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SuccessEd Partners with Texas State Billing Services

Working Together for our Customers SuccessEd, the innovative software provider for educators, is proud to announce an integration partnership with Texas State Billing Services (TSBS) to facilitate data sharing. “We are very excited to add Texas State Billing to the growing list of partners with whom we work to improve the special education ecosystem," says Jim Bridges, SuccessEd CEO. “Our mutual customers will appreciate the benefits that come from this data integration between our systems. TSBS has been a great partner to work with during the development of this integration and we look forward to seeing many of our customer take advantage of it,” added Bridges. “Our customers already have enough on their plates without having to worry about data entry,” says Shannon Naber, SuccessEd Product Manager for this integration. She added, “By automatically moving student demographic data from SE Manager into the TSBS system, our customers can avoid the lost time associated with re-entering data and reduce the likelihood of costly errors as well. This is an important first step in what we hope will be a line of even deeper integrations with TSBS in the future.” About SuccessEd Founded in 1994, SuccessEd is an innovative educational software provider that puts time-saving data management tools in the hands of educators. SuccessEd helps educators track compliance and services provided to students in special education, Section 504, Dyslexia, RtI, Medicaid, and ELL. SuccessEd combines the latest in technology with expert knowledge and experience. Use of our programs results in actionable data that enables continuous review of the effectiveness of implemented strategies and compliance with federal regulations. Our solutions give teachers and staff more time with students, thereby creating opportunities for every student to be successful. About [...]

By | April 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off on SuccessEd Partners with Texas State Billing Services

SuccessEd Partners with Easy Sped and Easy Sped Tracker

(March 15, 2017 – Frisco, Texas) ​SuccessEd, the innovative software provider for educators, is proud to announce an integration partnership with Easy Sped, LLC, the makers of the data collection and reporting solution, Easy Sped Tracker. “SuccessEd is committed to working with our software partners to deliver the best, most productive user experience possible.  Together, we can better help teachers help kids," says Jim Bridges, SuccessEd CEO.  “That is why we are so excited to announce this new partnership with Easy Sped, LLC and their wonderful Easy Sped Tracker solution.  Like our SuccessEd applications, Easy Sped Tracker is all about increasing compliance while saving teachers time with data reporting.  Our two organizations already share many common customers and this data integration will allow us to serve them even better,” added Bridges. Kara Stone, Special Education Teacher and creator of Easy Sped Tracker said, “Our tagline is ‘Simple. Smart Reporting.’, which is exactly what SuccessEd is and does for their clients. Users of Easy Sped Tracker will automatically be provided the required services agreed to in the IEP meeting. This will alleviate the need to re-key the required student information and maintain accuracy.” Stone added, “I am excited to partner with SuccessEd. A joint focus on customer relations and efficiency makes this a natural partnership.” Anita Barsalou, Director of Product Management for SuccessEd remarks, "At SuccessEd, we are proud of the job we do in helping teachers develop the plans and services that will best satisfy the needs of their individual students. Once those plans are in place, those services must be delivered and the associated time invested must be tracked. That is what Easy Sped Tracker does so well. Now, through this important data integration, [...]

By | April 13th, 2017|News|Comments Off on SuccessEd Partners with Easy Sped and Easy Sped Tracker

