July 25, 2018

By the Numbers: Improve Parent Engagement in Rural Districts with Peachjar!

Nearly 30% of all American public schools are rural, but did you know that two-thirds of rural Americans own smartphones with internet compatibility? With Peachjar, your school district can easily reach these parents digitally about the important school and community information they need. “Our schools and community love Peachjar," says Audrey Childs, PIO at Darlington County School District in South Carolina. "It’s ...

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By Josh Fuller

Categories: School Districts

July 25, 2018

How to Brand your After School Program

Your organization needs to have a strong brand to build a presence within your community. The first step is to identify what your program represents and how it impacts a child's life. Create a list of characteristics that describe your program to differentiate it from competitors and other businesses within the same industry. Make sure your list includes what your business is capable of offering to families. For example, ...

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By Megan Hahn

Categories: Program Providers

July 17, 2018

By the Numbers: Teachers Save Time with Peachjar!

Did you know that over 367,227 teachers are no longer burdened with having to hand out paper flyers during class? By the time you're reading this, it's likely more!  What does this mean? This means that even if teachers spent just 5 minutes a week passing out flyers, that's still over 1,800,000 million minutes per week that they can instead spend on teaching children. How much time does your district spend approving and ...

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By Josh Fuller

Categories: School Districts

July 16, 2018

How to Promote Inclusion in Your After School Program

  Children with disabilities are often overlooked when planning and organizing events and programs due to physical or mental limitations. However, children with special needs can receive the same benefits from participating in after school programs that other children do. In 2015–16, the number of students ages 3–21 receiving special education services was 6.7 million, that's 13 percent of all public school students. That's ...

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By Cecelia Schwartz

Categories: Program Providers

July 12, 2018

Tips for Collecting Parent Email Addresses

Collecting parent email addresses can be a bit of a headache. It doesn't have to be, though! We've compiled some tips to help make that process go as smoothly as possible:...

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By Cecelia Schwartz

Categories: School Districts

July 09, 2018

How To Maximize Your Chances of Flyer Approval

Want to know some of the best ways to help get your flyer approved by school districts and reach more parents? There are some simple practices you should start doing that can make a huge difference in the success of your flyer distribution! Here are some key elements that program providers should pay attention to in order to maximize your chances of your flyer being approved and distributed. ...

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By Cecelia Schwartz

Categories: Program Providers

July 05, 2018

Unique ways to market your program on a small budget

While it's true that you have to spend more money to make more money, there are affordable options to get the word out about your programs and camps. Marketing your program can get expensive, but fortunately there are some strategies to get creative and grow registrations for your program on a shoestring budget. Not only will you reach more parents, but you'll connect with your local community too! ...

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By Megan Hahn

Categories: Program Providers