Welcome to our UC20 resource center! All sessions—from keynotes, Ignite, and best-practice discussions covering a wide range of back-to-school topics amidst COVID-19—are available on-demand. Watch industry experts and school leaders discuss the impact of distance learning on education, schedule contingency plans for the fall, tips on connecting with prospective families virtually, and much more.
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Blackbaud K-12 UC20 Opening Video
Watch the opening video to UC20, a thank you message to all schools for keeping things normal even when they weren't.
Opening Remarks: Navigating the Road Ahead for Private K–12 Schools
Watch Travis Warren, president & GM of Blackbaud K-12 Solutions, discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on technology and the digital experience in private schools.
An Epidemiologist View of COVID-19 and School Reopening
Watch renowned Dr. Michael Osterholm discuss the feasibility of schools reopening amidst COVID-19.
Relationships Matter: Using Data-Informed Decisions to Drive Student Success
Watch renowned TED speaker, author, professor, and mathematician, Talithia Williams demystify data and put K–12 education in a new light at UC20.
The Five Key Contexts for Designing Post-Pandemic Classrooms
Watch internationally recognized authors and speakers Homa Tavangar and Will Richardson identify the new lenses for educators in post-COVID-19 classrooms.
The Gift of Failure: Fostering Intrinsic Motivation and Resilience in Kids
Watch teacher and author Jessica Lahey explain how autonomy-supportive parenting and teaching improves educational outcomes during UC20.
Ignite: How has Distance Learning Changed the Ed-Tech Landscape
Watch a panel of school leaders discuss the changing ed-tech landscape at UC20, Blackbaud K–12's annual private school tech conference.
Ignite: How to Market the School and Sustain Enrollment Amidst COVID-19
Watch the panel of school leaders discuss marketing and enrollment amidst COVID-19 during UC20, Blackbaud K–12's annual private school tech conference.
Ignite: How to Cultivate the Parent Experience
Watch a panel of school leaders discuss how to foster the parent experience at UC20, Blackbaud K–12's annual private school tech conference.
Ignite: How to Create a Sustainable Tuition and Financial Aid Model
Watch the panel of school leaders discuss tuition and financial aid sustainability at UC20, Blackbaud K–12's annual private school tech conference.
The Journey to CBE: Aligning Teaching and Learning to the School's Mission
Watch Mike Peller discuss White Mountain School's transition to competency-based education to better align teaching and learning with the school's mission.
Online Assessment Best Practices
Watch Tammy Earle discuss how Rothesay Netherwood School adapted to the challenges of remote learning assessments and are applying the lessons learned.
Distance Learning Best Practices
Watch Sandy Sutty from Sanford School discuss best practices on teacher training, remote learning tools, assessments, parent communication, and tech support.
Creating a Personal Experience to Build Remote Relationships with Applicant Families
Watch former admission director Charlie Lytle discuss how to personalize the application process to build relationships when conducted remotely during COVID-19.
Blackbaud Enrollment Management and School Website System Shop Talk
Watch the product managers for Blackbaud Enrollment Management System and Blackbaud School Website System discuss updates in their UC20 shop talk.
Back-to-School Schedule Contingency Planning
Watch Jimmy Cudzillo from Miami Country Day School discuss how various back-to-school scheduling scenarios can work in Blackbaud Student Information System.
Grading for Equity During Remote Learning
Watch Joe Feldman discuss the drawbacks of traditional grading practices and how a critical eye for equitable best practices is crucial during remote learning.
Blackbaud LMS and SIS Shop Talk
Watch the product managers for Blackbaud Learning Management System and Blackbaud Student Information System discuss updates in their UC20 shop talk.
Blackbaud Billing Management Shop Talk
Watch the product manager for Blackbaud Billing Management discuss updates in the UC20 shop talk.