SuccessEd Partners with Hughes Technology’s HERO Smart Data

(March 2, 2017 – Frisco, Texas) SuccessEd, the innovative software provider for educators, is proud to announce a partnership with Hughes Technology, the makers of the academic and behavior analytics dashboard, HERO Smart Data.  SuccessEd is now the exclusive reseller of HERO Smart Data in the state of Texas. “SuccessEd is built upon the principle of helping educators help kids," says Jim Bridges, SuccessEd CEO.  “But sometimes identifying those kids that need help can be a challenge.  Although many school districts are swimming in data, they too often struggle to convert it into actionable information.  This is why we are so excited to partner with Hughes Technology and HERO Smart Data.  Using their data dashboard and early warning system, districts will be able to identify these students earlier and address their individual needs more quickly.  At the same time, districts will be able to see the broader trends developing across their campuses—potential trouble spots around discipline or disproportionality.  Like each of our SuccessEd solutions, HERO Smart Data really will help educators help kids,” added Bridges. “We didn’t set out to build a new software platform,” says Harvey Hughes, CEO of Hughes Technology.  “Instead, we were asked by a district to help them sort through their large volume of data in hopes of identifying kids needing intervention and support.  Our response to that request was to develop what has now become HERO Smart Data.  Clearly, we have been able to address an important issue in districts around the country as demand for this solution has been amazing.  We are thrilled to work with SuccessEd to help us address that demand in Texas.” Rolando Ocanas, VP of Sales for SuccessEd remarks, "SuccessEd is focused on providing the [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off on SuccessEd Partners with Hughes Technology’s HERO Smart Data

SuccessEd Partners with Pearson Education’s Review360 – Working Together for our Customers

(October 14, 2016 – Frisco, Texas) SuccessEd, the innovative software provider for educators, is proud to announce a partnership with Pearson Education, the makers of the comprehensive behavior management system, Review360. “The best partnerships are those driven by market demand and, for this reason, we are thrilled to be able to make this announcement to the shared customers of SuccessEd and Review360," says Jim Bridges, SuccessEd CEO.  “By allowing our two applications to seamlessly share data, our mutual customers will enjoy the tremendous benefits of increased efficiencies, time and cost savings, and reduced errors.  At SuccessEd, we are always looking for ways to improve the quality of life for our users and to offer more and more value to our customers in the process.  It has been a pleasure to see these same values exhibited by our friends at Review360.  In the end, it is the customer that wins,” added Bridges. “The key benefits to our customers are improved efficiencies and peace of mind,” says Shannon Naber, SuccessEd Product Manager for this integration.  She added, “Review 360 users are able to simply press a button and automatically import a student’s IEP goals from their SuccessEd application.  This not only saves them valuable time but it also allows staff to feel confident that they are using the student’s actual goals agreed upon in the ARD meeting.” “We are thrilled to add another important partner to our ecosystem of solution providers serving the kids, parents, and staff of this country,” says Bridges.  “No one vendor can do it all, and it is important for us to link arms with others, like Review 360, that are like-minded in their pursuit of delivering extraordinary customer service and exceptional value.  [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

SuccessEd Partners with YellowFolder

(May 17, 2016 – Frisco, Texas) SuccessEd, the innovative software provider for educators, is proud to announce a partnership with YellowFolder LLC, the only cloud-based paperless record management system designed exclusively for K-12 school districts. “This partnership with YellowFolder delivers important benefits for our mutual customers," says Jim Bridges, SuccessEd CEO.  “SuccessEd is always looking for opportunities to help our customers increase efficiencies and reduce potential errors in record transferral, which then provides significant time and cost savings.  We look forward to seeing our customers reap these many benefits,” added Bridges. “We are very excited about our partnership with SuccessEd because they share our Customer-First philosophy.  This partnership will help us improve efficiencies with our Special Education customers,” says Mike Nilsson, COO of YellowFolder.  “YellowFolder continues to lead the paperless records management movement in education and particularly within Special Education. For this reason, SuccessEd was the natural partner for us.  Their experience and their commitment to working with partners make them a perfect fit.  Not to mention that their headquarters are just down the road from us,” Nilsson added. The SuccessEd-YellowFolder partnership will allow districts to provide YellowFolder with the necessary data seamlessly and reduce the IT efforts necessary.  As a result, district personnel will be able to file, store and retrieve records for their Special Education students with unprecedented ease.   About SuccessEd Founded in 1994, SuccessEd is an innovative educational software provider that puts time-saving data management tools in the hands of educators. SuccessEd helps educators track compliance and services provided to students in special education, Section 504, Dyslexia, RtI, Medicaid, ELL, and behavior programs. SuccessEd combines the latest in technology with expert knowledge and experience. Use of our programs results in actionable [...]

