2. Certification Types

Types of Certifications

There are three types of Clever integrations, each with a certification process:

  1. Clever Library
  2. District Single Sign-On (SSO)
  3. Rostering (Secure Sync)

If you are unsure which integration type you need to build, please use the Integration Picker to help inform your decision.


Clever Library

Library integrations are teacher-initiated. Teachers add your application through the Clever Library and can provision accounts on-demand for themselves and their students.

Data received:

  • Teacher name
  • Teacher email
  • Student first name and last initial
  • Section (class) information

To learn more, see the Library Certification Guide.

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Working with Teachers

Learn how applications connect with teachers:


District SSO

District SSO integrations are managed by district administrators. Your application can be added through the Request Application page of the district dashboard. This integration facilitates SSO for any Clever user scoped by a district administrator.

Data received:

  • User first name
  • User last name
  • Email address

To learn more, see the District SSO Certification Guide.


Rostering (Secure Sync)

Secure Sync integrations are also managed by district administrators. Your application can be added through the Request Application page of the district dashboard. This integration allows you to pull district, school, user, and enrollment data via the Clever API, provided the district shares the data.

Data received:

  • User personal and demographic data
  • Rostering data

To learn more, see the Secure Sync Certification Guide.

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Available Fields

For a detailed list of available fields in each integration type, see the Clever API Schema.

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Multiple Certifications

You can be certified for more than one integration type:

  • For Library and District SSO integration built simultaneously, submit for certification once.
  • For Library and Secure Sync integration built simultaneously, submit for certification separately.
  • For District SSO and Secure Sync integration built simultaneously, submit for certification once.
  • For any combination of integration types built separately, submit for each certification separately.

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Working with Districts

Learn how applications connect with districts: