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Product Brief

Message Center

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Keep the lines of communication open by giving your teachers an easy way to keep parents engaged.

Message Center
As easy as email, without the need to look up contact information
Send individual messages or share with the entire class
Fully secure, with historical audit trails
Use for continuous light touch or major announcements

With Skyward, parents in our district have become more involved with their child's school work. They find it easy to navigate Family Access, view missing assignments, and connect with teachers about things occurring in the classroom.

Sandra Jantzi, Administrator
Au-Gres-Sims School District, MI


1) The Golden Minute

Did you know that when your teachers spend one additional minute per student per week on light-touch parent communication, dropout rates fall by as much as 41%? Skyward's Message Center makes staying in touch easy.
Golden Minute

Blog: The Golden Minute


 

2) Parent-Friendly

Parents can choose their preferred method of communication and provide updates via a social media-style wall. We've found that this slight change from traditional email makes a world of difference in keeping parents engaged. The message center is also a great way to provide tips and resources for upcoming assignments.
 

3) Personalized Learning Opportunities

The note home had a great run, but our digital world calls for an upgrade. Skyward's Message Center is a great way to incorporate positive feedback or areas of concern into ongoing communication. You don't want your parents' only interaction with their child's school to be when something bad happens. Teachers and parents can work together to follow up on strategies discussed during parent/teacher conferences or get ahead of academic concerns.

 

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