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Digital Signage Reaches the Final Frontier to Improve Communication with Parents and Students at Delta Elementary School

HAGERSTOWN, Md., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Elementary School in Delta Junction, Alaska is using in-school digital signage from Signera as a means of staying connected.  Delta Elementary is the first school in outside the contiguous United States to deploy Signera Digital Signage.

"Communication is a big focus in education... Having Signera Digital Signage in the main lobby helps us to communicate with a large amount of people in an entertaining way."

- Rick Vandenboom, principal of Delta Elementary School

Delta Elementary School began using digital signage because "We wanted a way that we could connect with students and parents in our main lobby.  Before school, during lunch, and after school our lobby is filled with students, staff, and parents. We have some bulletin boards, but most of those get the 'once over' and are not looked at again.  With digital signage we are able to have calendar events, pictures/movies of students, relevant twitter/RSS feeds, with current weather conditions," said Principal Vandenboom.

Principal Vandenboom adds, "Communication is a big focus in education. We are constantly trying to find ways to communicate with our students and with parents.  We also wanted a system where teachers could upload pictures or messages from the convenience of their classroom or home computer.  The information displayed is almost self-sufficient and hands off for front office staff.   Having digital signage in the main lobby helps us to communicate with a large amount of people in an entertaining way."

"Delta Elementary chose Signera as its partner in communication for their school. Their use of our product to showcase the work and efforts of their students and to help communicate with parents is a perfect fit with our objectives."

- Michael Sparks, Signera Digital Signage

About Delta Elementary School

Delta Elementary School, in Delta Junction, Alaska, is a public school serving 260 students from PreK through 3rd grade. Located 100 miles southeast of Fairbanks, Delta Junction sits on the Delta and Tanana Rivers at the junction of Richardson Highway and the end of the Alaskan Highway.

Delta Elementary School has been selected by the United States Department of Education as a Blue Ribbon School. Delta Elementary was one of three schools nominated from Alaska. Delta Elementary is also a National Title 1 Distinguished School.

For more information on Delta Elementary School, visit www.edline.net/pages/Delta_Elementary_School

About Signera

Signera is a leading provider in digital signage solutions. Signera offers solutions for single signs and massive network deployments by integrating a flexible web-based system with customizable content modules. The intuitive user interface, professionally designed templates and market-specific content modules are the key features that set Signera apart from the competition. With a unique solution to scheduling, controlling and formatting content, Signera provides a flexible web-based system that is easy to deploy and use.

Signera specializes in digital signage, electronic message boards, information boards, digital bulletin boards, reader boards, and menu boards for public schools, school boards, boards of education, private schools, military schools, trade schools, private colleges, and public universities.

Signera also serves the following markets: Government (GSA Schedule 70), Hospitality, Healthcare, Senior Living, Community, Public, Private Clubs and Corporate.

For more information on Signera Digital Signage, visit www.signera.net

Contact: Michael Sparks, Signera, via phone: 301-714-0110 ext.102, email: [email protected]

or web: www.signera.net/education

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