• by Kristen Chase
    • April 28, 2022
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    • As you consider various sources of donations for your organization or charity, businesses can be the perfect partner in supporting your important work. Unlike the process of seeking donations from family, friends, and community members, reaching out to businesses with a request letter or specific d

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    • by Kristen Chase
    • April 26, 2022
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    • As you think about seeking out donations for your organization, the way you write your donation message can be the difference it takes to turn a potential donor into an actual donor. While it can be challenging to come up with creative donation message ideas, the communication you send can build th

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    • by Kristen Chase
    • April 21, 2022
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    • An auction event is a highly effective way to fundraise for your organization. Certain auction item ideas typically do better than others when bringing in the most bids and highest donations. If you’re looking to turn your donor into the winning bidder, these 10 unique silent or live ideas can le

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    • by Kristen Chase
    • April 19, 2022
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    • Whether you need new uniforms or want to take your team to camp, cheerleading fundraisers are the perfect way to help get your cheerleading squad to the next level. Here are seven creative cheerleading fundraising ideas for spring and summer that you can easily plan and execute with your squad

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    • by Dawn Snow
    • April 14, 2022
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    • Auctions are a great way to enhance donations for any kind of fundraiser. From booster clubs to PTAs to dance troupes or youth sports teams, creative auction baskets ideas can drive competitive bidding and put more money into your organization's coffers. We collected 17 terrific auction basket i

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    • by Kristen Chase
    • April 12, 2022
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    • With baseball season now pretty much year-round, teams are often seeking creative baseball fundraising ideas to help support their budding all-stars. Baseball is an extremely popular sport in the United States, with millions of kids participating on youth teams at various levels from little league

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    • by Dawn Snow
    • April 7, 2022
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    • Anyone seeking to generate money for a non-profit organization, booster club, youth sports team, or PTA/PTO knows that fundraisers happen year-round. One great way to get donors excited and drive significant donations is to offer auction baskets. Who doesn’t love a friendly competition to support

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    • by Amy Hatch
    • April 5, 2022
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    • In the United States alone, almost 2 million nonprofit organizations are vying for the attention and dollars of potential donors, according to the 2021 Nonprofit Trends and Impact Report from the Urban Institute. And in 2020, small non-profit groups took the biggest hit during the economic crisis p

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    • by Kristen Chase
    • March 31, 2022
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    • With the focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion these days, it’s important for organizations to ensure that their events are accessible to their entire community.  While you may already feel as though your team does their best to host a fundraising event where everyone feels welcome, t

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  • hybrid fundraising events
    • by Kristen Chase
    • March 29, 2022
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    • While in-person fundraisers are a popular way to engage with your community, and raise funds for your important cause, adding virtual fundraisers and hosting hybrid fundraising events is a smart way to broaden your reach, and ensure the maximum number of potential participants are able to join in o

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  • online fundraising platform
    • by Dawn Snow
    • March 24, 2022
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    • Fundraising
    • The online fundraising platform is increasing in popularity for teachers, school districts, PTAs/PTOs, and all kinds of booster clubs. Not only are organizations pressed for funds, but they're also pressed for time. That extra funding is critical and your community needs it now. As a busy workin

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  • spring fundraising ideas
    • by Kristen Chase
    • March 22, 2022
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    • With spring approaching, many organizations are planning their upcoming events and searching for creative fundraising ideas to get their community involved and rally their support for a good cause.  Whether you’re looking for in-person or online fundraising ideas for sports teams, like ba

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  • Image of father and son
    • by Kristen Chase
    • March 17, 2022
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    • While elementary school and high school Parent Teacher Association/Organization membership have traditionally been the realm of moms, the times are changing, and dads are increasing their interest and involvement in school organizations. This shift in father engagement can definitely have a positiv

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  • PTA
    • by Dawn Snow
    • March 15, 2022
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    • Whether your school's parent organization is linked to the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) or is an independent local school organization, you have something in common. Eventually, officers will transition, and all the knowledge needs to pass from the outgoing officer to the incoming offi

