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Communication and Advancement

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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Financial Management Payment Forms Tuition Management
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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Administration Financial Management Grant & Aid Assessment Tuition Management
Communication and Advancement School Operations

Addressing the M Word

Gain insight on what the millennial generation needs before they’ll engage with your school’s needs. “How do you get millennial donors and alumni to actually participate? Not just give, but also participate?” It’s a fair question, and one I get…
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Enrollment & Communication Fundraising Giving Website Design
Communication and Advancement

Understanding the Importance of Digital Citizenship

Three tips for creating purposeful student-driven content Across the country, many school leaders are beginning to have conversations about the importance of raising a generation of informed digital citizens. These conversations are critical to not only helping students understand the…
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Professional Development
Classroom Experience Communication and Advancement Leadership Development

Utilizing ESSA Title II Funds With Video

Did you know you can use ESSA Title II Funds to bring teacher feedback video into the classroom? Administrators and teachers are constantly tasked with finding different ways to improve their schools and deliver a better experience for their students….
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Professional Development
Classroom Experience Communication and Advancement School Operations

Six Strategies to Modernize and Increase Alumni Giving

I often hear fundraising professionals say that they don’t need to promote online giving because their donors are mostly senior citizens. But research shows a different story. In a 2014 Dunham+Company study, 59 percent of donors 66 years old or…
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Fundraising Giving
Communication and Advancement

Five Tips for Keeping School Information Safe

Working within a school requires handling paperwork, electronic records, and a wide variety of data. The data owners and school administration expect that sensitive data, including confidential, personal, health, and financial information will be managed safely and securely. Here are…
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Professional Development
Communication and Advancement Security and Compliance

FACTS SIS Attendance

FACTS SIS Training Outlines Training outlines provide a helpful step-by step approach to features of the FACTS SIS system, like the Attendance Overview. Attendance Setup Attendance: it’s kind of a big deal.   Attendance in FACTS SIS    Did you…
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SIS
Classroom Experience Communication and Advancement School Operations

Have an Idea?

Let Your Voice Be Heard Do you have an idea that would improve your experience using FACTS products? We have a place for you to make suggestions and requests! Are you a FACTS Grant & Aid, Tuition Management, or Payment…
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Financial Management Grant & Aid Assessment Payment Forms SIS Tuition Management
Communication and Advancement

It’s Renewal Time!

Although it feels like we’ve just begun the 2019-2020 school year, it’s already time to gear up for renewing payment plan and financial aid assessment options for the next school year. The 2020-2021 renewal process is easy. The primary FACTS…
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Financial Management Grant & Aid Assessment Tuition Management
Communication and Advancement School Operations

How to Set Up Your Gradebook

Being the beginning of the school year, it’s time to prepare class gradebooks in the FACTS Student Information System (SIS). Some schools allow teachers to set up their own gradebooks, and some schools prefer to do so on a school-…
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Administration LMS SIS
Classroom Experience Communication and Advancement

10 Tips to Increase Your School’s Website Accessibility

Everyone should be able to use your school website – especially those with disabilities. Not only is it the right thing to do, your school could face lawsuits if your site is not accessible. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are…
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Enrollment & Communication Website Design
Communication and Advancement