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Prepare for NCEA’s Day of Giving

The Many Gifts, One Nation: A Day of Giving to Catholic Schools portal is now open for customization! Catholic schools and dioceses may opt-in to create a customized appeal page through January 17, 2020. Once you have customized your page,…
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Communication and Advancement

SIS for Lesson Plans? Yes!

One of the key components of a successful school year for any teacher is the ability to detail what information will be covered in class and assign homework for that class. FACTS Student Information System (SIS) delivers that critical information…
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Communication and Advancement School Operations

Superintendent: How Vosaic Helps

East Butler Public Schools in Brainerd, Nebraska started using Vosaic when their superintendent, Sam Stecher, was intrigued by the idea of using video to improve teaching and observation. He has served as superintendent for five years, but is also co-founder…
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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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Delinquency Report Leads to Help

At Holy Name Catholic School in Escanaba, Mich., Jodi Mutch, administrative assistant, loves FACTS’ delinquency report. Holy Name uses FACTS Tuition Management, Grant & Aid Assessment, Student Information System, and Incidental Billing, and though she has hundreds of reports at…
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Communication and Advancement School Operations

Build a K-12 Marketing Strategy That Works

What Is Customer Journey Mapping? In a true marketing sense, customer journey mapping involves visually “mapping” every interaction a customer has with an organization. The goal is to identify the most important touch points, analyze interactions, and identify ways to…
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Communication and Advancement

Types of Social Engineering Attacks

This post expands on November’s article about security incident terminology. This month, we’ll be addressing the various forms of social engineering attacks. Most social engineering attacks will be familiar and relatable to experiences you’ve had or training you have received…
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Security and Compliance

Know Your Payment Security Terms

Information technology and security have plenty of acronyms and new terminology – which can leave people who do not work in the field feeling a little out of touch. To help, here’s a few industry terms that you may find…
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Security and Compliance

Present at FACTS Elevate 2020 in Orlando

As a current FACTS client, you’re invited to speak at FACTS Elevate 2020 at Walt Disney World in Orlando. If you’re an expert in your field or a confident FACTS product user, we’d love for you to share your knowledge…
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Incidental Billing and Payment Forms

Incidental Billing If your institution has charges that should be paid via FACTS but should not be included in a tuition payment plan, Incidental Billing is a great way to assess those charges. This billing product is ideal for occasional,…
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Communication and Advancement School Operations

There at Every Step

“FACTS works, so we can work on other things.” When Jodi Mutch moved to rural Michigan years ago, she and her husband enrolled their children in the only private school within driving distance – Holy Name Catholic School. At the…
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Communication and Advancement School Operations

How Teacher-Collected Videos Topped the Effectiveness of In-Classroom Observation

The Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard found in their “Best Foot Forward” study that using video instead of in-classroom observation improved several dimensions of the classroom observation process by: Increasing teachers’ perception of fairness. Reducing defensiveness in post-observation…
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