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  • impact of covid 19
    • by Kristen Chase
    • March 10, 2022
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    • As more organizations return to in-person fundraising, it’s important for them to consider the impact that COVID-19 will have on attendance. For the last two years, most events have been almost exclusively virtual, and while in-person participation has increased as of late, many potential attende

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  • how to market a fundraising campaign
    • by Dawn Snow
    • March 8, 2022
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    • Imagine it—you and your team vetted all the fundraising ideas, landed on an amazing plan, planned your fundraising event, and now it's time to get the word out.  But how will you market your fundraising campaign? Overnight, you have become a marketer. Suddenly, you’re in charge of creat

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  • No Parent Apps or Logins
  • Enhanced School Communication The Way Parents Want
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • December 6, 2021
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    • Family Engagement
    • Managing school notifications and parent communications is a frustrating task for many K-12 families. With so many different school notifications, it doesn’t take much to overload the phone of a busy parent. However, schools and districts must tackle the challenge of reaching every parent in thei

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  • Online School Store Payments Solution on Livingtree Give
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • November 1, 2021
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    • If your school is selling items like spirit wear or collecting payments and school fees, creating an online shopping experience is a sure-fire way to make it easy on parents, students, and your school. Online school stores and payment services eliminate the stress for parents that are hoping their

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  • Livingtree National Family Engagement Summit
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • October 8, 2021
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    • The 2021 National Family Engagement Summit will take place October 13-15 at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott for those attending in person or on the Whova app for those attending virtually. The conference, which is hosted by Successful Innovations Inc. and NAFSCE, will feature three full days of grea

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  • Livestrong Livingtree Childrens Cancer Awareness Partnership
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • September 1, 2021
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    • AUSTIN, TEXAS — SEPTEMBER 1, 2021 Wednesday, September 1st marked the start of Livingtree’s month-long fundraising challenge for Children’s Cancer Awareness Month. The Austin-based education technology company partnered with the Livestrong Foundation to bring awareness and raise money

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  • Why Professional Development Training is Critical for Family Engagement
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • June 14, 2021
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    • Family engagement plays a powerful role in the academic lives of students and is often what sets successful schools apart from others. Research shows that when families are engaged in learning, students demonstrate better grades, test scores, attendance, and behavior (Henderson, Mapp, 2002).

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  • Livingtree Engage Two-Way Translations for School Communication
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • March 30, 2021
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    • At Livingtree, we strive to connect schools and families so that schools can communicate effectively and engage parents in their student’s learning. That’s why we’ve built extensive translation features within the Livingtree Engage communication platform. Why is it important to translate s

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  • Ways to Say Thank You to Teachers During COVID Pandemic
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • March 8, 2021
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    • Engagement in Education
    • When students were home during the school closures, quarantines, and virtual learning brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, more people than ever before have realized the immense amount of work and dedication that teachers put into their jobs day in and day out on behalf of their students. More and

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  • Family Engagement Two-Way Communication
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • January 31, 2021
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    • The way our society communicates has changed, drastically! Data, that's now over two years old, shows that 96% of Americans own a cellphone, and 81% of Americans own a smartphone. The technology available today is faster and easier to use than ever before. And now the millennials that grew up using

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  • What is Family Engagement? Things You Should Know
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • January 28, 2021
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    • Family Engagement
    • “Family engagement means more than simply informing parents about their child’s progress or challenges” [IRIS Center] When it comes to one of the most important components related to student success and school improvement, it’s mission-critical to understand the meaning of family engagem

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  • 5 Powerful Ways to Improve Family Engagement with Better School Communications
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • December 8, 2020
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    • Family Engagement
    • Family engagement is a key component in both school improvement and student success. Research shows that when families engage in their child’s learning, students demonstrate better grades, test scores, attendance, and behavior. The problem that many schools face is that some traditional family

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  • School Communication Alternative to SchoolMessenger
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • August 17, 2020
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    • Engagement in Education
    • Looking for a communication alternative to SchoolMessenger that families will love? SchoolMessenger is a good platform for sending mass notifications and communications. However, many schools and districts want a better solution for connecting their families to the classroom, school, and distric

