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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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Professional Development
Security and Compliance

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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FACTS Ed Professional Development
Classroom Experience School Operations

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

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

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

Removing Pending Agreements

Occasionally plans change and you’ll need to remove an agreement from your pending list or remove families from your roster in the FACTS Tuition Management system. Here’s your guide on how to do it! Deleting pending agreements has two purposes:…
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Administration Admissions Professional Development Tuition Management
School Operations

10 Steps: LinkedIn for Your School

Most principals and teachers know that social media — especially LinkedIn — is a powerful tool to connect with their community organizations, sister institutions, parents, and alumni. They even have a LinkedIn account for their school. But how to start…
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Professional Development
Communication and Advancement

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

Life Hack: When the Enrollment/Marketing Team is Just You

While some schools may have an entire team focused on enrollment or marketing, many institutions lack the resources to staff a multi-personnel enrollment, marketing, or admissions office. So, if your team consists of one person (maybe that person is you!),…
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Admissions Enrollment & Communication Fundraising Professional Development
Communication and Advancement School Operations

5 Tips to Rock Recruitment Emails

You have an emailing platform and you’re ready to start sending mass emails to help grow your student enrollment — but not sure how to write the message? Start with these five tips to help get you on your way….
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Enrollment & Communication Professional Development
Communication and Advancement