Skooli, a personalized, student-centric learning platform that helps students learn complicated concepts and get better grades by connecting them with professional teachers in a digital classroom, has announced a new collaboration with PowerSchool, the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America. The partnership will provide district administrators that use PowerSchool Schoology Learning, part of the Personalized Learning Cloud, access to Skooli’s comprehensive academic online tutoring programs powered by over 1.2 million professional teachers.
As a part of this initiative, Students can engage in personalized 1:1 online sessions with educators who are carefully vetted with a Level 2 criminal record check or the international equivalent, including screening interviews per the guidelines from the International Task Force for Child Protection. All tutors hold teaching licenses, are experienced teachers and hold higher-ed degrees with specialized qualifications and certifications in various subjects and languages.
Commenting on the association, Chief Product Officer of PowerSchool, Marcy Daniel, said:
We are thrilled to collaborate with Skooli to offer their online tutoring programs to PowerSchool’s expansive network of K-12 schools. Through this collaboration, administrators can quickly provide students and teachers with access to support without ever leaving the Schoology Learning platform.
Skooli aims to empower students to thrive while providing targeted assistance tailored to their unique requirements. The platform offers a comprehensive online tutoring solution to combat learning loss by improving student outcomes and providing equitable access to professional teachers. With 24/7 drop-in support and high-dosage tutoring programs, the firm ensures students receive the help they need when they need it most. It is part of the Keeson Group, a Pluribus Technologies (TSXV: PLRB) portfolio company.
To showcase the impact of this alliance, Skooli was a proud sponsor at the highly anticipated PowerSchool EDGE conference on July 9-12, 2023, in Orlando, FL. As a gold event sponsor, the platform shared insights during their speaking engagement, showcasing how this partnership will support student learning recovery.
Rene Frey, Chief Executive Officer of Skooli, expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration, emphasizing the critical role of exceptional educators in driving student success, saying:
We recognize the profound influence a great teacher can have on student outcomes. As the only online tutoring company attached to a teacher licensure and recruitment platform, Skooli is dedicated to providing equitable access to high-quality education for students worldwide.
The PowerSchool EDGE conference brought together education leaders, administrators, and technology decision-makers, providing an unparalleled platform for thought-provoking discussions and exploring cutting-edge EdTech solutions. Skooli’s active involvement in this event underscores its unwavering commitment to advancing the field of education and contributing to the ongoing evolution of the EdTech landscape.
Richard Adair, CEO of Pluribus, commented:
I am excited about the strategic channel partnership between PowerSchool and Skooli. This collaboration combines PowerSchool’s powerful education technology platform and Skooli’s exceptional online tutoring services. We aim to enhance education by leveraging technology and personalized learning by combining our strengths. This partnership will give students greater access to high-quality education and support teachers in effective instruction. Together, we strive to positively impact learning outcomes and foster equitable opportunities for academic success.
Skooli is a PowerSchool Independent Software Vendor (ISV) and a PowerSchool Learning Application Partner – independently integrating with Schoology learning using LTI Advantage.
As the leading provider of cloud-based K-12 software, PowerSchool’s mission is to power the education ecosystem with unified technology that helps educators and students realize their full potential in their way. The platform connects students, teachers, administrators, and parents, with the shared goal of improving student outcomes. From the office to the classroom to the home, it helps schools and districts efficiently manage state reporting and related compliance, special education, finance, human resources, talent, registration, attendance, funding, learning, instruction, grading, assessments and analytics in one unified platform.
The company supports over 50 million students globally and over 15,000 customers, including over 90 of the top 100 districts by student enrollment in the United States, and sells solutions in more than 90 countries. PowerSchool has recently joined the K-12 Education Technology Secure by Design Pledge, a voluntary pledge for K-12 education technology software manufacturers developed by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the US Department of Education.