This year, we're having Montessori conversations! News You Can Use 1/15/2019

We are thinking of you all as you dive into admissions season! Many of our members are hosting Open Houses this month to showcase their school to the local community. We think this is such a great way to connect with prospective parents while allowing them to see the.

Here are a few tips we've learned along the way to keep the flow of conversation going while capturing important information to follow up with visitors!

  • Name tags! Always have name tags for every person (including children!) so…

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Creative initiative pays off for Arbor Montessori School through their Giving Tuesday Facebook campaign!

Arbor Montessori School, a well-established, AMI accredited school in the Atlanta area experienced great success with their initiatives on Giving Tuesday on November 27th! This day is dedicated to celebrating the generosity of giving and Arbor Montessori experienced just that from their community!



The Goal: Arbor had two primary goals for their campaign: to explore the feasibility of the day as a fundraising opportunity for the school and to give an additional boost to our Annual Fund for…

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Docusign | News You Can Use 12/4/2018

Hi Montessorians!

Welcome to December, the time we start (if we haven't already!) thinking about the next school year. Tuition increases, re-enrollment, and prospective parent events are among the many details we consider as we work to set our schools up for success for the 2019-2020 school year!

 

 

  • Last week's coaching call we discussed Bonjoro, a lead engagement tool that has the potential to revolutionize the way we connect with our current and prospective parents. Check out the reco…

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Lead Engagement through Bonjoro | News You Can Use 11/27/2018

Hi Everyone,

We’re back at it after a fantastic holiday break! Hopefully you were able to enjoy some rest and relaxation. We know it’s already been a busy week for many of you!

 

 

  • If you haven’t heard, our co-founder Kasim Aslam was published on Forbes.com for his article about the role content plays in our society and what we can do to make sure we protect the integrity of the information available to us. It’s a very thoughtful piece, and we think we’re pretty lucky to have him on our …

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Canva | News You Can Use 11/13/2018

Hi Montessorians,

Here is this week's News You Can Use!

 

 

Matt was in Atlanta over the weekend speaking to the administrator's group. If you were able to attend and participate in great conversations about marketing and admissions, please share your thoughts with us on our Facebook page or in our forum in the Nido member's section!

  • Last week we concluded the topic of Thought Leadership with a conversation about the Google Webmaster Console. Kasim taught us why it's important to check …

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Google Webmaster Console | News You Can Use 11/6/2018

Hi everyone!

 

Can you believe it's November already? The holiday season is already upon us and we are gearing up for a busy, quick end to 2018! This time of year tends to be a time at our school where we come together as a staff and share the wonderful community gatherings each classroom has. Please share with us any fun events you do this time of year with your school.

  

 

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Google Analytics - News You Can Use 10/30/2018

Hello everyone,

Here is your last News You Can Use of October! I hope your school year is going well so far. We had parent teacher conferences last week so it was a busy time for us!

 

 

  • Last week’s coaching call was lively with great questions from our members in our “Ask Matt Anything” session. We like to do these regularly so we can understand more about your obstacles and experiences. If you missed it, you can check out the recording here.
  • This week’s coaching call we are talking ab…

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Ask Matt Anything - News You Can Use 10/24/2018

Hello Montessorians,

Here's your weekly News You Can Use!

 

 

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Montessori Blogging 101 | News You Can Use 10/3/2018

Hi there!

This week Matt is in Sydney, Australia speaking at the Montessori Innovation Summit so your NYCU is brought to you by Daneen!

 

  • For this week's call, we're excited to continue our conversation around thought leadership with the topic of blogging. Montessori blogs are great ways to represent your school and the interests of child development. Join us to learn more about this somewhat daunting but very important marketing strategy!
  • Last week we discussed creating a content schedu…

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Online Reputation Management | News You Can Use 08/29/2018

Here's your weekly News You Can Use!

 

 

  • Last week's call we had a great conversation about direct mail. In a digital world this is often overlooked and underestimated. If you missed it, be sure to watch the recording as we give practical advice on what, how, and why direct mail is worth your investment!
  • This week's coaching call we will discuss online reputation management. Whether you're a brand new school looking to build a good foundation in your community or you're a veteran school …

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