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    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • August 3, 2020
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    • If your PTA could run one fundraiser for the whole school year or run several throughout the year, which would you choose? Most would likely choose the first. Because let’s be honest, organizing school fundraisers and collecting donations isn’t necessarily a quick and easy process. It takes

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  • Urgent Alert Notifications for Schools & Districts - New Feature on Livingtree Engage
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • May 12, 2020
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    • No matter the scale, when you are dealing with an emergent situation, you should notify all of your staff and families in as many forms as possible to ensure the message is received. That’s why Livingtree developed its new Urgent Alert feature on the Engage platform. The new feature is now ava

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  • Teacher Appreciation Week - Saying Thank You to Teachers During Coronavirus School Closures
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • April 16, 2020
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    • Engagement in Education
    • What is Teacher Appreciation Week? Teacher Appreciation Week, which also incorporates National Teacher Day, is a week-long celebration that honors and celebrates teachers for the contributions they make to education. It offers students, families, and administrators an opportunity to show their a

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  • Replacing Face to Face School Fundraising
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • April 10, 2020
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    • How do you replace face to face school fundraisers? The current global health crisis has thrown a wrench in a lot of activities related to K-12 education. School fundraising is an essential activity that happens in the background of the school ecosystem, so it's not typically top of mind for mos

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  • Online and Home Learning Resources for Schools Teachers and Families
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • March 24, 2020
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    • Engagement in Education
    • With millions of students experiencing school disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, both teachers and families are making plans to keep students on track and learning while at home. That means that students and their families are now in the position of driving that learning. But, teachers are s

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  • Scholastic Learn At Home Digital Hub
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • March 24, 2020
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    • As recently featured in a CNN article, the educational company Scholastic “has launched a ‘Learn at Home’ website that has daily courses for students from Pre-kindergarten to grades 6 and higher.” This free, open-access digital hub was created to help keep students learning while school sc

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  • Communicating to Families About Coronavirus
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • March 17, 2020
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    • Just last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Coronavirus (COVID-19) spread a global pandemic. What we know for sure is that this virus is at the top of everyone’s mind, especially the minds of family members with children in school. This pandemic is something the world has nev

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  • Livingtree Services During the COVID-19 Crisis
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • March 16, 2020
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    • News
    • First and foremost, we hope you are healthy and safe. Our thoughts are with everyone and all of the school communities affected by this pandemic. This is something the modern world has never dealt with before, and these are uncharted waters for leaders across the globe. COVID-19 is at top of mind f

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  • What You Need To Know About School Crowdfunding Livingtree Blog
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • February 13, 2020
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    • Whether you are a district administrator, a school administrator, an educator, or even a community member, chances are you've seen an online fundraising campaign from one of your local school classrooms or programs. With the reported rise in school crowdfunding campaigns across the country, it's cl

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  • Crowdfunding Policy Guidance and Best Practices
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • December 13, 2019
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    • Crowdfunding provides enormous opportunities for today's classrooms and school programs to raise money because of its efficiency. Organizers can create campaigns in no time, and share them with hundreds if not thousands of people online. However, these same opportunities also pose serious risks

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    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • December 6, 2019
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    • As a growing number of school communities turn to crowdfunding and raise more money than ever before for their classrooms and programs, what should be celebrated as a victory has turned into a concern for school district administrators. The concept of online fundraising in K-12 schools has erupt

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  • School Districts can Pre-Approve ANY Fundraiser on Livingtree Give
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • November 7, 2019
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    • Livingtree Give’s new feature centralizes fundraising procedures and equips school districts with a comprehensive process to pre-approve fundraising requests from any programs or sites like DonorsChoose, GoFundMe, SnapRaise, and more AUSTIN, TX, October 7, 2019 – Livingtree, a fundraisi

