Skyward and ParentSquare Join Forces to Increase Communication between Schools and Families!

Jul 26, 23

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Skyward and ParentSquare Join Forces to Increase Communication between Schools and Families!

We’re thrilled to announce an exciting new collaboration between our partner Skyward, provider of Qmlativ and SMS 2.0 (the school administration software all our districts use), and our WSIPC Purchasing Program partner ParentSquare, a leader in effective K-12 school communications.

This partnership will create a seamless integration between the two platforms, providing additional options for our districts to enable and increase school-to-home communication for improved student success.

ParentSquare offers automatic two-way translation in 100+ languages, text, email, app, or voice messaging options, contact verification and correction tools, and more, making it easy for families to work with their students’ school.

Comprehensive documentation, as well as inclusion in SkyBuild, Skyward’s tool used to share and export data, serve as a guide for users on how to generate the necessary data files between platforms. Additionally, ParentSquare collaborates with Skyward to provide reliable and dedicated support for their shared customers. The result is a smooth and efficient user experience for schools, students, and parents.

“We are thrilled to announce our exciting partnership with Skyward,” said Anupama Vaid, founder and president of ParentSquare. “Combining the power of ParentSquare’s unified communication platform with Skyward’s comprehensive student information systems will empower schools with a high-quality experience that enhances collaboration, engagement, and student success.”

“We are committed to building strong connections and eliminating barriers,” said Dana Anderson, WSIPC Executive Director & CEO. “Making it easier for families and their schools to connect is one example of how we engage in this important work. Through our partnership with Skyward and ParentSquare, WSIPC is helping to strengthen family engagement, and now Skyward’s new partnership with ParentSquare makes this even easier for everyone involved.”

This partnership will benefit both SMS 2.0 and Qmlativ Skyward customers. Skyward and ParentSquare fully integrate, and an API will be coming this fall for all for Qmlativ customers.

Get Contract Pricing for ParentSquare!
ParentSquare is an awarded vendor of the WSIPC 22-03 Notification System Solutions contract, through the WSIPC Purchasing Program. This contract was awarded through an official RFP process in compliance with Washington State Procurement RCWs. Districts can use this contract to purchase ParentSquare’s communication software at contract pricing.

Connect with ParentSquare!
For more information about ParentSquare, visit the ParentSquare page on the WSIPC website, or contact Valerie Wilson at 315.415.1466 or, and reference WSIPC 22-03 for contract pricing.

Connect with ParentSquare at WASWUG!
ParentSquare is a valued sponsor and supporter of our WASWUG conferences which bring Skyward users together for an engaging and dynamic learning and networking experience. Attend our next WASWUG conference (March 10-12, 2024 in Bellevue, WA) and connect with ParentSquare!

WSIPC’s Purchasing Program

WSIPC’s Purchasing Program connects K-12 public and private schools and public agencies to a network of technology partners, leveraging the power of the WSIPC Cooperative to provide competitively bid goods and services at a reasonable cost. Each vendor who becomes a part of WSIPC’s Purchasing Program has been awarded a bid contract through an official RFP process in compliance with Washington State Procurement RCWs.

ParentSquare is an awarded vendor of WSIPC RFP 22-03 Notification System Solutions.

WSIPC is a non-profit public agency that provides technology solutions (including Qmlativ), services, and support to K-12 schools. WSIPC’s purpose is to help schools do more with every dollar and to empower them with the tools to work smarter. To learn how your district can become a part of the WSIPC Cooperative, contact us at or 425.349.6600.

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