Webinars

Watch our on-demand webinars about admissions, academics, school leadership, finance, and more.

Successfully Tracking School Data in the COVID-19 Era – On-Demand

Join us for this webcast featuring Courtney Haindel, FACTS SIS product manager. This webinar explores how your school can use FACTS to support COVID-19 management efforts during in-person, fully-remote, or hybrid semesters. We’ll cover features that allow you to easily communicate with families, track COVID-19 screening data, and record attendance all in one system.

Marketing to Millennial Parents – On-Demand

Join us for this webcast featuring Jaclyn Day, FACTS senior marketing manager. The modern school admissions office faces numerous challenges and a sea of possible solutions. It can be difficult to pinpoint what a school should focus on to be successful. Is it social media? Online ads? Enrollment management strategies? In this webinar, we'll discuss how schools can align their marketing/enrollment goals to practical, useful steps. We'll talk about the challenges of recruiting and retaining millennial parents, how to build a strategic plan, and specific ways to build a healthier, sustainable admissions funnel.

Your Website Is Your School’s First Open House – On-Demand

Join us for this webcast featuring Jaclyn Day, FACTS senior marketing manager. If you're waiting for the physical open house or campus tour to sell the best parts of your school, you're waiting too long. Many parents do their research and vetting online first and your school's website needs to reflect more than just your brand. Identifying key audiences, the ideal flow of pages, creating great content, and effective calls-to-action are all critical elements for school websites, but have taken on extra importance in the COVID-19 era. In this session, we'll zero in on the elements that prospective parents need to see from your school in order to convert from prospective family to an inquiry or applicant.

Why Don’t We Just Do a Billboard? Educating Your Staff on Effective Marketing – On-Demand

Join us for this webcast featuring Courtney Haindel, FACTS SIS product manager. Don’t you love when everyone has an opinion on how you should get the word out about your school? Learn how to set up an effective marketing plan that clearly identifies your brand proposition…then how to get your staff on board to keep the ball rolling.

FACTS School Panel: Rethinking Assessments and Final Grades in the Wake of COVID-19 – On-Demand

Join moderator Courtney Haindel, product manager for FACTS SIS, and FACTS SIS schools for a discussion on how educators are handling assessments, grading, and final report cards after COVID-19-related campus closures and the move to distance learning.

FACTS LMS 101: How to Learn It, Use It, and Get the Most Out of It – On-Demand

Join Claire Albano, customer relationship manager for FACTS SIS, to learn how to best utilize FACTS SIS’ free learning management system for distance learning and remote instruction.

Applying the Principles of Compassionate, Trauma-Informed Schools During a Period of Uncertainty – On-Demand

Join us for this webcast in our FACTS Education Solutions Online Instruction series featuring Eric Rossen, PhD., NCSP, Author, Consultant. This presentation will highlight six core principles of compassionate, trauma-informed schools. Examples will be shared, along with their application during a time of uncertainty, such as during school closures resulting from COVID-19. The presentation will end with additional trauma-informed gestures for all educators in their daily work with students and families.

Navigating COVID-19: Principal Leadership and Students With Disabilities – On-Demand

Join us for this webcast in our FACTS Education Solutions Online Instruction series featuring David Bateman, Ph.D., Author, Consultant. In this unprecedented time, parents look to principals for guidance related to the education of their students. The legal requirements for providing special education and related services during school shut-downs related to the virus are possibly changing on a daily basis.

The Importance of Integrating Community in Remote Learning – On-Demand

Join us for this webcast in our FACTS Education Solutions Online Instruction series featuring Jessica Werner, Ph.D., Author, Consultant. Distance learning can be isolating - for both students and teaching staff. Learn simple ways to encourage community building in your school while the students learn remotely, including how to structure group work, SEL check-ins, and other activities that help everyone to stay connected.

Academic Continuity Planning for Remote Learning – On-Demand

Join us for this webcast in our FACTS Education Solutions Online Instruction series featuring Federico Padovan, Ed.D., Vice President, Mosyle Corporation. Creating a distance learning plan that ensures academic continuity is key to the success of schools as they look at virtual options. Establishing routines, digital codes of conduct, tools for synchronous and asynchronous communication, and record keeping are vital components to success. Learn about what K-12 schools are doing across the country to ensure that teaching and learning can endure in these times.

Evolving Learner: Learning from Kids, Peers, and the World During School Closures – On-Demand

Join us for this webcast in our FACTS Education Solutions Online Instruction series featuring Lainie Rowell. M.Ed., Author, Consultant. Join us to examine innovative and sustainable ways to learn from kids, peers, and the world for continuity of instruction while building a community of learners online. This session will provide examples for creating personalized experiences (for kids and adults) that focus on goals and outcomes, rather than instructional time in the classroom. We will discuss ways to tailor instruction, provide choice, and increase student agency.

