How to handle negative comments on school social media

How would you feel if your city’s mayor took over managing your school's social media? Well, believe it or not, that could be happening very soon in one school district, due to some mishandling of negative social media comments. When not managed properly, negative comments in your Facebook and

Video shows how Instagram can instantly boost parent engagement

Campus Suite's Steve Williams and I just conducted a webinar for school administrators who wanted to know how to use Instagram to share their school stories. The turnout, the questions and the feedback from the webinar participants were amazing. We wanted to reach out to those of our readers who cou

Is your website school calendar making parents happy?

I don’t know about you, but I’d be lost without my calendar. Imagine your school trying to function without one. But what if your website school calendar is making it hard for your parents to access, connect with, and even trust the info they do find? Having built and hosted school websites f

The secret to building an effective parent survey

How often does your school reach out to parents, and just how are you doing it? Is it a one-way proposition, with no way of gathering what’s on their minds, or how they feel about the many school issues you’re managing day in and day out? Are you bombarding them with school information with n

School social media 2018 webinar Q and A

During a recent Campus Suite Academy webinar, Making the Most of School Social Media in 2018 (see the webinar video here), we had many questions from registered attendees and didn’t have time to get to all of them. We've pulled together the answers to many of these shared, big questions about us

4 ways to improve parent involvement at your school

Engaging your students' parents these days is actually easier than ever, thanks to the many channels at your fingertips – and theirs. In this article, I want to review those channels and encourage you and your fellow school administrators and teachers to start making the most of the variety of com

5 top school communications trends for 2018

Keeping up with communication trends and taking advantage of that ‘next big thing’ is not all that easy these days given the rapid pace at which technology and communications advance. So, as the new year is upon us, I wanted to take a moment to put the spotlight on 5 top school communications tr

Campus Suite launches notifications system for schools

In a move that signals Campus Suite’s continuing commitment to helping schools and school districts communicate more effectively and efficiently, the company has launched it’s Campus Reach notifications system for schools. Developed in concert with company’s newest version of its Campus Sit

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