Explore the History of Gabbart Communications
Gabbart started out as a network management company serving schools and corporations in Southeastern Oklahoma.
A major turning point took place in the fall of 2006 when Mark McPherson, Superintendent of Atoka Public Schools,
called a meeting with Teddy Gabbart to enlist and entrust him with building their first district website. Mr. McPherson’s
only requirement was that it be easy enough to use so his teachers could add content and maintain the website without
having any technical skills or ability to do so. By meeting this one requirement, Gabbart Communications path changed forever.
NOVEMBER | 2003
Company Founded: Network Management for Schools & Corporations
APRIL | 2007
First website launched!
NOVEMBER | 2007
Second website launched!
MARCH | 2008
16 additional districts choose Gabbart websites
MAY | 2008
First website Sales/Trainer hired
FEBRUARY | 2011
100th school district chooses Gabbart website
JANUARY | 2013
200th school district chooses Gabbart website
JUNE | 2014
300th school district chooses Gabbart website
JULY | 2014
E-notes Pro: Text & Email Mass Notifications Launched
FEBRUARY | 2015
E-Notes Voice: Voice & robo calling, SMS Text, and E-Mail to custom lists
JULY | 2016
Custom integrated Mobile Apps released
DECEMBER | 2017
Teddy Gabbart President & Owner announces plan to expand nationwide
FEBRUARY | 2018
Launch of WISDOM Learning Management System and it is selected over Blackboard and Canvas by United ISD (A+ Rated Texas ISD – 44,000 Students)
NOVEMBER | 2018
Gabbart bolsters its support team adding Client Success Agents to assist Territory Managers in implementation, training & support
DECEMBER | 2018
Campus Life App! It’s like having a marketing team in your pocket.
JUNE | 2019
E-Notes major upgrade: 6,000 Text and 3,000 Calls per minute!
JULY | 2019
Harmony CMS (Gabbart’s flagship product) user interface was completely rebuilt & fully responsive. Manage your website from any device, anytime, anywhere.
AUGUST | 2019
Cashless Campus! Schools get a PCI compliant online store built directly into websites. Products use districts cost accounting codes, insuring all reporting is accurate per account.
SEPTEMBER | 2019
Branding & Marketing partnership with David Voss from Voss & Associates which includes: Crisis Readiness & Communications Audits.
Today, Gabbart now proudly serves over 600 school districts across the United States
while maintaining an industry leading, over 96% customer retention rate since it’s inception.
Even to this day, Atoka Public Schools remains a loyal customer.