The SchoolMint team has just returned from the 2017 Texas Charter Schools Conference and we're excited to report that the 4-day event was packed with great keynotes, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities. Read about our experience and lessons learned from interactions with charter school leaders!
In a field of greater school choices and increased competition, school organizations are working hard to make a positive first impression on families. This video blog demonstrates how SchoolMint's Outreach and Marketing solution can help districts and charter networks deliver a better family experience, showcase their school and program offerings, and gain critical insight into their recruitment and enrollment goals.
Three school leaders discuss their transition to an online student enrollment system and delve into how they realized operational efficiencies and time savings, improved data integrity, and transformed the family experience. Read about their experiences and lessons learned from Spring Branch ISD, Noble Network, and Alliance.
Throughout our three days in D.C., we enjoyed networking at our booth and attending an eclectic mix of keynotes and breakout sessions, with topics ranging from policy, leadership, governance, and operations. Meet the conference team below and read about their experience interacting with charter leaders nationwide!
At SchoolMint, we believe that every family should have access to transparent and accurate information about their child’s education. We launched the School Finder in 2015 to help families navigate the school choice process and improve communication across districts, schools, and communities. Read our interview with Victoria Pacchiana-Rojas, Product Manager for the School Finder, to learn more.
Children do better in school when their families are more involved. This blog discusses a few ways that schools can foster better communication with families, encourage active involvement, and build strong relationships with the communities they serve.
A district website can serve as an essential resource for parents to quickly find the information they need about student enrollment. SchoolMint shares some best practices to create an engaging website for your district.
For Camden Enrollment, a unified enrollment system for all public and charter schools in Camden, NJ, providing family support and empowering parents is a top priority. By introducing a hotline and enrollment centers throughout the city, families have access to support throughout the application process.
What is family engagement, and how is it different from family involvement? This blog explores what true engagement looks like, why it benefits students and schools, and how schools can create meaningful, ongoing opportunities for families to engage.
We sat down with Betty Chen Rojas, Summit Public Schools' Director of Family Engagement, to discuss why diversity is one of Summit's core values and how it plays out in student recruitment and school culture.