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Online Christian Consortium Raises the Bar in Online Learning by Partnering with BocaVox Software Solutions
Westlake Village, CA, December 6, 2016 (Newswire.com) – Oaks Christian Online (OCO), one of the finest college preparatory online schools in the nation and the founding school of the Online Christian Consortium (OCC), has adopted Maestro SIS, by BocaVox as their Student Information System (SIS) and Canvas, by Instructure as their Learning Management System.
BocaVox CEO Sue Diseker comments, “We are thrilled to be partners with top-tier consortiums like the OCC, as they reflect our commitment to excellence and ongoing innovation, and help us achieve our goal of developing technology that raises the bar for education.”
Students from partner schools belonging to the OCC can now take courses through the online program in addition to attending their on-campus classes. The OCC manages both part-time and full-time online students through the Maestro database. The hierarchical architecture of Maestro SIS enables the Online Christian Consortium to offer customized services for different schools, programs and student types – all within a single, user-friendly application. This flexibility will enable OCC to extend partnership opportunities internationally.
“By using innovative online learning technology like Maestro SIS and Canvas, we are able to provide our Partner Schools with the platform to support an engaging and fully accredited college preparatory program,” states Dr. Christy Cleugh, VP of Operations and Curriculum Development at OCO.
The BocaVox and Canvas teams worked together to implement an enhanced integration called a Trust Relationship for schools that have their own Canvas LMS but wish to utilize the OCC courses through Maestro and Canvas.
About Oaks Christian Online
OCO is the founding school of the Online Christian Consortium, a leadership organization of schools committed to theologically engaged, college-preparatory, accredited, online programs. The organization’s vision is that its courses provide an education that uplifts, transforms and inspires students around the world. For more information on The Online Christian Consortium, please visit: http://onlinechristianconsortium.org.
Founded in 2003, BocaVox developed Maestro SIS, an integrated Student Information System that manages online and blended learning schools and colleges. Maestro SIS is a comprehensive, high performance administrative software that is customizable to meet unique business procedures for K12 and higher education institutions, with features to support individualized learning. For more information, visit https://bocavox.com.
The BocaVox dev team has been at it again, and we’re ready to shower our users with yet another round of new updates and features. Our biggest and best ever release will be available this spring. Our focus for Release 3.8 is support for Individualized Learning, which we’ll continue to build out in future releases.
This release is by far our largest investment ever in Maestro SIS, with the most outstanding work we have done to date – providing our valued users with an abundance of powerful new capabilities, including the ability to bulk upload tens of thousands of records in fewer than five minutes. Additionally, we made major changes to the Maestro SIS infrastructure to enable us to respond to many requests mid-release.
A few of the new and improved features include a new front enrollment wizard; individualized plan of study; individual forms for use as Individualized Learning Plans; proctor site management; teacher conference scheduler; and associating multiple coaches per student – and the list goes on…
We are pleased to announce the newest Maestro release 3.7.0, which includes several enhancements and features, including intelligent dashboards, workflow and ledger enhancements. Please let us know what you think of Maestro’s facelift.
The new features were derived from employing new technology resulting from our team’s continual drive to innovate, and namely from listening to you, our valued partners! Our goals are to help you perform your job more efficiently, and to enable you to use technology to increase student achievement.
The BocaVox team continues our ongoing efforts to fine tune Maestro SIS- to keep performance scalable. You should notice the difference when navigating 3.7
Weston, FL – July, 2014 BocaVox’s skilled software engineers have pulled out all the stops to include 27 new features and over 100 behind-the-scenes tweaks to make Maestro SIS the most comprehensive, best performing student management system ever. Some highlights include New Enrollment Detail Control, Report Card and Transcript Manager, Shopping Cart feature built into the Ledger, Increased user control in message composition, Organizational Branding, Fillable Forms, and much more. To make this release complete, students and parents can access Maestro SIS on-the-go with Maestro Mobile.
In parallel with the new release, BocaVox dedicated a team to the creation of a State Reporting Engine for multiple states. CEO Sue Diseker commented, “State Reporting was the final component we needed in order to fully serve K12 school districts. Maestro SIS now supports both the traditional classroom model as well as online/blended learning components in a single, centralized Student Information System. Maestro SIS performs the job of multiple separate platforms in a single application. We get our best ideas from listening to the needs of our partner institutions.”
In addition to supporting K12, Maestro acts as middleware between the legacy SIS and the LMS for 19+ colleges and universities.
BocaVox LLC empowers institutions, educators, and students throughout the full student life-cycle, from leads and online enrollment to alumni, by eliminating redundancy and automating administrative tasks. Founded in 2003, BocaVox set the industry standard for customized, web-based student management systems with Maestro SIS. The key to BocaVox’s success is product excellence and immediate customer support.
MAESTRO SIS is a cloud-hosted, SaaS solution for the efficient management of Online and Blended Learning Institutions. Its dynamic capabilities include user-created fields and forms and robust graphical reports on any field in the database. Other features include lead tracking; online admissions; course enrollment; simultaneous interfaces to multiple LMSs; academic pacing; gradebook; both online and physical classroom attendance log with attendance scanner; multiple communication tools including SMS text messaging, announcements board, and internal and external email; classroom scheduling; and bulk updates, to name a few.
For more information visit http://www.bocavox.com.
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Weston, FL – March, 2013 – BocaVox, LLC, developers of MAESTRO SIS, announces release 3.4 of their cloud hosted Student Information System, Maestro SIS, a SaaS solution.
BocaVox is known for its practice of reinvesting in new development to fuel ongoing new features and updates to keep Maestro SIS evolving with the dynamically changing education industry.
