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UPCOMING WEBINARS

Planning a School Website that Drives Results

Friday, April 14, 2pm EST Free Webinar

School websites have to do more these days than looks good. A lot goes into creating a website that makes it easy for visitors to find what they’re looking for. An effective website should reflect the excellence of your school and drive engagement throughout your entire school community. Learn how to build the right team, analyze your current website and set goals and measure your new one.

Presented By Steve Williams of Campus Suite

 

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Guides and templates

School Website Design Planning Guide

A step-by-step, strategic approach to building a website that will serve as a powerful web communications content hub for your school or district.

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School Communication Planning Guide

Your how-to guide for making the most of today’s communications channels to connect and engage all your audiences.

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Website Redesign Planning

A step-by-step, strategic approach to building a website that will serve as a powerful web communications content hub for your school or district.

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School Website ADA Compliance Planning

A complete guide to help you learn how to prepare your school website to be ADA compliant, and keep it fully accessible to people with disabilities.

ADA 508 Accessbility Guide

Private School Website Design Planning

A step-by-step, strategic approach to building a website that will serve as a powerful  marketing content hub for your private school.

School Mobile App Planning

Learn the must-have features, how to make a requirements checklist, and how to compare the different types of school mobile app providers.

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School Social Media Program

Build a social media mindset and structure for your school communication. Available in public or private school versions.

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School CMS Buyers Guide

Learn how to plan, assess and choose the website partner that’s a good fit for your school or district.

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Twitter

Underutilized by most schools, Twitter is a goldmine of engagement opportunities.

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Facebook

Put your school’s Facebook page to work for you, and start posting, liking and sharing.

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Instagram

Depict your school stories and vignettes in photos and quick videos that are easy to share.

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Google Hangouts

Collaborate and engage using this popular and trusted video, voice and chat service.

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DDoS Reference

Avoid potentially crippling attacks against your school networks with this handy guide at your side.

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Blog Templates

Plug-n-play templates and writing tips that save lots of time, increase blog readership and boost engagement.

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Webinars video archive

Facebook 2017: What’s New for Schools

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You might only be scratching the surface of what Facebook can do to engage your school community. Recent enhancements in Facebook make it more powerful, precise and important to include it in your school communications mix. Get up to date with insights and best practices into using Facebook to get your content in front of parents, media and your entire school community.

Presented By Andrea Gribble of #SocialSchool4EDU

 

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Digital ADA Compliance: Legal Considerations Faced by Schools

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Public and private schools are under increased pressure today to make sure all digital information is accessible by everyone, including those with disabilities. Web accessibility is a requirement and now has become the center of the Office for Civil Rights “OCR” complaints, lawsuits and soon-to-be-updated ADA requirements. Ensuring all students and families have access to online school resources is also the right thing to do.

Andrea Gosfield will discuss the landscape of ADA compliance requirements for digital offerings faced by schools today. The presentation will cover topics such as ADA regulatory requirements and how they’ve been interpreted to apply to online offerings of schools.

Presented by Andrea Gosfield of Griesing Law, LLC

 

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Create a School Marketing Plan that Makes an Impact

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Today’s educational marketplace is competitive and families are shopping for the best learning experience available. With limited resources to put toward your district or school communication and marketing, it is more important than ever that your efforts are impactful. That means being research-driven in your approach, strategic in your activities and resourceful in making the best use of your assets.

This webinar will provide an overview of a planning process that will assist you in developing a multi-year organizational plan, school marketing plan or single issue campaign using the same simple template and tips.

Presented By Trinette Marquis Hobbs of Communication Resources for Schools

 

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Top Tips for School Web Site Accessibility

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Web accessibility for students with disabilities is an important topic, and one that is quickly becoming a hot topic for schools due to lawsuits, Office of Civil Right complaints, and soon-to-be-updated ADA requirements. Ensuring all students have access to online school resources is also the right thing to do.

This webinar will provide an introduction to web accessibility and an overview of how students with disabilities access and use the web. It will also provide basic recommendations for implementation and testing to help your school address web accessibility today.

Presented By Jared Smith of WebAIM

 

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How to Get More Out of Twitter for Your School

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Twitter has become an important outlet for daily communication from media, celebrities, and many organizations. Some schools are using it to engage parents, reach the media directly, and further establish themselves as leaders in their communities and among peers.

Presented By Jay Cooper of Campus Suite

 

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Facebook for Schools: What’s New for 2016-17

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Using Instagram to Tell your School Story with Photos

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How to Build a Social Media Program for Your School

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Improving Engagement Using Today’s Digital Channels

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Is Google Apps for Education a good fit for my school?

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How to Use Twitter to Improve School Communication

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