Communication for School Leaders: Keys to Supporting Your Community During This Time of Change – On-Demand

Join us for this webcast in our FACTS Education Solutions Online Instruction series featuring Nancy Mangum, M.Ed., Consultant and Theresa Gibson, MBA, Consultant. As the leader of your school community people look to you for guidance. Not just for answers but for ways to stay connected during this time. During this session we will focus on communication structures that will sustain your school community across distances. We will introduce a three-pronged approach that can be leveraged to minimize gaps in your communication process. The session will explore both strategies and tools to support the how and how often in order to implement a plan for success.

School Leaders: Critical eLearning Considerations Regarding Data Privacy and Accessible Materials – On-Demand

Join us for this webcast in our FACTS Education Solutions Online Instruction series featuring Christine Fox, M.S., President, FoxEdu. Join this interactive webinar to discuss critical considerations related to eLearning including student data privacy and the accessibility of instructional materials. Educational leaders should not only be aware of federal and state student data privacy laws but also how to implement them. In addition, ensuring that all learners receive accessible educational materials (AEM) and learning opportunities in a timely manner is not only part of federal and state requirements but essential for quality teaching practices to support all learners. Accessible presentations, videos and documents often better support all users even those without identified disabilities. Bring your questions and be ready to share your exemplars to best support students effectively and safely during this critical time of need.

Best Practices for Effective Online Teaching and Communication – On-Demand

Join us for this webcast in our FACTS Education Solutions Online Instruction series featuring DawnMarie Smith, M.Ed., Google and Microsoft Certified Educator. When the shift from what we know changes so quickly … How can we incorporate what we already do with few changes? How can we connect and support our students virtually while making our lessons fun and engaging? This session will focus on best practices for effective teaching, resource ideas, and communication strategies that will assist with authentic communication.

Principals Caring for Their Teachers – On-Demand

Join us for this webcast in our FACTS Education Solutions Online Instruction series featuring Susan Abelein, Ph.D., Author, Consultant. How are principals maintaining professional, supportive, ongoing communication with their teachers during this time? Join the session as Dr. Abelein shares ideas and advice from colleague principals across the country.

Meeting the Needs of All Learners Using Alternative Assessments – On-Demand

Join us for this webcast in our FACTS Education Solutions Online Instruction series featuring Marcey Ayers, Director of Special Programs - Archdiocese of Miami, Office of Catholic Schools. As most schools transition to distance and online learning, teachers are looking for creative ways to evaluate and assess student mastery. Through alternative assessments and differentiation, teachers can meet the needs of diverse learners. In this webinar, Marcey Ayers will share best practices and resources for K-12 alternative assessments, how to differentiate using online tools and platforms, strategies for meeting the needs of all learners, and guidance for at-home support to ensure success of diverse learners.

Pivoting Your Marketing Strategy: Admissions, Retention, and Enrollment During a Prolonged School Closure – On-Demand

Join us for this webcast in our FACTS Education Solutions Online Instruction series featuring Scott Higdon, Coordinator of Marketing and Enrollment for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles Department of Catholic Schools and Ryan Halverson, Assistant Superintendent for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Department of Catholic Schools. How do you not only retain but continue enrolling students during the current school closure period? You need to think differently and creatively. In this presentation, we will discuss different strategies for promoting your school digitally and how to shift your image to present distance learning - not as a weakness but a strength.

Strategic Enrollment Management vs. Admissions – On-Demand

Sure, an admissions office gives tours and processes applications, but a Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) office is crucial for your school's sustainability. Learn the difference between the two, and how a well designed SEM system can lead to more accurate enrollment projections, viable prospects, higher retention rates, and ultimately ensure your school’s sustainability.

The Partnership Between Enrollment and Leadership – On-Demand

Does your Enrollment Director have a seat at the Leadership table? Enrollment Directors are responsible for bringing in the vast majority of revenue in our schools, but do we bring them into our leadership circles and involve them in decision making? Effective retention plans touch every area of the school, so let's make our Enrollment directors true partners as we move our schools forward.

Introduction to Enrollment Data Analysis and Forecasting – On-Demand

Adapting and growing in this rapidly changing education market requires a higher level of commitment to accurate data and effective analysis. Enrollment data is extremely valuable to achieve school growth, providing insights about the target market of families and opportunities to enhance the value proposition and experience. Participants in this session will learn how to collect and use enrollment data to provide critical feedback and improve leadership decision making.

What is a 90-Day Plan? – On-Demand

Every school has opportunities to improve people, systems, habits, messages, and especially relationships. It's proven that the best way to achieve breakthrough momentum is through a 90-Day Plan that focuses the leadership on achieving incremental goals that energize and engage faculty and families. By achieving measurable success in a short period of time, you strengthen all three key areas of discipline: Leadership Capacity, Organizational Health, and Continuous Improvement.

Using FACTS’ New Inquiry Experience to Nurture Leads – On-Demand

Take a walk with us through our New Inquiry Experience! Learn about setting up checklists, using our new task management features, creating email templates to streamline communication, use the new advanced filter and more.

What is an Enrollment Growth Plan? – On-Demand

Enrollment is the life-blood of most schools, producing the revenue required to deliver on the mission and vision. In this session, we step through the seven chapters of an Enrollment Growth Plan that will define a path to achieve the core revenue goals for the school and will build trust and confidence among the administration and board.