“We seek to give our clients the most game-changing technology and are excited to share a plethora of new enhancements and upgrades based on the industry’s best practices,” said Sue Diseker, CEO of BocaVox. “Clients are raving about both the quality and the quantity of new enhancements we have packed into each release, and especially this release 3.4.”
In addition to supporting full student life cycle management, a major enhancement is the newAccounting Package which provides clients with a robust accounting system. “We have introduced the concept of hierarchical accounting which is a powerful and unique way of tracking and consolidating revenues specific to multi-tiered organization environments such as state or district education providers, or consortiums of colleges and universities,” said Dr. Jose Sabat, CTO.
The Infrastructure has been expanded to support unique applications for different schools, programs, and student types, as well as adding new roles and multiple bulk reporting capabilities. Other updates in the past year include: Dynamic Field Creation, Dynamic Forms, SMS Text Messaging, Grouping, beautiful Graphical Ad Hoc Reporting of any field in the database, and two-way communications to name a few.
BocaVox, LLC was founded in 2003, setting the industry standard for customized, web-based student management systems. MAESTRO SIS was the first commercially available student information system for online education, and BocaVox was the originator of communications and pacing modules, now in use by many. Maestro SIS supports thousands of K12 and Higher Education institutions in online, blended, and brick and mortar models. BocaVox is a high-tech company that upholds traditional values when it comes to customer service, and goes the extra mileto support client needs in a timely manner. The key to BocaVox’s success is product excellence and customer satisfaction.
For more information visit http://www.BocaVox.com.
Contact Dean Stephens BocaVox, LLC (954) 453-9705 DStephens@BocaVox.com
Weston, FL – August 15, 2012 – BocaVox, LLC, a leading developer of web-based student information systems, has deployed a new release, MAESTRO SIS 3.3, which boasts an extensive array of innovative new features and updates based on the latest generation of needs in education technology. The theme of this release is Dynamic Self-Service, empowering clients to take more control of their student management software.
New features include SMS text messaging, user created html forms, modification of email templates, and dynamic creation of fields for power users. Clients have been given more options to automate their programs. (Contact BocaVox for a complete list of new functionalities in the Maestro 3.3 release notes.) Maestro SIS, a cloud-hosted, customizable SaaS (Software as a Service) supports two-way communications, auditing and ad hoc reporting of any field in the database, academic pacing, and Single Sign On to multiple, simultaneous LMS interfaces. All features are designed for single entry of data with a focus on ease of use. Maestro SIS’s infrastructure supports exponential growth, with high performance.
As an experienced educator and administrator, BocaVox’s CEO, Sue Diseker, initially identified the importance of academic pacing, and frequent communications with communication tracking as a must for distance learning. “Maestro SIS’s enhanced communication capabilities have proven valuable for all educational types, whether delivered in class, online, or in a blended setting. Ongoing communication – from lead to diploma/degree – and reminders to stay on pace, is essential to student retention and engagement. When administrators, staff, parents, and students are provided with intuitive communication and collaboration tools, the fundamental goal of the institution, ensuring student success, is realized.”
MAESTRO SIS, the first commercially available student information system for online education, also offers a full features set for supporting classroom and blended learning. BocaVox set the industry standard for customized, web-based ERP student information and management systems, and is the originator of numerous features now in use by many. BocaVox constantly strives towards innovation and its success is proven every day by its customers’ increased efficiency and continuously renewed contracts.
For more information visit http://www.BocaVox.com
Contact Dean Stephens BocaVox, LLC (954) 453-9705 DStephens@BocaVox.com
Weston, FL – October 24, 2011 – BocaVox, LLC, a leading developer of student management information systems, is showcasing its newest release of MAESTROSIS during the iNACOL 2011 conference at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis, IN on November 9-11 at exhibitor booth #29. In anticipation of exponential growth in online learning and blended learning (online content delivered to a classroom setting or a mixture of remote and classroom settings), BocaVox has updated and enhanced its Maestro student information system from the ground up.
What goes on behind the scenes in software is often overlooked, yet it’s far more important than what is seen on the surface. Besides retooling Maestro’s infrastructure for high performance at peak enrollment demand, Maestro’s interface has been given an entirely new look and feel with personalized display settings and other user-defined features.
A cloud-hosted, customizable SaaS (Software as a Service), Maestro has added functionality to support blended learning and 2-way communication. “Maestro has enabled Sevenstar to hone our admission and administrative processes for maximum efficiency, enabling us to increase our enrollments exponentially.” says Dr. Mark Beadle, Director of Sevenstar Academy. “After a successful initial three-year contract, we recently renewed for another three. We have watched their growth parallel our own, yet they continue to give us the same high level of personalized service as always.”
Sue Sabat, CEO of BocaVox, LLC and a former educator, envisioned the future of education as we know it today. “As a 3rd generation educator, I constantly seek new ways to lighten the load of teachers, so they can do what they set out to do… spend time interacting with students. For the past eight years we have been developing and enhancing our administrative software to help institutions, parents and students collaborate effectively.”
BocaVox, LLC was founded in 2003, setting the industry standard for customized, web-based student management information systems. MAESTROSIS was the first commercially available student information system for online education and BocaVox was the originator of communications and pacing modules now in use by many. BocaVox’s success is proven every day by its customers’ increased efficiency and continuously renewed contracts.
For more information on BocaVox, LLC and MAESTROSIS, visit http://www.BocaVox.com
Contact Dean Stephens BocaVox, LLC (954) 453-9705 DStephens@BocaVox.com