Effectively Communicate with Parents – some quick tips

effectively communicate with parents

As you already know, most of us are drowning in emails every day so being able to effectively communicate with parents is an ever growing challenge. Between our favorite stores sending us sale updates to our doctors reminding us of our next appointments, it’s easy to see that emails are the preferred form of communication […]

School Communications: 5 Tips to Get Your Teachers On Board


Teachers are your front line; you need them on board with your school communications practices / system / platform / technology and philosophically, they probably are. It’s the practical side of teacher adoption that invariably presents the challenge, especially when there’s a new system and/or protocols involved…

How to Handle Parent Complaints

How to Handle Parent Complaints

Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love (OK, Appreciate) Parent Complaints
Q: What’s worse that hearing parent complaints? A: Not hearing them. Parent complaints aren’t a nuisance, but an opportunity for insight; especially if you have an eye to recruitment.

School Fundraiser Ideas For Anybody

school fundraiser ideas

While it’s conceivable that there are schools out there whose needs and goals never outweigh their budgeted resources, the majority rely on school fundraiser ideas to some extent to help run programs, support clubs and teams, supplement educational resources, even maintain and improve their facilities. Traditional school fundraiser ideas and activities don’t work for everybody, though, and for […]

Successful School Newsletters – 5 Essentials

successful school newsletter

School newsletters are a great communication tool—versatile, reliable, affordable and, if successful, well-received. Like all tools, they perform best when used strategically and with purpose. These are some of the essentials to improving the success of your school newsletter as a communication tool.