US provider’s innovative solutions to aid region’s education technology boom amid sector-wide digital transformation
Dubai, UAE: PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, has outlined plans to accelerate its international expansion by opening a Middle East & Africa (MEA) office in Dubai.
PowerSchool’s first office in the Middle East will serve the education technology (ed-tech) provider’s extensive network of existing MEA region customers, including Al Ittihad National Private Schools, Liwa Education, Aldar Education, ESOL and the American School Abu Dhabi, lead customer efforts in target territories, and support the company’s expanding customer relationships in surrounding markets. 
The regional headquarters will also provide a focal point to help broaden PowerSchool’s channel partnerships across dozens of strategic countries across the MEA footprint.
Amid the increased adoption of advanced ed-tech solutions in the UAE and wider region, PowerSchool’s innovative solutions empower educators, students and parents to fulfill their potential utilizing cutting-edge technologies. With over 25 years’ experience in the ed-tech domain, PowerSchool solutions provide real-time insight and visibility to both educators and parents, and enable seamless communication and collaboration proven to boost productivity, reduce operational costs, and ultimately improve student outcomes.
“As our global customer base grows, it’s critical we build the capacity to help power our customers’ digital transformation needs,” said Hardeep Gulati, CEO of PowerSchool. “With strong demand for primary and secondary education technology solutions across the MEA region, we are in a unique position to provide best-in-class solutions tailored for in-market education leaders who see the value in investing in technology that enables and empowers their delivery of high-quality education for generations to come.”
With over 15,000 customers across over 90 countries worldwide, PowerSchool solutions cover the full cycle of school operations, from managing schools’ administrative operations such as recruitment, human resource management and finance, to student operations including enrollment, communication, data and insights analysis.
With over 3,000 employees globally, members of PowerSchool’s senior leadership including teams in Sales and Marketing, and Solutions Engineering will be based out of PowerSchool’s UAE office to meet current and future customer demand in the region.