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  • Livingtree's Family Engagement Professional Development Workshop
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • October 28, 2019
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    • Livingtree introduces program in North Dakota focused on bringing families closer to their child(ren)’s learning experiences at school through innovative strategies and technology. AUSTIN, TEXAS -- OCTOBER 28, 2019 Schools across North Dakota have officially began a partnership with Li

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  • Understanding and Managing Crowdfunding Risk in School Districts
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • September 19, 2019
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    • Teacher crowdfunding can bring important resources - tied to specific classroom needs, where government funding falls short. But it also opens educators up to substantial liabilities. It's crucial for school districts to understand how to manage the risks that are associated with crowdfunding campa

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  • Livingtree Engage Updates
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • July 22, 2019
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    • Are you preparing to be a family engagement rockstar next year? We're here for you, and we've made some new feature updates on the Livingtree Engage school communication platform to make engaging families a little easier! We are constantly working on new features that benefit the Family Engagement p

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  • The Liabilities of Crowdfunding for K-12 School Districts
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • June 13, 2019
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    • Fundraising
    • School districts across the country are faced with a new challenge when it comes to funding: managing the liabilities of crowdfunding (online fundraising). With the number of school teachers spending money out of pocket for classroom projects, and the after-school clubs and teams in need of addition

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    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • May 23, 2019
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    • https://youtu.be/WxyEuydR-SQ In this week's episode, Livingtree CEO Gary Hensley discusses the current situation in K-12 schools when it comes to crowdfunding and the risks that teachers, donors, and the district all face when it's not done right.   Hi everybody, welcome to this week’s editi

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  • Livingtree's Family Efficacy Score
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • May 21, 2019
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    • AUSTIN, TX — May 21, 2019 —Livingtree, Inc., today announced the launch of The Family Efficacy Score™ (FES). Creator of Livingtree Engage platform, the private, safe, and secure community for teachers and families to engage in support of better learning outcomes for children announces a major

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    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • May 21, 2019
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    • Fundraising
    • https://youtu.be/_vVyMc71NMA "Why is it that I have to buy something in order to support my child?" is the question that Livingtree CEO Gary Hensley poses. Over the last decade, there has been a shift in the way that parents prefer to interact with school fundraising.   Hey everybody and welco

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  • School Program Saves by Not Using Snap-Raise
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • May 9, 2019
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    • Fundraising
    • The Basha High School Air Force JROTC program in Chandler, AZ, like many other school organizations across the country, depends on fundraisers to cover the costs of their program's equipment, supplies, and experiences. In years prior, the JROTC program worked with Snap-Raise to help them raise funds

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    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • May 8, 2019
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    • https://youtu.be/0MSy-HFfutQ Do you know how school districts are funded? Livingtree CEO Gary Hensley took a moment in the first of our new vlog series to address the confusion of where districts receive their funding and the challenges they face. What are your thoughts? Hey everybody, my name

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    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • May 1, 2019
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    • https://youtu.be/5pR0105g2K0 In this video, Livingtree CEO Gary Hensley talks about the beginning of Livingtree Give and why he originally started the company.  "I wanted to take an opportunity to talk a little bit about something that really was the beginning of Livingtree Give. The prod

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  • Crowdfunding school districts ban and embrace it
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • April 4, 2019
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    • Sarah Schwartz’s Education Week blog follows the recent Crowdfunding Research Report published by EdSurge, and outlines many reasons why a multitude of school districts like Metro Nashville Public Schools are banning the use of school crowdfunding sites like DonorsChoose.org. With the recent boom

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  • Livingtree Districts Listed on EdSurge Crowdfunding Report
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • March 21, 2019
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    • Online fundraising is a growing area in K-12, and crowdfunding has exploded onto the scene over the last decade. While many students, families, teachers, and schools have embraced this new type of fundraising, school districts are facing unintended liabilities from these types of campaigns. EdSurge

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  • Platform-App Built for Family Engagement
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • March 18, 2019
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    • Family Engagement
    • In our increasingly digital world, there’s an app (or a dozen) for every need and/or want we can imagine. Education technology is no different. Every week, it seems like there is a different app for behavior, communication, attendance - you name it. With limited direction from the school or distri

