Monday, June 14
9:30 AM – 10:20 AM: TIPS - The Interlocal Purchasing System: Purchasing Made Personal
TIPS, The Interlocal Purchasing System, is a leading, national purchasing cooperative here to help schools quickly and successfully fulfill the organization's procurement process. How is this done? Let's take a look…
10:30 AM – 11:20 AM: Jason Wheeler Presents – The Changing Landscape of School Marketing
Neighborhood schools are a thing of the past. As more and more competition is entering the educational landscape, school districts worldwide have to be creative when recruiting families to join their schools. In this presentation, Jason A. Wheeler speaks about the importance of strategic marketing for all schools, whether growing or not. Learn about best practices when it comes to recruiting and retaining the best students, teachers, and staff for your school district.
1:00 PM – 1:50 PM: The New Normal: Engaging Digital-first School Parents with Teacherlists
As we emerge from a school year that pushed schools and families online as never before, we all expect a more normal school year ahead. Already, we are anticipating a strong back to school, based on our data and relationships with our schools and partners in the education space. However, we also expect that this school year may be the beginning of a new normal for schools and families. In this talk, we will explore what may emerge for schools when newly acquired online skills—teaching, learning, and shopping—coincide with the generational shift to Millennials, filling K-8 schools with the first-ever fully digital native parent community.
2:00 PM – 2:50 PM: Discovering Payments & Insight with Pace
Discover the powerful & intelligent “Insight Reporting” tool from Pace Payments. Districts have access to Insight when they process electronic payments with Pace in their Cashless Campus software. With Insight Reporting, your daily task becomes quick & easy with automatic and recurring custom reporting. Plus, learn more about the POS System and how your school can start accepting wireless in-person payments.
3:10 PM – 4:00 PM: Jason Wheeler Presents – How to Increase Kindergarten Enrollment in Your School District
With more and more competition surrounding education, school districts need a strategic plan to recruit new students to their schools. One of the most critical age groups to concentrate on when growing your enrollment is kindergarten. By recruiting young families to your district, you create a strong foundation of students who will grow with you throughout the years. Being strategic in your marketing tactics will be critical to recruit younger families as they tend to shy away from traditional marketing campaigns. Come learn how to market your district to millennial families and their young kindergarten children.
Tuesday, June 15
8:30 AM – 9:20 AM: Rachel Thomas Presents – Establish your Crisis Communication Protocol and Finetune your Responses
We know as educational leaders there's always something! Learn ways to make your crisis communication more efficient, test various methods for different situations, and take a ready-to-apply protocol covering a holistic approach to crisis communication back to your district.
9:30 AM – 10:20 AM: Campus Life - Reconnect to your community
Learn all about Gabbart's EdTech Digest Cool Tool Award Winning App. You will discover why it is the most versatile, robust easy-to-use communication and marketing tool out there today.
10:30 PM – 11:20 PM: E-Notes 2.0: Mass Notifications made easy!
We make it easy to connect with your community. Take a look at E-notes 2.0, see the upgrades coming, and what's available for you to use today!
12:30 PM – 1:20 PM: Cashless Campus: Safer & Easier way to accept payments, donations, and more!
There has never been a better time to go cashless. Cashless Campus is simplifying the process of monetary exchange for Fundraisers, Donations, Fees, Merchandise, Gate Tickets, & Concession Stands. Cashless Campus does it all!