out competing industry notables such as Adobe and Salesforce.com for the coveted "Best Web Services Solution" award. "We are thrilled to be recognized for this award with such well-respected organizations," said Mary McCaffrey, CEO of SchoolCenter. "SC Pro is based on a proprietary best-practices framework that guides education leaders to strategically leverage their websites to better engage, communicate, and collaborate with teachers, students and other constituents. We are overwhelmed by the positive response we have received for this unique solution."
SchoolCenter services go beyond traditional web-centric education solutions. "Today's educators recognize the need to utilize Web 2.0 technologies to support achievement through better engagement of students, teachers and parents, and we're here to fill that need. SC Pro applies intelligence from 14 years of educational technology experience to bring to education leaders a framework which is structured to meet their specific goals," said McCaffrey.
"Now in its 25th year, the CODiE Awards continue to recognize those companies providing the best new technology products and services across a broad array of industries," noted SIIA President Ken Wasch. "SIIA warmly congratulates all of the winners and nominees of the CODiE Awards, whose innovation is essential for continuing America's leadership in the global knowledge economy," Wasch continued.
The CODiE awards recognize companies that have achieved innovation in the categories of software, education technology and digital content. 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 recognized at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco on May 25, 2010.
For a complete list of the 2010 winners, visit http://www.siia.net/codies/2010/winners.asp.
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.
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.