By | May 31st, 2016|News|0 Comments

SuccessEd Partners with ESC Region 12 to Offer Section 504 Solution

(May 6, 2016 – Frisco, Texas) SuccessEd, the innovative software provider for educators, is proud to announce that Education Service Center (ESC) Region 12 has selected SE 504 as the software solution to best manage the Section 504 programs of their member districts and charter schools.  The agreement was announced on May 2, 2016. “SuccessEd is very excited to partner with ESC Region 12 on this important initiative," says Jim Bridges, SuccessEd CEO.  “Like the rest of the country, Region 12 LEAs are seeing a significant increase in the number of children requiring accommodation under Section 504.  As these numbers increase, so too do the compliance and reporting requirements.  It is exciting to see the service center take a proactive role in helping their member LEAs address these challenges.  A number of LEAs in Region 12 are already using our SE 504 product and we know that this new partnership will help even more to take advantage of the program,” added Bridges. SE 504 from SuccessEd is built upon the expertise of nationally-recognized Section 504 experts Dave Richards and Jose Martín of the Council of Educators for Students with Disabilities (CESD).  Their forms and the process they facilitate have been used nationally by thousands of districts over many years, including many in Region 12.  SuccessEd has an exclusive agreement to use these forms in an electronic version. “We could not be happier to see yet another service center partner with SuccessEd,” says Dave Richards.  “Demand for the SE 504 product is increasing dramatically across the country and it is wonderful to see ESC Region 12 step in and take a leadership role in facilitating the use of this critical solution for their member LEAs,” Richards [...]

By | May 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments

SuccessEd Partners with TestHound

Collaborating to Connect Customers (April 25, 2016 – Frisco, Texas) SuccessEd, the innovative software provider for educators, is proud to announce a partnership with Education Advanced, Inc. (EAI), the makers of the popular “TestHound” software system. “We are very pleased to be partnering with EAI," says Jim Bridges, SuccessEd CEO.  “Many of our customers are now using TestHound, and it just makes sense for our two companies to work together to better serve them.  Eli and his team have built a fabulous software solution that is helping more and more districts across Texas better coordinate their state testing. The accommodations information captured in our SuccessEd products, whether for special education, Section 504, or ELL students, is an important input to this process and we are excited about automating its inclusion for our mutual customers,” added Bridges. “We are thrilled about our partnership with SuccessEd and thrilled about the efficiencies this will provide to our mutual customers,” says Eli Crow, CEO of EAI. “TestHound has become a mission-critical tool for testing coordinators all across the state because of its proven ability to reduce testing irregularities, increase time savings, and reduce paperwork.  Integration with SuccessEd will even further enhance these benefits. The automated transfer of accommodations information will eliminate data entry errors and save valuable time by removing the need to re-key this data from SuccessEd,” Crow added.   About SuccessEd Founded in 1994, SuccessEd is an innovative educational software provider that puts time-saving data management tools in the hands of educators. SuccessEd helps educators track compliance and services provided to students in special education, Section 504, Dyslexia, RtI, Medicaid, ELL, and behavior programs. SuccessEd combines the latest in technology with expert knowledge and experience. Use of [...]

