The Florida Technology Council (FTC) is the only association in Florida focused exclusively on the needs and priorities of the Sunshine State and it's expansive technology sector.
At the Florida Technology Council, we deliver clear and unbiased industry education exclusively on behalf of this vital sector, allowing government and business leaders to make well informed decisions without the noise of associations crowded by multiple issues and industries.
Much has changed for the technological ecosystem of Florida over the past year.
HB 1137 and SB1448 have the potential to drive up costs for the state while bringing projects to a halt. This approach has failed repeatedly in other states, as it has in Florida. Learn more about the Florida Technology Council's mission, involvements, and our current review on these bills in the most recent episode of Florida Tech Talk & Review.
This document is a U.S. Government interagency tactical guidance document aimed to inform Chief Information Officers and Chief Information Security Officers at critical infrastructure entities, including small, medium and large organizations. This document provides an aggregate Federal government and private industry best practices and mitigation strategies focused on the prevention and response to ransomware incidents.
RANSOMWARE PREVENTION AND RESPONSE
Who is PowerSchool?
PowerSchool is the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America. Its mission is to power the education ecosystem with unified technology that helps educators and students realize their full potential, in their way. PowerSchool, widely recognized as the most comprehensive suite of mission-critical K-12 education solutions, connects students, teachers, administrators, and parents, with the shared goal of improving student learning outcomes. From the front office to the classroom to the home, it helps schools and districts efficiently manage instruction, learning, grading, attendance, assessment, analytics, state reporting, special education, student registration, talent, finance, and human resources. PowerSchool supports over 45 million students and 12,000+ districts, schools, and other education institutions in over 90 countries.
PowerSchool boasts over twenty years of innovation, starting as the first web-based student information system, through industry changing user interface and mobile apps, to our Student Information Systems and Unified Classroom platform. We have a history of leading the education technology industry, and are pleased to be delivering industry-first unified solutions that break down technology barriers for schools and districts giving educators a complete set of tools to unlock student potential.
Our team of 2,900+ talented professionals proudly support PowerSchool products, services, and our community. Our dynamic team is made up of dedicated and passionate product managers, software engineers and architects, directors, technical support, service professionals, recruiters, finance gurus, solution sales specialists, and marketing masters.
Why is PowerSchool part of the Florida Technology Council?
PowerSchool is working with states across the US to create state-level standards for student information systems. We are proud supporters and a pledge signatory of Standards First. As part of a community committed to making open standards the first and primary choice for education technology integrations, we are advocates for standards-based integrations. We believe that achieving and promoting official product certification to open standards enables a better EdTech ecosystem and community.