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New User Boot Camp 2019

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New User Beginner Boot Camp

June 24-25, 2019

Location: Pingree School, S. Hamilton, Massachusetts

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New to Veracross? This event is for you! We've designed the schedule to include both foundational knowledge for using the software (i.e., navigating the system, building reports, etc.), focused sessions for key departments, and opportunities to practice what you've learned in guided workshops with our staff. Specific sessions are listed below. The first day of the conference will focus on navigating the system and building reports. Day two will be department-specific content.


  • Regular Rate: $600
  • Early Bird (Expires May 1, 2019): $450
  • Group Rate (3+): $400

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Schedule At A Glance


  • 8:30am-4:30pm - Training sessions focused on building queries and navigation in Axiom.
  • 4:30pm-7:00pm - Evening Activity/Dinner


  • 8:30am-4:30pm - Training sessions focused on department specific workflows and best practices.


Veracross will provide a shuttle from the Marriott Danvers and TownePlace Suites North Shore/Danvers (see link below) to and from Pingree throughout the event.


  • Logan International Airport in Boston (45 minutes away)
  • Providence, RI (1.5 hours away)
  • Manchester, NH (1.5 hours away)


SOLD OUT: Room block at the Courtyard Marriott in Danvers, MA with a rate of $160/night.

SOLD OUT: A room block is available at TownePlace Suites North Shore/Danvers in Danvers, MA with a rate of $119/night.

Sessions will include:

Please note: specific sessions are subject to change.


  • Introduction to Veracross' History, Products, and Services
  • Axiom 101: Introduction to Navigation and Query Design
  • Axiom 201: Query Visualizations and Advanced Query Features
  • Leveraging Communication Tools: Distribution Lists, Composer, SMS, and Portals
  • Query/Report Building Workshops


  • Introduction to Academics in Veracross
  • Configuring Subjects, Courses, and Classes
  • Managing Scheduling and Class Enrollments
  • Class and Master Attendance
  • Group Event Management


  • Overview of Admissions Modules
  • From Prospect to Accepted Student: Establishing a Data Workflow
  • Configuring Master and Individual Admissions Checklists
  • Communicating Effectively with Applicant Families
  • Visit Management


  • Overview of the Business Module
  • General Ledger 101
  • Introduction to Accounts Payable
  • Introduction to Cash Processing
  • Overview of Student Billing/AR


  • Introduction to Composer: Channels, Themes, and Templates
  • Composer: Merge Fields, Review/Edit Functionality, Send Later
  • Configuring Your Portals
  • Launching Portals at Your School
  • Directory Management


  • Overview of Development Module
  • Gift Entry and Management
  • Best Practices/Tips and Tricks
  • Communicating Effectively with Donors
  • Querying and Reporting on Development Data

Technology Office

  • A Year in Review: The 12-Month Plan for Managing Veracross
  • Leveraging Veracross Support Resources and Services
  • Best Practices for Veracross Database Administrators
  • Turning Your Staff into Veracross Pros
  • Managing Change at Your School


401 Edgewater Place

Suite 360

Wakefield, MA 01880



401 Edgewater Place

Suite 360

Wakefield, MA 01880