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Leadership Development

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

Using Title IIA Funds for FACTS Elevate Conference

The question A frequent question to our team is, “Can Title IIA funds pay for attending the FACTS Elevate conference?” FACTS Elevate is our annual user conference for clients. With registration opening September 16 for Elevate 2020, there is no…
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Administration Professional Development
Elevate Leadership Development School Operations

A Legacy in Sales

Every day at work is different when you’re Jim Owens, managing director of K-12 sales. Whether it’s budgeting, forecasting, people planning, sales strategy, or growing association partnerships, each day brings a level of unpredictability. That suits Jim just fine. He’s…
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Professional Development
Leadership Development

Top Security for All Schools

Mike Walters is the chief information officer at Nelnet Business Solutions — FACTS’ parent company. His 27 years of experience include various roles in IT and processing for life insurance companies. Throughout his career, he’s had one goal: keeping data…
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Administration Professional Development
Leadership Development Security and Compliance

Sneak Peek of FACTS Elevate

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the FACTS Elevate conference (formerly the RenWeb Power Conference). At the conference, schools have been able to meet with FACTS experts, learn about industry best practices, and — perhaps most importantly — connect…
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Professional Development
Elevate Leadership Development

Growing Leaders

Mark Schilmoeller loves seeing things flourish. He comes from a big family of six kids and has seven children with his lovely wife. When he isn’t managing one of the largest departments at FACTS, you can find him cultivating his…
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Professional Development Website Design
Leadership Development

We hire teachers!

Are you a part-time or retiring teacher interested in staying connected to keep making a difference in children’s lives? FACTS Education Solutions hires hundreds of high-quality teachers, tutors, and coaches across the country to be an additional resource to help…
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FACTS Ed Professional Development
Leadership Development School Operations

Standing Out in Tech

Danielle Egr is our Chief Technology Officer and responsible for product strategy and IT development for FACTS. She talks about her role in a fast-moving industry and advice for those considering technology as a career. Tell us about joining the FACTS…
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Professional Development Website Design
Leadership Development

How to Receive Free Money for Your School

According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), there are 23,115 private, faith-based schools educating 4.9 million students. The average private school enrollment is 142 students and more than two million private K-12 students qualify for free or reduced lunches….
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FACTS Ed
Leadership Development

Why Principal Prefers Video Observations

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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FACTS Ed Professional Development
Classroom Experience Leadership Development School Operations

Supporting Educators is at the Heart of FACTS Education Solutions

Although it’s never been simple, educating children in today’s society is full of complexities, never imagined by our parents or teachers. Where once there was an analog classroom, we have transitioned into the digitized learning setting, supported by high-definition instructional resources. Educators…
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FACTS Ed
Leadership Development

Teaching Kids to Code

Learning to code at an early age has immediate positive effects both in the short- and long-term. There is a still a skill shortage in the computer science industry. Students who start coding when they’re young have a greater chance…
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Classroom Experience Leadership Development