Absence is a major cost for any school, both financially and operationally.  Parallel’s automated absence management system and reporting is a valuable tool that can be used to easily report and track absences.  It can also provide a way to help reduce and monitor absences. Our mobile apps and web portals can be accessed 24/7.

Parallel also has a live dispatch center working diligently to maximize coverage potential.  Our dispatching center operates under extended business hours – 4:00 AM – 10:00 PM CST Monday through Thursday, 4:00 AM – 5:00 PM CST on Friday and 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM CST on Sunday. We are closed for business on Saturdays. 

To speak to our live dispatchers you may call (888) 987-7753 or email SubDispatch@parallel-ed.com. Parallel welcomes voicemails and emails during non-business hours and will promptly contact you when business resumes.



How to Reduce Absences with Parallel

Parallel Education Division Reduce Absences with Tracking


Tracking absences is a vital component in reducing absences. 

Parallel Education Division Analyze Absence Records


Analyzing absence records will be a useful tool in helping to customize budgets appropriately along with allowing schools to monitor absence trends.  With Parallel’s tracking capabilities, absence reports can also assist in initiatives for decisions such as increasing or reducing allotted absences, or placing protocols on certain absence procedures.  Access to absence data is in real-time.