RECORDINGS OF RECENT WEBINARS
Videos of finished webinars will be posted shortly after Webinars have been completed. Please feel free to watch the webinars again or send them to your colleagues! This tab will include the last 20 webinar recordings. Visit the Webinar Archives to find older recordings.
Jul 11, 2019
We discuss how Catlin Gable transformed the Veracross Portals to fit the needs of their community. We heard about how they strategized what to include on their portals, their branding, and how they prioritized the user experience.
Jul 8, 2019
Veracross gives you the tools for building custom parent, student, teacher portals, as well as portals for other members of your community, but knowing where to start can be a daunting task. Attend this webinar to hear how American International School of Japan built portals for their community. This webinar will focus specifically on design best practices. This webinar will be co-lead by Jarrad Jinks, assistant director of communications at American International School of Japan, and Keith Krass, head of marketing at Veracross.
Date: June 5, 2019
Hear how Saint Mary's School (NC) increased their online donations and alumnae engagement from FY 17 to FY18 by using online giving forms for targeted campaigns to various constituencies. This presentation will be led by Christine Andrade, database manager at Saint Mary’s School and Don Humpton, Director of Client Success at Veracross.
In this webinar, get a preview of the new features coming to the admission portal 3.0, plus learn about the implementation process. The new admission portal includes:
Platform upgrade to 3.0: overhauled aesthetic in line with parent, student, and teacher portals
Greater configuration flexibility
The ability to add multiple admission portals (e.g., one for the regular school year and one for your summer program)
Create school-defined checklist item categories
Parents can update their demographic information
New inquiry forms
In this webinar we will explore the key factors for building great charts, namely asking good questions, building the right queries, and designing clear charts. We will finish the session by building a complex academic progress chart together utilizing the principles from the first part of the webinar.
Prerequisite: This webinar will *not* introduce Axiom charts; rather, we assume you have worked through the "Axiom Charts" video series.
December 13, 2018
Learn: With apologies for the strained spacefaring metaphor, in this webinar we will consider portal components and navigation to make your parent, student, and teacher portals as engaging as they can be when you first launch them.
December 11, 2018
Learn: In this webinar recording, we will go through the items to configure in and other steps to take in order to be ready for a portals launch.
December 6, 2018
Learn: You plan for the numbers you want to hit in your admissions season, but need to be ready to handle admissions and enrollment exceptions. In this webinar, learn about capacity planning and how to handle common admissions/enrollment exceptions, such as prospects who apply for the wrong year, or a change that comes in the middle of the admissions season
November 29, 2018
Learn: Communicating effectively with Applicant families is essential to keeping them engaged throughout the Admissions season. Tune in to this webinar to learn more about the communication tools available to your Admissions department and some common workflows.
Nov 20, 2018
Learn: Veracross's powerful integration means that teachers have lots of ways to communicate with parents and students. In this webinar, learn about distribution lists, class websites, comments, and more to tailor how teachers interact via Veracross with their students and parents.
November 15, 2018
Learn: Correctly setting up the gradebook has implications beyond what the teacher sees. In this webinar, we'll give some thought to assignment types, weighting, and statuses so your teachers can make the most use of the Veracross gradebook.
November 8, 2018
Learn: Do you use Axiom? Do you use a keyboard? Of course you do! Did you know there are ton of great shortcuts throughout the system that can save you time as you go about your daily work in Veracross? Like this one: Ctrl+s (Cmd+s on Mac) is the equivalent of clicking "Update" in Axiom. Come to learn — and share — some favorites and become the Axiom navigation pro you've always wanted to be.
Nov 1, 2018
Learn: Sometimes — perhaps often! — you don't want everything to be visible to all your parents, students, and teachers. In this webinar, learn some of the ins and outs of hiding and showing schedules, assignment information, and more in the portals.
Oct 25, 2018
Learn: Parents can find information about their students' classes in their parent portal, but you can do so much more with them. In this webinar, get some tips and tricks on using the portal platform to communicate day-to-day information — even the day's school lunch menu — quickly and efficiently.
Oct 18, 2018
Learn: The "cleaner" your communications house, the more effective you will be when reaching out to your constituents. In this webinar, learn about workflows and get some tips for managing channel, subscription, and bounce lists.
Oct 17, 2018
Learn: In this webinar, learn some of the ins and outs of two particular tools — the Single Student Scheduler and Class Enrollment Manager — that can save you time as you manage class enrollments.
Oct 16, 2018
Learn: In this webinar, led by a Veracross account manager who used to be a school registrar, get an overview — and some tips — on the grade posting and locking workflow as you head into the end of your first grading period.
Oct 11, 2018
Learn: In this webinar, led by a Veracross account manager who was formerly a school's registrar, take a close look at the Review Class Configuration query, so central to ensuring that your academic year runs smoothly. In the second half, take a look at class enrollment records and get an overview of transferring students between classes using Axiom.