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Video Observations: Reducing Bias, Building Credibility, and Making Better Teachers

St. Columba is a PreK-8 school with about 250 students. They have one section per grade level, 15 teachers, three aides and a very limited, but dedicated support staff. The principal at St. Columba must serve in all capacities —…
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Marketing Your Summer Camp Program (And Your School!)

If you live in certain colder parts of the United States, it may be painful to start thinking about anything related to warmth and sunshine, but many families begin their summer camp search months before school is out. It’s important…
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Communication and Advancement

School Website Design Trends for 2019

Is your school website meeting your needs? Are you feeling overwhelmed trying to keep up with the ever-changing trends that impact the effectiveness of your website? In this post, we’ll break down new and upcoming trends and how they pertain…
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Re-Enrollment Tips from a Seasoned K-12 Marketing Professional

It’s re-enrollment season, and Courtney Haindel, FACTS’ client relationship manager for the western half of the United States, is the expert you want this time of year. She’s a former director of enrollment and marketing at several large schools and…
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Leadership Corner: DeeAnn Wenger, President of FACTS

In the first of our new Leadership Corner series, we’re sitting down with DeeAnn Wenger, president of FACTS. Leadership Corner will feature FACTS leaders monthly and we’ll be asking them about the work they do, what they’re passionate about, and…
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Helping FACTS Families with Tax Preparation

Tax season is upon us, and your school’s parents will start to gather all the information they need to properly file their 2018 returns. Part of the information parents are looking for may include payments they’ve made to your school….
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School Operations

How Enrollment Management is Shifting in the Modern Admissions Office

For many years, the gold standard in school admissions offices was to have a well-defined and universal tier of admissions professionals. Most schools, no matter whether they were independent, faith-based, or otherwise affiliated, followed this same model. The director of…
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How to Multiply Your End-of-Year Giving Effectiveness

For most nonprofits, the holidays are when they receive the majority of their income. Do you need a quick plan to mobilize your donors? Tip 1 Create one clear, attainable goal that would have an immediate impact on your school…
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Communication and Advancement

FACTS Elevate: The Premier Event for FACTS Users

FACTS Elevate, formerly known as the RenWeb Power Conference, will be held July 8-11, 2019 in Chicago, IL. This is the 10th anniversary of the users’ conference, and if you’ve never attended before, here are just a few of the…
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At Your Service: A Conversation with FACTS Account Management

FACTS is known for best-in-class customer service. Our high standards for accountability, trust, and communication with our partners starts with the FACTS account management team. I sat down with two FACTS account management leaders to learn more about how the…
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Communication and Advancement

Family Engagement Ideas for the Holidays

The holidays are time for family, friends, games and learning! At FACTS Education Solutions, we provide family engagement activity ideas to inspire learning during holiday and summer breaks to help students graduate from Title I programs. Here are a couple…
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5 Giving Tuesday Tips for the Busy Professional

Does it feel like #GivingTuesday snuck up on you this year? No worries, we’ll help you look like you’ve been carefully planning for months. If you’re new to nonprofit fundraising, #GivingTuesday is a recent development in the last couple of…
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