By | April 28th, 2016|News|0 Comments

SuccessEd Partners with Region 11 to Offer Section 504 Solution

Market Leading Software teams with ESC Region 11   (February 1, 2016 – Frisco, Texas) SuccessEd, the innovative software provider for educators, is proud to announce that Education Service Center Region 11 has selected SE 504 as the software solution to best manage the Section 504 programs of their member districts and charter schools.  The award was announced on January 20, 2016. “We could not be more excited about the opportunity to partner with Region 11," says Jim Bridges, SuccessEd CEO.  “Several districts in the region were already using our SE 504 product and we look forward to serving even more with the award of this RFP.  We continue to see Section 504 numbers swell around the country and many districts and charter schools are struggling to keep up with the growing compliance and reporting needs.  It is very encouraging to see the service center step in and take a proactive role to help their members address these needs.  And what better way to help than to deliver a software solution built around the universally respected work of Dave Richards and Jose Martín?” added Bridges. SE 504 from SuccessEd is built upon the expertise of nationally-recognized Section 504 experts David Richards and Jose Martín of the Council of Educators for Students with Disabilities (CESD).  Their forms and the process they facilitate have been used nationally by thousands of districts over many years.  SuccessEd has an exclusive agreement to use these forms in an electronic version.  “We are thrilled with our partnership with SuccessEd and thrilled to see the news of this new agreement with Region 11,” says Jose Martín.  “The growing numbers that we are seeing around the country indicate a heightened awareness of the [...]

By | February 2nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

John Seidlitz Joins the SuccessEd Board of Advisors

Market Leading Software teams with Nationally-known Thought Leader (November 19, 2015 – Frisco, Texas) SuccessEd, the innovative software provider for educators, is proud to announce that John Seidlitz has joined their Board of Advisors.  Mr. Seidlitz is the founder and CEO of Seidlitz Education, the company whose mission is to support school districts and teachers with increasing academic achievement for English Language Learners. “We could not be more pleased to have John join our Advisory Board," says Jim Bridges, SuccessEd CEO.  “Several months ago, we hired John and his team to review our ELL product, ELLA.  It did not take long to realize that our two organizations shared a like heart and vision for the children and teachers that we serve.  Bringing John onto our Advisory Board was a natural next step.  So much of our success as a company is due to the invaluable contributions of subject-matter experts like John and his team.  In this role, John will be applying his wealth of experience, skill, and knowledge to help guide the future development of ELLA.  Hundreds of educators are already using ELLA and we know that John’s insights and suggestions will help us serve them, and many others, even better," Bridges added. John Seidlitz expressed his excitement about the deeper relationship saying, "At Seidlitz Education, our mission is to help English Language Learners grow in academic literacy.  Whether through consulting, coaching, or training, we want to help educators help these students.  SuccessEd shares this same passion.  The more I learned about SuccessEd and their ELLA product, the more I became excited about its potential to help us both achieve these goals.  I am proud to be a part of this team and am excited [...]

By | November 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Come See SuccessEd at TCASE Interactive in Austin

Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education Conference – Summer 2015 (June 26, 2015 – Frisco, Texas) SuccessEd, the innovative software provider for educators, is excited to announce that they will be an exhibitor and conference sponsor at TCASE Interactive in Austin, Texas. The event will run from July 14th to the 16th at the JW Marriott. “We look forward to the summer TCASE conference each year," says Rolando Ocañas, SuccessEd Vice President of Sales. "TCASE Interactive represents a wonderful chance for us to visit with customers and friends, meet new people, and demonstrate the very latest in the SuccessEd product suite. Our booth will be busy the entire time and that is exactly the way we like it," Ocañas added. In addition to exhibiting in the booth, SuccessEd will be sponsoring two additional events during the conference. On the afternoon of Monday, July 13 (the day before TCASE Interactive begins), SuccessEd will be hosting their annual User Group Meeting. Also, on the evening of Wednesday, July 15, SuccessEd will be hosting a “happy hour” at Malverde on 2nd Street. Transportation to and from the Wednesday event will be provided via pedicab for those who would prefer to not make the short walk. About SuccessEd Founded in 1994, SuccessEd is an innovative educational software provider that puts time-saving data management tools in the hands of educators. SuccessEd helps educators track compliance and services provided to students in special education, Section 504, Dyslexia, RtI, Medicaid, and ELL. SuccessEd combines the latest in technology with expert knowledge and experience. Use of our programs results in actionable data that enables continuous review of the effectiveness of implemented strategies, accommodations, and methodologies, thereby creating opportunities for every student to [...]

By | July 6th, 2015|News|0 Comments