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  • Livingtree Give Leaderboard Fundraising Feature
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • March 13, 2019
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    • Livingtree Give just added a little competition to education fundraising… We’d like to introduce the “Leaderboard” Feature! The "Leaderboard" feature is an option that you can choose to set up when you are creating your online campaign, which allows you to create a "competition" for donatio

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  • The Family Engagement Benefits of District-Wide Parent Communication
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • January 10, 2019
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    • Family Engagement
    • Sixty years of research have led to family engagement strategies like Family Academic Socialization, Home Visits, Phone Calls, Parent-Teacher Conferences, and Academic Nights. However, a commonly overlooked component is the dedicated connection between school and home that allows families to unders

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  • Can Technology Improve Family Engagement?
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • January 10, 2019
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    • Family Engagement
    • Every model of reform has as a necessary component: the idea that families need to be connected to learning. Family engagement is therefore not a nice-to-have, but a MUST-have if schools want to meet the goals they have for all students. Leaders in education can no longer ignore what sixty years of

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  • School District Crowdfunding Fundraising with Email
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • December 20, 2018
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    • Fundraising
    • When you hear the word “homeless” the first image that comes to mind probably isn’t a child, is it? And yet there are more than 2,300 students in the Austin Independent School District that experience homelessness each year. The effects of that are something that no child should experience, es

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    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • November 20, 2018
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    • Every year on Livingtree Give, we see projects from outdoor gardens to programs for the arts. Every project has an outcome directly related to students. Where else can you have such an impact on the future of our country and the world to inspire a life-long journey of learning? One of the biggest p

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    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • November 14, 2018
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    • Take part in this year's global day of giving! #GivingTuesday (11/27) + Livingtree Give What is #GivingTuesday and how is Livingtree Give involved? #GivingTuesday is a global movement where campaigns happen in almost every country in the world.  For the past two years, Livingtree Give (Form

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  • Livingtree Engage 2018 Feature Update
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • October 25, 2018
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    • We've put together a feature recap from the Fall of 2018 for all of our Livingtree Engage users. Here are the updates that went live this fall: New “Share A Message” Design Sharing a post has a new look! At the start of the school year, we updated the design and feel for users sharing messag

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  • Livingtree Always Growing Blog
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • October 22, 2018
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    • Livingtree was created by a family in 2013 as a solution to keep families connected to the academic lives of their children through technology. As a company, we are on a mission to bring the best tech platforms and practices to schools and families, and believe that together we can bring out the bes

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  • 5 Liabilities of Crowdfunding K-12 School Districts Should Know
    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • September 25, 2018
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    • Fundraising
    • Over the years, there has been a growing spotlight on the education funding gap. The gap has become more of a problem for many K-12 school districts with recent statistics showing an increase in teacher spending on school supplies. Many schools and districts are finding that traditional fundraising

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  • Livingtree Hires Family Engagement Expert Dr. Steve Constantino
    • by LivingTree News
    • June 26, 2018
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    •  AUSTIN, TX, June 27, 2018 -- As the leading engagement platform provider for K-12 schools, we are excited to announce the hiring of the nation's leading expert in family engagement and former Acting Virginia State Superintendent, Dr. Steve Constantino who joins Livingtree after an esteemed car

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    • by Livingtree Marketing
    • October 3, 2017
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    • We're thrilled to announce our participation in upcoming conference sessions. We're sharing best practices and frameworks based on millions of conversations and points of engagement. The focus of these sessions will be using technology to create positive and inclusive environments. We hope you'll jo

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    • by Joni Carswell
    • September 12, 2017
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    • News
    • When Hurricane Harvey came ashore August 25, 2017, an estimated $180 Billion in damage across 300 miles resulted. The damage included 200,000 homes and over 300 schools. As the school year progresses and the initial and incredible rush of support depletes, there are still many educators and families

