Tuesday, November 12 and Wednesday, November 13.

Complete the form below to reserve your spot, then reserve your hotel room here.

User Group Agenda:

Monday, November 11

  • 5 p.m. Reception at Hotel Bar (Optional)

Tuesday, November 12

  • 8:00 a.m. Breakfast and Intro
  • 8:30 a.m. Grant & Aid Training: Setup & Reviewing Applications
    Our goal with the FACTS trainings this morning is to make sure you are taking advantage of all the system can offer! The first half will concentrate on application and setup options, parent experience, and tools for you or your schools to work with applications during the submission and review process.
  • 9:45 a.m. Break
  • 10:00 a.m. Grant & Aid Training: Grant Management
    This session will focus on the awarding and reporting tools in Grant Management along with ways to verify enrollment and other information about a student or families with the schools you work with.
  • 11:00 a.m. Lunch & Networking
  • 12:00 p.m. Tuition Table for Negotiations – Sean Murdoch from Archdiocese of Chicago
    The Archdiocese of Chicago recently implemented a tool for their schools to use as a supplement to the FACTS Need Analysis in negotiating pricing with families. Sean will discuss the ‘why’ and how they used FACTS data to analyze and determine the suggested tuition ranges for their families, along with an update on how the first year using this tool has gone for their Diocese.
  • 1:00 p.m. Title Funding with Jeremy Beck from FACTS Education Solutions
    Why Title funding matters to you, no matter your role, in helping your teachers improve their instruction and impact your students in their learning at the schools you support.
  • 2:00 p.m. Round Tables
  • 3:00 p.m. Halo Initiative & Simplifying Aid Processes- Michelle Gagné Argumaniz, Director of Recruitment and Retention, Diocese of Dallas
  • 4:00 p.m. Round Tables
  • 6:00-9:00 p.m. Dinner Social at Tin Cup (attached to hotel)
    Join us for dinner (provided) at the Tin Cup with time to network with your peers

Wednesday, November 13

  • 8:00 a.m. Breakfast and Intro
  • 8:30 a.m. Getting More From FACTS
    The FACTS product suite and offerings for Scholarship Organizations and (Arch)Diocese continues to grow. We will go over how other organizations have leveraged the FACTS products their schools are currently using to improve reporting and analysis, along with additional products and services FACTS offers to help streamline your processes!
  • 9:45 a.m. Break
  • 10:00 a.m. School Choice in America -John F. Elcesser, Executive Director, Indiana Non-Public Education Association
  • 11:30 a.m. Lunch with Speaker: “The Great Digital Transformation” with Nic Prenger
    The old ways aren’t working like they used to. Tried-and-true fundraising strategies are becoming less effective, while new, digital tools allow dioceses and schools to easily find and connect with donors in ways that were previously unimaginable. Nic Prenger, founder and CEO of Prenger Solutions Group, will present research and advice for how Catholic Schools, Dioceses and Foundations can adapt and thrive in this new, all-digital world. He will share fresh insights into how schools and dioceses can boost their annual giving, reach new donors and build consistent revenue streams through monthly, online donors.
  • 12:30-4:00 p.m. Optional: Stay for afternoon sessions
    These sessions are more school focused for the schools in Illinois, but will have more information on our product offerings and trainings. Attendees are welcome to stay for the afternoon if they wish, but our Scholarship Organization specific sessions will end at lunch.

Reserve your spot by completing the form below.