How to Build & Launch New Portals (Part 2)

July 13, 2017

Learn: This summer we are excited to roll out new Parent, Student, and Teacher Portals. Each new portal can be tailored to its intended constituency in ways not possible until now. To highlight some of these new possibilities, we are offering two webinars in which you will learn how to configure new portals, manage membership and user accounts, and launch each portal to your community. We hope you will join us.

This second webinar recording includes details on News & Data Publishing, Portal Membership, and Launching New Portals.

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How to Build & Launch New Portals (Part 1)

July 11, 2017

Learn: This summer we are excited to roll out new Parent, Student, and Teacher Portals. Each new portal can be tailored to its intended constituency in ways not possible until now. To highlight some of these new possibilities, we are offering two webinars in which you will learn how to configure new portals, manage membership and user accounts, and launch each portal to your community.

This first part focuses on building new parent, student, and teacher portals, with, and without News Management. Also read the Q&A from Part 1, available at the link below in the notes below the video.

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Building a Content Portal

May 2017

Learn: Content portals can serve many purposes for numerous constituencies at your school. Parents, students, and teachers can stay updated on the latest news, see upcoming calendar events and view photos from previous ones, and have all the links they need at their fingertips. Staff and faculty can have all that plus the ability to access shared files. In this webinar recording, learn how to build content portals with each group of users in mind. 

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Composer: Themes, Templates, and Channels

May 2017

Learn: So many elements of a Composer email – the background color, fonts, banner, social media links, footer, etc. -- are configured not in the email itself, but in the chosen theme and template. In this webinar, learn how to edit pre-built themes and templates, and also how to create and manage your own to reflect your school's existing style. 

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Veracross Calendars

April 2017

Learn: Calendars are useful ways of communicating upcoming dates, of course, but they gain new power when utilized in concert with Veracross groups and visibility profiles to display the right events to the right people. In this webinar recording, learn how calendars are implemented, the difference between public, private, and internal calendars, and how to configure them to meet your school's needs.

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News & Events Portals

October 26, 2016

Demo: Communication between schools and their constituents is important, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. That’s why we’ve made it our goal with our new News & Events Portal to create a single destination where constituents can receive personalized news and event information. This webinar recording shows you how to leverage this new module to improve communication at your school.

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Dynamic Salutations & Other Salutation Features

April 26, 2016

Learn: It is important to set the right tone in written communication; choosing the right salutation is often the “first impression” and most important starting point. Veracross salutations now offer many tools to configure salutations both system-wide and narrowly per person or per household. This webinar recording includes details on how to use Veracross salutations effectively.

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Communication Tools for your Development Department

October 13, 2015

Learn: The new Veracross communication features have a lot to offer your Development Department. Use department-specific Channels, Themes, and Templates to increase the effectiveness of your communication with your prospective and current constituents. This video will train you to effectively use the new communication tools available in Veracross.

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Communication Tools for Your Admissions Department

October 8th, 2015

Learn: The new Veracross communication features have a lot to offer your Admissions Department. Use Channels, Themes, and Templates to increase the effectiveness of your communication with prospects, applicants, and their families. This webinar will train you to effectively use the new communication features to further your communication goals. 

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Leveling up Your School Wide Communication

September 24th, 2015

Learn: School-wide communication could not be more important than it is right now. With the power of your school's database at your fingertips and our newly released communication features, Veracross has the tools to help you greatly improve your school's communication.  This video focuses on learning how to successfully use communication channels, themes, templates, and Composer.

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