Accela Legislative Management News Brief

Houston Independent School District (HISD) Selects Accela Legislative Management on the Civic Platform

Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions for government, announced today that Houston Independent School District (HISD) has chosen Accela Agenda and Minutes Legislative Management solution on the Accela Civic Platform. HISD, the seventh-largest school district in the U.S., will use Agenda and Minutes to save both time and money by eliminating manual processes in creating agenda packets and capturing and sharing minutes and meeting materials.

“School districts often take a direct hit when budgets get squeezed and resources shrink,” said Daryl Blowes, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Legislative Management, Accela. “With Accela Agenda and Minutes, Houston ISD can radically modernize how it prepares for and manages meetings. By reducing their reliance on paper processes, evolving how they share and post meeting content, and moving meeting management online, the district will save significant time and money. We are thrilled they selected Accela as their partner in efficiency.”

About Houston ISD
Houston Independent School District (HISD), established in the 1920s after the Texas Legislature voted to separate school and municipal governments, has 283 schools and approximately 215,000 students. It is the largest school district in Texas, and the seventh-largest in the US.

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