Alameda, CA, June 15, 2020 – The Global Grid for Learning (GG4L) and Actionaly jointly announced their strategic partnership to integrate the GG4L Single Sign-On (SSO) platform with Actionaly’s native mobile app, bringing together Actionaly’s family engagement platform and GG4L’s School Passport™ platform for K-12 schools.
Actionaly has always made its mission to empower educators to engage all families, enabling digital parent teacher conference signups, volunteering, field trip digital signatures, online payments, donations, registrations and much more.
In a COVID-impacted world, family engagement is even more critical to student success. Parents are being asked to play a more active role to support their children during remote learning.
“Thanks to our partnership with GG4L, Actionaly has tackled one barrier to parent engagement: access,” said Gauthier Philippart, Founder and CEO of Actionaly. “Integrating GG4L School Passport with Actionaly ensures that parents can log in through a single sign-on platform and have access to all the products that the school district subscribes to via mobile access.”
“We were able to work with the Actionaly team, and leverage their technology, to make sure that all parents, students and teachers were able to access all their services within the GG4L catalog via a mobile app,” said Robert Iskander, CEO and founder of GG4L. “Additionally, districts now benefit from Actionaly’s essential family engagement services.”
Actionaly now offers additional support for blended learning environments. If schools shift to a model where students learn in the classroom only a few days a week, teachers can still reach out to their students from afar. Teachers can send messages to students, and parents, directly from their phone or computer, covering needs such as inviting students to online office hours, scheduling online events or reaching parents via chat and sending announcements.
As districts evolve their practices to align with their ‘new normal,’ technology will have to support that evolution. That is where Actionaly’s strength lies. Regardless of the need, Actionaly facilitates engagement through ‘Actionable Messaging’ combined with an ability to reach all family members.