Case Studies

Education and Learning

School Management Solution

Client & the Business Case:
Client specializes in technology solutions for school districts, and federal agencies. They work with the clients to leverage their technology investments, reduce risks, strengthen their financial management, increase accountability, and improve decision-making. Online School Management Systems (OSMS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Acelo Solutions. Chimera came on board to help build the school management system modules.

Solution:
Online School Payments
Online School Payments allows schools to post activities such as yearbooks, field trips and uniforms online so that parents can easily pay using a credit card or an eCheck.


Online Teacher Receipting
The Online Teacher Receipting (OTR) system is a fully integrated online school activity receipting system, allowing teachers and other staff to process cash, check, and credit card payments from parents and students using a web browser from any location.

Online School Care
Online School Care system is a fully integrated web application for before and after school child care management. It allows school districts to manage extended day, summer, and student enrichment programs throughout the district at multiple sites with central program oversight from enrollment to billing.

Online School Activity Funds
Online School Activity Funds is a fully featured school activity accounting package. It is installed centrally and delivered over the web eliminating individual installations at each school, saving your district time and money.

Online School Registration
Online School Registration lets a district's adult education and technical center students register and pay for courses online using a credit card or eCheck.

Benefits:
The Portal automates the Attendance of Child, Staff, Food Program, Licensing of the Centers and Providers. Separate Kiosks for Staff and Child are available for logging the check-in and check-out times. New modules for Payroll by tracking the Staff Attendance Staff/Child ratio are being introduced.

Technologies:
DotNetNuke 7.0, Visual Studio 2010, SQL Server 2008

Client Testimonials

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Tom Clarke, Head of Connectivity Management Solutions,

Orange Business Service

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Joanie Olivier, Executive Partner,

Iconitel Consulting Services Inc.

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John Toman, Partner,

Acelo Solutions Inc.