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Launch of Veracross University and Veracross Connect

June 03, 2020 | Keith Krass

We are excited to announce that Veracross is launching two new training resources, Veracross University and Virtual Veracross Connect completely free of charge in an effort to support schools as they prepare for the start of the 2020-2021 school year.We announced in March that our Veracross Connect User Conference would be moved to a digital platform. Recently we decided to shift the focus of the conference to preparing for this fall in the midst...

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8 Tips for School Administrators When Communicating about Coronavirus (COVID-19) to Parents and Students

March 13, 2020 | Keith Krass, Director of Marketing

School administrators all over the world have been tasked with developing continuity plans for their community in lieu of the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. A thoughtful community strategy is an essential component for keeping parents, students, faculty, and staff updated. The following are some best practices we’ve gathered to assist you in developing and disseminating yours. 1) Reference state, national, and international health org...

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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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Wait, I Thought You Were Doing That? How Developing a RACI Chart Can Help Reduce Confusion and Improve Collaboration

March 17, 2020 | Keith Krass

From creating student accounts to publishing report cards and building board reports for the admissions and development offices, the technology department sits at the cross-section of essential tasks at a school. Hear how Liz Gouldman, Director of Digital Media and Databases at Holton-Arms school in Bethesda, MD, created a Responsible, Accountable, Consulted, Informed (RACI) document to communicate clearly and set clear expectations for both majo...

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