ClassLink and Area Cooperative Educational Services (ACES) Partner to Bring Single Sign-On Solution to Connecticut Schools
Clifton, NJ – February 28, 2018 – ClassLink, the leader in single sign-on, class rostering, and learning resource analytics, announced a strategic partnership with Area Cooperative Educational Services (ACES) of Connecticut. ACES, part of the Regional Educational Service Centers (RESC), is an education service agency dedicated to enhancing and transforming lives through education, innovation, and leadership. Through RESCs, districts and communities gain access to high quality, cost-effective collaborative programs, and initiatives such as ClassLink.
“Working with ClassLink is exciting!”, said ACES Director of Technology, Dr. Wanda Wagner. “The dashboard simplifies the process for students, teachers, and staff to access all their digital resources.” Wagner continued, “With just a single sign-on, users gain instant access to everything they need to succeed in the digital learning environment.”
ClassLink’s VP of Instructional Technology, Bob Chappell echoed this sentiment. “As partners, ClassLink and ACES will use single sign-on technology to remove the need to log in to each individual application; creating quicker access, and restoring lost instructional time to the classroom for thousands of students and teachers across the state of Connecticut.”
ClassLink offers the following features that will address the technology needs of the Connecticut schools:
- ClassLink OneClick® enables single sign-on access to over 6,000 programs including web, Windows, and Google applications, and instant access to files at school and in the cloud. ClassLink users receive a personalized dashboard showing all of their connected resources and applications in one single view.
- ClassLink Roster Server easily and securely delivers class rosters to any publisher using open technology standards.
- ClassLink Analytics gives decision makers the usage data they need to make a better-informed decision about the resources they use.
ACES is among a growing number of service agencies that are partnering with ClassLink to bring next-generation technologies to their schools. Intermediate units interested in working with ClassLink can contact the company via www.classlink.com/contact/.
ClassLink is a developer of cloud-based education software that connects K-12 teachers and students with each other, their classroom and their curriculum. The software provides over 6,000 single sign-on connectors and is the most inclusive single sign-on platform in education today. As recognized through many awards, ClassLink’s primary benefit is instant login to any web app through our OneClick technology. Students and teachers use of digital learning resources expand every day across many different devices. The number of usernames and passwords is costing valuable time and resources. ClassLink ensures students and teachers have instant access to the digital learning resources they need to improve learning outcomes.