K12 Alerts announced that its K12 Alerts Electronic Emergency Card and notifications system has been chosen by the readers of District Administration magazine as a Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products of 2011.

The K12 Alerts Electronic Student Emergency Card portal replaces school paper emergency cards with an online system and empowers Parents within a few mouse clicks to update and provide emergency contacts, caregiver, doctor, allergies, dismissal permissions and more on any Internet enabled smartphone, tablet or computer.

Inclusion in District Administration Magazine’s ‘Top 100 Products of the Year’ is a great acknowledgement.“- T. Gregory Bender, President & CEO

We are always striving to produce the most innovative, reliable and cost-effective communications ecosystem for the sharing and management of emergency information on any Internet enabled device by school administrators. K12 Alerts has always been about building great products that increase operational efficiencies at schools with ease of use in mind when communicating with large groups,” he added.

The prestigious acknowledgement is given annually to K12 education products that have supported education innovation. The winners were selected by the editors of District Administration magazine from hundreds of nominations submitted by readers, including school superintendents and district-level directors in districts across the United States.

The winning products were determined by the quantity of nominations received per product, as well as an evaluation of product quality based upon readers’ nominations and explanations.

Due to the proliferation of handheld devices and the use of Social Media like Facebook and Twitter, everyone now demands information instantly and succinctly that is accurate and up-to-date. The recent events at Virginia Tech underscores the importance of having up-to-date information on students in the event of a crisis.

K12 AlertsZ award winning Electronic Emergency Card system ensures that school officials always have up-to-date information for access and instant parent communications.