MCHENRY, Ill., Sept. 16, 2021 — Follett School Solutions and Nash Consulting, LLC, today announced a partnership to integrate the Follett Aspen Student Information System with Nash Consulting's MyFlexLearning, a flexible scheduling platform. Together, the two systems give schools the benefit of the robust Aspen master scheduler and the ability to provide flexible and personalized daily offerings for students via MyFlexLearning.
Officials from both companies explained that many schools are finding they need to schedule individual student periods on a just-in-time basis – more granularly, frequently and flexible than typical class schedules. Aspen provides powerful master scheduling capabilities for schools to deliver core subjects, while MyFlexLearning enhances this with ad-hoc enrichment and intervention opportunities controlled by the teachers and students.
The seamless integration between Aspen and MyFlexLearning ensures that relevant data is shared securely and daily between the two systems. MyFlexLearning will have current Aspen data so that flex time operations run smoothly. The integration also leverages Aspen's data configuration capabilities to allow school users and parents to view students' flex time schedules without leaving the Aspen platform.
About Follett Aspen SIS
Follett Aspen Student Information System (SIS) is a centralized platform for hosting and managing student data, and currently serves more than three million students throughout 298 school districts in the U.S. and Canada. Aspen SIS safely and securely stores data like class schedules, school events, student performance, athletic eligibility, individual health records, and much more. Aspen thus eliminates the need for multiple databases and streamlines the process of reporting student data, creating instructional plans, and applying state-specific guidelines. The SIS is a cost-effective, convenient, and powerful resource for staff, students, and parents.
MyFlexLearning is a web-based platform along with mobile apps that allows schools to create and manage flexible scheduling for interventions, enrichment, social-emotional learning or other multi-purpose groupings to fit individual student's needs.
About Follett School Solutions
Follett School Solutions (FSS) is the largest provider of educational materials and technology solutions to grades K-12 libraries, classrooms, learning centers, and school districts in the United States, and a major supplier to educational institutions worldwide. FSS distributes books, reference materials, digital resources, ebooks, and audiovisual materials, as well as pre-owned textbooks. FSS also is one of the leading providers of integrated educational technology for the management of physical and digital assets, the tracking, storing and analyzing of academic data, and digital learning environment tools for the classroom focusing on student achievement.
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