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Sparkrock Announces Business Associate Membership with OASBO

by   Melissa Alvares on 07.18.17

Sparkrock is pleased to announce our Business Associate membership with the Ontario Association of School Board Officials (OASBO), whose over 1000 members represent all aspects of business operations in school boards across the province.

"OASBO and Sparkrock both share the mission to enable Ontario school boards to collaborate, share best practices and take advantage of new innovations to improve operations." stated Colin Dickinson, President of Sparkrock, "We are excited about our membership and how we can continue to work with K12 School Boards across Ontario enable them to serve their schools, teachers and students with less effort, stress and expense."

As part of its business associate membership with OASBO, Sparkrock will be featured on OASBO's website, and will participate in all of the association events.

"It’s rare to have such a strong solution provider that genuinely cares about its customers. It’s a long term partnership that we both very much benefit from." said Alecia Lantz, Superintendent of Business at Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board, Sparkrock customer and OASBO member.

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Sparkrock Announces Corporate Partnership with IARF

by   Melissa Alvares on 05.23.17

Sparkrock is pleased to announce a corporate partnership with the Illinois Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, who represent nearly 80 member agencies providing services and supports in more than 900 locations across the state of Illinois from Galena to Karnak, Chicago to Metro East St. Louis, and Quincy to Danville. 

IARF was formed in the early 1970's by a small group of frustrated rehabilitation professionals. The Association arose out of the need for providers of community disability and mental health services and supports to be better represented in legislative and state policy decisions.

"Technology has changed the way business happens – in 1999 the Association received its first online membership application. We recognize that technology is an important business tool. Our commitment to service keeps us focused on our members and their communities. ." stated Janet S. Stover, President and CEO of IARF. "That same commitment encourages us to take advantage of technology when it broadens our audience, enhances communication, or improves our ability to deliver a quality product."

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Sparkrock Announces new Integration to eBASE Software to better serve the K12 School Board industry

by   Melissa Alvares on 05.01.17

Sparkrock and DMS Technologies Inc. are excited to announce they will soon have out of the box integration between their solutions. 

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Sparkrock is being recognized as a Great Place to Work® for the 2nd year in a row!

by   Melissa Alvares on 04.28.17

 

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Sparkrock Announces Corporate Partnership with RCPA

by   Melissa Alvares on 04.24.17

Sparkrock is pleased to announce a corporate partnership with The Rehabilitation & Community Providers Association (RCPA), who represent Pennsylvania providers of health and human services committed to effective, efficient, and high quality care.

With more than 300 members serving well over 1 million Pennsylvanians annually, RCPA is among the largest and most diverse state health and human services trade associations in the United States.

RCPA provider members offer mental health, drug and alcohol, intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain injury, medical rehabilitation, physical disabilities, and aging services through all settings and levels of care for individuals of all ages.

"The RCPA works tirelessly to be the voice of the Human Services sector with legislators, state administrators and other officials to move forward industry issues." stated Colin Dickinson, President of Sparkrock. "Sparkrock also shares this industry commitment by creating software to help Human Services agencies serve more people with less effort, stress and expense. We are excited to work together with RCPA and all their member agencies."

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Say Hello to Sparkrock's New Customer Success Center

by   Meghan Holmes on 04.03.17

PDF user guides are so last year.  Well, at least that's what we think.  

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Sparkrock Announces Corporate Partnership with Provider's Council

by   Melissa Alvares on 03.09.17

Sparkrock is pleased to announce a Corporate Partnership with The Providers Council, a Massachusetts association of health and human service agencies. 

Human services refers to both state and private agencies and their employees who provide services for people who may need assistance or support, such as: people with developmental disabilities; people with physical disabilities; people with mental illness; children; elders/senior citizens; veterans; people who are homeless; people who are poor; people who are incarcerated or just released; people with certain health needs; and people who are abused. These groups of people are sometimes referred to as vulnerable populations.

The Providers Council represents hundreds of agencies across the field of health and human services that work with vulnerable populations

"The Providers' Council has come to be known as the official voice of the industry, and strives to best represent the needs and concerns of its members." stated Colin Dickinson, President of Sparkrock. "Sparkrock also shares this industry committment by creating software to help Human Services agencies serve more people with less effort, stress and expense. We are excited to work together with The Providers' Council and all their member agencies"

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3 New Dynamics NAV 2017 Features You'll Love

by   Andrew Cheung on 03.03.17

Microsoft is Sparkrock’s most valued partner because we build our products based on the Dynamics NAV foundation. As an important part of Microsoft’s business management offering for mid-sized organizations, NAV has more than 8 million users worldwide across 120,000 organizations and $11B in annual R&D budget.

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Sparkrock Announces Corporate Partnership with Benchmarks

by   Melissa Alvares on 03.02.17

Sparkrock is pleased to announce a Corporate Partnership with Benchmarks, an alliance of nationally accredited agencies committed to providing quality care, leadership, and accountability in services to children, adults, and families in North Carolina. 

"Benchmarks and Sparkrock share a common mission around helping people reach their full potential, contribute to their communities and live healthy lives." stated Colin Dickinson, President of Sparkrock. "Benchmarks achieves this through advocacy and education, and Sparkrock achieves this by creating software to help Human Services agencies serve more people with less effort, stress and expense. We are excited to work together with Benchmarks and all their member agencies"

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Take a Sneak Peak at Sparkrock's Exciting New Product Packaging!

by   Andrew Cheung on 02.15.17

Sparkrock is excited to announce that we have changed the way we package our products.

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Call for Proposals: Share your Industry Secrets and Best Practices at Alliance 2017

by   Cait Abernethy on 08.22.16

 

Here at Sparkrock, we have a passion and commitment to connect with our clients in a way that allows us to understand their specific needs and deliver solutions that provide tangible results. That’s why our annual Sparkrock Alliance conference is such a special time of year for us.

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