Cayen Systems, Leader in After School Data Management Acquired by TransACT Communications to Enhance Service Offerings for Educational Institutions


Seattle, WA – TransACT Communications, LLC (“TransACT”), a leading K-12 compliance and school operations software provider, has acquired Cayen Systems, Inc. (“Cayen Systems”) to expand its K-12 compliance solutions offering and address the needs of after school programs, nonprofit organizations, and charter schools.

Cayen Systems is a mission-driven organization with a 20 year track record of helping educational institutions reduce program management costs through easy-to-use data collection tools and powerful reports for funding source compliance and program evaluation including 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21CCLC), McKinney-Vento, GEAR UP and other programs.

Working together, TransACT and Cayen Systems are proud to offer 15+ State Departments of Education and over 8,000 school districts and community programs increased levels of service, technical capabilities, and data security in the spirit of supporting schools, parents, and students.

Joining teams with TransACT allows us to augment my vision when we opened our doors 20 years ago: to support organizations in serving more people efficiently and effectively through the power of technology. We are thrilled for the opportunities that this partnership has already provided for existing customers, and are looking forward to our enhanced offerings helping more organizations and communities.”
- Joe Cayen, Founder and Senior Advisor, Cayen Systems

We are excited to welcome Joe and the Cayen Systems team to the TransACT family and to continue working to provide educators at all levels of the education system with cost-effective software that supports compliance and operational efficiency.  In our work together, customers can expect to see expanded software capabilities, enhanced domain expertise and training offerings, and a continued commitment to exceptional service and customization.”
- Alex Jarzebowicz, C.E.O., TransACT Communications, LLC

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Alyssa Thornley

About The Author

Alyssa Thornley has spent her career working to support schools and communities in providing opportunity to all students. In positions as a teacher, professional development coordinator, and as a volunteer, she has focused on the community’s role in education, and in designing efficient programs that work for diverse needs. Alyssa leads TransACT’s customer engagement and market strategy efforts, and works to ensure innovative programs, guidance, and thought leadership from across the country’s districts are being shared and spread.