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SlateXP participates in The Birmingham Venture Club's Spark Match pitch competition

SlateXP has been selected to be one of 8 participants by The Birmingham Venture Club as a part of the tournament-style Spark Match pitch competition this year. The competition is intended to open new doors to Birmingham entrepreneurs in an environment that is often hard for small businesses and start-ups to break into. "We are honored and excited to have been selected by The Birmingham Venture Club to participate in this contest. We are passionate about our goal of improving school climate and the positive impact it has on student performance. An opportunity to spread that message to leaders in the Birmingham community helps to raise awareness about the problems our students face in dealing with bullying and other negative impacts that result from the increased reliance on technology in schools. It is great to be able to talk about how SlateXP is a part of that solution." For more information read here (Link: http://www.otmj.com/birmingham-venture-club/)



Baldwin County Public Schools Deploys Securus to protect over 40,000 students

December 1, 2013

Baldwin County Board of Education’s (BCBE) one-to-one computer initiative now includes SlateXP’s Securus solution. The solution is a part of BCBE’s Digital Renaissance program and is used to detect when potential vulnerabilities or unsafe computer use occurs. Securus is helping BCBE promote the safe use of computers and to satisfy the updated Children’s Internet Protection Act to over 30,000 Mac Computers.



Mobile County Public Schools Deploys Securus to protect its 60,000 students

March 30, 2012

The Mobile County Public School System signed on to use SlateXP’s Securus solution to monitor the computer usage of its school population. One of the Top 100 school districts in America, MCPSS becomes SlateXP’s largest client.



SlateXP presented at ISTE 2013 in San Antonio

June 25, 2013

SlateXP, joined by Mobile County Public School System and school regulation and compliance expert Tom Mickes of Mickes, Goldman and O’Toole presented a Learning Station Session on Digital Citizenry: Fostering a Safer Learning Environment. The presentation focused on how faculty, staff, and students can counteract cyberbullying, abusive email, and online predators in today's schools. SlateXP President, Lee Ross, David Akridge from MCPSS and Mr. Mickes for answered questions about keeping schools safe and maintaining compliance with CIPA Regulations. Contact SlateXP for more information about how to keep your school safe.



SlateXP continues its support of UMPSCare Charities All-Star Scholarship

June, 2011

UMPS CARE Charities partnered with The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption (DTFA) and Slate XP to offer the UMPS CARE Charities All-Star Scholarship. SlateXP, in conjunction with a local group of Birmingham area educators, is the review committee for the All-Star Scholarship. The All-Star Scholarship is for children adopted from foster care, in order to help provide a college education to students who otherwise might not be able to afford one. This year we were able to offer scholarships to two qualified students.  For more information, please visit www.umpscare.com to learn how you can get involved.



Canton (MS) Public Schools becomes the first school district in the US to use Securus to increase the safety of students and staff.

April, 2011

The Canton, MS Public School District signed on with SlateXP to be the first school district in the US to protect its students and staff from online predators, bullying and self-harm. Securus monitors the use of computers, flagging inappropriate language and images giving district leaders visibility into how school provided technology is being utilized.  Securus helps Canton be in compliance with FCC regulations requiring monitoring of school computers as a requirement for maintaining eligibility for e-rate funding.



SlateXP announces distribution parternship with Securus Software, LTD


February 09, 2011

SlateXP, Inc is proud to announce a new partnership with Securus Software, Inc. SlateXP is a United States distributor of an advanced computer monitoring and anti-cyberbullying software called Securus.

SlateXP is able to offer the software to districts and schools that want to increase access to the web for students and faculty, while maintaining accountability for how technology is used. Whether through the hosted Cloud solution or on your school network, Securus gives administrators the ability to know how school technology is being used, on and offline and intervene before a crisis escalates.

Securus e-safety software also adds an important component to the SlateXP platform. With blocking and filtering software, students are often limited in their ability to leverage the power of Web 2.0 tools. With Securus, the SlateXP LMS is open to the Internet, but has sophisticated technology that captures inappropriate behavior and alerts school leaders of such activity in nearly real-time.

Contact us today for a no obligation, free two week trial. We will help you answer the question "How do you know what you don't know?"

Click here to download more information

Kevin Hendrix, V.P. Sales and Marketing
(205) 259-2689
khendrix@slatexp.com

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NNDS, SlateXP raise over $75,000 to help children in partnership with UMPS CARE Charities

February 15, 2010

The National Network of Digital Schools (NNDS) and SlateXP, in partnership with UMPS CARE Charities, are proud to announce that the 5th Annual UMPS CARE Charities Golf Classic has raised over $75,000 for children in need.

SlateXP is proud to support the ongoing work of UMPS CARE Charities, the official charity of Major League Baseball umpires. The funds raised at the Golf Classic ensure that umpires will be able to host more than 12 events at children's hospitals and over 100 games at MLB parks across the country in the coming season.

"SlateXP is a valued partner of UMPS CARE Charities, and we couldn't do this without their support," said Jim Reynolds, a Major League umpire for the past ten seasons and a member of the Board of Directors of UMPS CARE Charities. "Especially in this down economy, the generosity of supporters like SlateXP are much needed and appreciated."

Relying solely on donated funds from organizations like NNDS and SlateXP to operate, UMPS CARE Charities helps children coping with cancer and other serious illness, as well as children from single parent households or those awaiting adoption, by providing them with a unique way to participate in the world of Major League baseball. In addition to the Annual Golf Classic, the organization works tirelessly year round to raise money through other events and generous supporters, efforts which are an integral part to sustaining and creating additional opportunities for children.

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