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    • by Joni Carswell
    • August 16, 2017
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    • Engagement in Education
    • Unsharpened pencils, fingerprint free devices, clean notebooks, perfect crayons, unused erasers, clean desks, new class decorations - ahhh, the sights and smells of a new school year. It’s hard to believe a new one is already upon us. As a parent, I have the typical worries about what new teachers

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    • by LivingTree News
    • July 29, 2017
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    • LivingTree, a private social network for PK-12 family engagement, today announced the availability of attendance alerts, a new feature of its engagement platform. School and district administrators can now use LivingTree to quickly and easily share attendance alerts with families, extending the solu

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    • by LivingTree News
    • June 14, 2017
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    • One Million Dollar Grant Helps PK-12 Schools Across the Country Deepen Family & Community Engagement via Tiered Social Network® AUSTIN, TX, June 15, 2017 – LivingTree today announced that it has awarded $500,000 in third round Drako Community and Family Engagement Grants for Schools to dis

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    • by LivingTree News
    • May 22, 2017
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    • One Million Dollar Grant Helps PK-12 Schools Across the Country Deepen Family & Community Engagement via Tiered Social Network® AUSTIN, TX, May 22, 2017 – LivingTree today announced that it has awarded $250,000 in second round Drako Community and Family Engagement Grants for Schools to distr

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    • by LivingTree News
    • May 8, 2017
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    • Dr. Stella Pandhare, Principal of Nurture International School, says “Go for It” Nurture International School is in their second year using LivingTree. During this school year alone, Nurture International has shared 5600 posts, 440 files, 160 events, and 4800 photos. They are realizing their

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    • by LivingTree News
    • May 3, 2017
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    • One Million Dollar Grant Helps PK-12 Schools Across the Country Deepen Family & Community Engagement via Tiered Social NetworkR AUSTIN, TX, May 3, 2017 – LivingTree today announced that it has awarded $250,000 in first round Drako Community and Family Engagement Grants for Schools to district

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    • by LivingTree News
    • April 4, 2017
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    • LivingTree Executive Chairman Dean Drako Announces $1,000,000 Drako Community and Family Engagement Grant for Schools AUSTIN, Texas. April 4, 2017 – Dean Drako, LivingTree owner and executive chairman, announced today that he has funded the Drako Community and Family Engagement Grant for Schools f

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    • by LivingTree News
    • March 22, 2017
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    • We're thrilled to announce that we've been selected as a member of the 2017 National School Board Association (NSBA) Innovation Showcase. National School Boards Association Announces 2017 Education Technology Innovation Showcase March 21, 2017 Alexandria, Va.  (March 21, 2017) – The

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    • by LivingTree News
    • March 8, 2017
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    • Family Engagement
    • Download report: FamilyEngagementTech Technology - The Future of Family Engagement --Districts struggle to engage the majority of families, even using 12+ methods. --Private, social networks, systemic approaches making an impact in family engagement. Family engagement is the number one driver of

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    • by LivingTree News
    • February 9, 2017
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    • AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- LivingTree, a private social network for PK-12 family engagement, today announced the availability of Phone Alerts, a new feature of its engagement platform. School and district administrators can now use LivingTree to quickly and easily share phone

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    • by LivingTree News
    • January 26, 2017
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    • Engagement in Education
    • 97% of principals and teachers agree that families and educators should be equal partners in supporting student learning Scholastic has released a principal and teacher report resulting from a survey of 4700+ schools. The entire report can be found here. It does an excellent job of covering topics r

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    • by LivingTree News
    • January 13, 2017
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    • Maria Cantu has been educating children for 12 years; 9 of those years at Daniel Ramírez Elementary School in Pharr, Texas.  She knew she wanted to become a teacher when she was volunteering at the Boys and Girls Club the summer of her 9th grade year. “I instantly fell in love with teaching." 

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    • by LivingTree News
    • January 12, 2017
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    • Engagement in Education
    • As shared in District Administration Magazine - Q&A with Joni Carswell of LivingTree Increasing student success with proactive family engagement efforts - Having a single platform to house all activity and conversation can help districts transform family engagement! What are the benefits of a

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