Tip Sheets

Dive into best practice advice for private school marketing, admissions, business, academic, and development offices with these insightful tip sheets from Blackbaud K–12.

  • 3 Key Benefits of Switching from Blackbaud Student Billing to Blackbaud Tuition Management

    3 Key Benefits of Switching from Blackbaud Student Billing to Blackbaud Tuition Management

    Making a technology change often raises important questions about what to expect and the benefits to be realized. Learn three key benefits when making the transition to Blackbaud Tuition Management.

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  • Straight from the Sanford School: 10 Tips for Upgrading to Blackbaud's education management solutions

    Straight from the Sanford School: 10 Tips for Upgrading to Blackbaud's education management solutions

    In this tip sheet we’ll share her top 10 tips, from communicating change to training staff, for other schools considering an upgrade to Blackbaud’s education management solutions.

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  • School Website Navigation Best Practices

    School Website Navigation Best Practices

    These five tips to optimize private school website navigation will help you avoid common pitfalls and deliver a user-friendly information architecture.

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  • How to Best Conduct Online Assessments

    How to Best Conduct Online Assessments

    Quickly adapting to an online learning model is common for many schools across the globe during these unprecedented times. Learn how to develop effective online assessments with these best practices.

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  • How to Plan a Successful School Website Redesign

    How to Plan a Successful School Website Redesign

    When it comes to redesigning school websites, there are many ways to measure success, like website visitors. To ensure your school's next redesign measures up to expectations, follow these tips.

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  • Planning for an LMS/SIS Implementation

    Planning for an LMS/SIS Implementation

    If your school is considering transitioning to a new LMS and SIS, it’s never too early to start planning for the implementation and launch. Following these tips to ensure a smooth process.

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  • How to Drive Enrollment through a Top-Flight Parent Experience

    How to Drive Enrollment through a Top-Flight Parent Experience

    There are many key factors of the parent experience, however it all begins with admissions where first impressions are critical. Deliver a red-carpet parent experience with these tips.

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  • Using Data to Drive Your School's Enrollment Marketing

    Using Data to Drive Your School's Enrollment Marketing

    Knowing the data points to monitor, and how to use the data, is the key to taking enrollment marketing to the next level from initial strategy planning through retention. Get started here.

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  • Maximize SIS Efficiency at Your School

    Maximize SIS Efficiency at Your School

    If your school’s student information system doesn’t provide time-saving efficiency, it’s time for a digital transformation. Learn how to maximize your school's SIS with these tips.

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  • How to Get Teachers to Create Great Class Pages

    How to Get Teachers to Create Great Class Pages

    Once your school has invested in an LMS, it’s critical to get teachers in alignment with managing class pages. Use these tips to encourage teachers to create engaging class pages at your school.

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  • How to Improve Your School Story At Every Step

    How to Improve Your School Story At Every Step

    You’ve developed a story that appeals to the wants and needs of your dream families. Now, how are prospects discovering that story? Use these tips to improve your school's communication touchpoints.

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  • 4 Steps to Stronger Admissions Communications

    4 Steps to Stronger Admissions Communications

    Ready to reevaluate your admissions communications? Use this document as a worksheet to audit and improve your existing admissions materials, one step at a time.

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  • Website Accessibility Guidelines for Private Schools

    Website Accessibility Guidelines for Private Schools

    Meeting website accessibility standards is essential for private schools, and adhering to the following tips will help make your school’s website WCAG AA compliant.

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  • What to Look for When Evaluating Admission Software Features

    What to Look for When Evaluating Admission Software Features

    The pressure to make the “right” choice when selecting a new enrollment management system for your school can seem daunting. Simplify the process by focusing on these key features.

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  • 3 Tips for Creating an LMS/SIS Policies and Procedures Guide

    3 Tips for Creating an LMS/SIS Policies and Procedures Guide

    There’s no shortage of people editing data in your school’s learning management and student information systems. Preserve data quality with these tips for creating LMS/SIS policies and procedures.

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  • How to Create an Outstanding School Crowdfunding Page

    How to Create an Outstanding School Crowdfunding Page

    Crowdfunding is a powerful and effective mass-fundraising strategy to drive results. To ensure crowdfunding success for your school, curate a compelling campaign page using these helpful tips.

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  • Five Tips to Receive Enrollment Contracts On Time

    Five Tips to Receive Enrollment Contracts On Time

    Every school business office knows that it’s a challenge to get enrollment contracts signed and returned in a timely manner. These tips can help make contract collection stress-free for your school.

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  • Pass or Fail: 16 School Website Mistakes to Avoid

    Pass or Fail: 16 School Website Mistakes to Avoid

    Is your school website inadvertently working against you? Use this worksheet to make sure your school’s site is filled with do’s—and then make a plan to address the don’ts.

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  • 5 Reasons Why Student-Athletes Should Write

    5 Reasons Why Student-Athletes Should Write

    Athletes at all levels use athletic team notebooks and journals to promote learning and development. Learn more about the benefits of athletic team notebooks and journals with these tips.

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  • How to Supercharge Fundraising at School Reunions

    How to Supercharge Fundraising at School Reunions

    Reunions present a rare opportunity for face-to-face engagement with top donor prospects. These five tips will help your school get the biggest fundraising impact from its reunion events.

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