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Protect Your School From Cyberattacks During Remote Learning

October 08, 2020 | Patrick Godfrey and Keith Krass

Whether your school is in person and planning for potential remote/hybrid scenarios, or if your students are currently virtual, learning from home introduces new cybersecurity risks to your community. We’ve listed 6 low-cost, high-impact things you can do today to improve the security at your school.Slickrock Security partnered with Veracross this past spring, offering their expertise during our cybersecurity summit. We have again collaborated wi...

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5 Reasons Why Now is the Time to Evaluate Your Information Systems

October 02, 2020 | Keith Krass, Director of Marketing | Veracross

In Yann Marel’s novel Life of Pi, Piscine Molitor, or “Pi” survives for months in a lifeboat with a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and Bengal tiger. When Pi drifts ashore and tells his story, he’s confronted by doubters. How could a boy survive out at sea with wild animals? Pi’s response is simple – just because you’ve never seen a boy survive in a raft with a Bengal tiger doesn’t mean it’s not possible. Although Life of Pi is a work of fiction, many s...

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Partnership During Pandemic: Aligning Software Development More Intentionally with School Needs

September 01, 2020 | Lily Fryer

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, educators are relying on their school software in new, complex ways as they pivot to distance or hybrid learning. And in the resounding chorus of “unprecedented times,” software companies need to be pivoting too. But how? Our team quickly learned that unprecedented times call for unprecedented partnership. We have always prioritized customer feedback when designing and developing our products, but it was clear early ...

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Why Veracross? Three Schools' Perspectives on Switching Systems

February 13, 2020 | Tye Campbell, Bill Sites, and Vinnie Vrotny

Hear from three schools about why they chose Veracross as their SIS or have continued to use Veracross over the years. Panelists include Bill Stites, Director of Technology at Montclair Kimberley Academy (NJ), Tye Campbell, Director of Technology at the Gilman School (MD), and Vinnie Vrotny at the Kinkaid School (TX).Montclair Kimberley is currently in the process of implementing Veracross, Gilman moved to Veracross in 2017, and Kinkaid began usi...

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Best Practices for Selecting a New SIS

October 24, 2019 | Anne Sena and Jay Heath

Considering a move to a new SIS? Are you in the process of planning, migrating, consolidating, or upgrading some of your major data systems? Hear from Anne Sena (Director of Technology at St. David’s School in Raleigh, North Carolina) and Jay Heath (Director of Technology at The Overlake School in Redmond, Washington) about their process for evaluating a new student information system and what factors led to their selection of Veracross. Best Pra...

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