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12 Reasons Phone and Text Notification Software Can Help Your Christian School


If you’ve ever had kids who go to school or if you’ve ever worked at a Christian school, you know that getting important messages to the parents is critical.

girls textingHaving a text and phone broadcast service in place is the solution to all of a school’s normal and emergency notification needs. With just one phone call, you can easily notify staff, parents, and students immediately. One voice and text broadcast service, Call-Em-All, can automate your telephone tree and remove other tedious, inefficient, or non-existent methods for notifying parents and students that you may be using today.

Here are 12 good ideas for using broadcast messaging within your Christian school:

  1. School cancellation notification
  2. Weather cancellations or delays (snow days)
  3. Early dismissal reminders/notification
  4. On campus violence or emergency reports
  5. Rumor control
  6. PTA/PTO meeting reminders
  7. Policy reminders
  8. Substitute teacher requests
  9. Schedule changes
  10. Meeting notices
  11. Voting/Referendum reminders
  12. Absence/Tardy parental notification

A Few Happy Schools:

KIPP began in 1994 with a powerful idea: to create a classroom that helped children develop the knowledge, skills, character, and habits necessary to succeed in college and build a better tomorrow for their communities. The Call-Em-All broadcast application allows KIPP to contact teachers and students with school closings, event times, meeting notices, and community updates.

The Fairfield School District utilizes Call-Em-All for all of its community notifications. Our easy to use application allows the school district to notify members regarding schedules, substitute teacher requests, and policy reminders.

Across 28 campuses, Harmony Public Schools offer college prep with a focus on math, science, engineering, and computer technologies to students in K-12. Harmony uses Call-Em-All to communicate with parents about inclement weather, early dismissals, payment information, report cards, and absent notifications.

I CAN is a non-profit charter school network with seven college prep campuses. I CAN uses Call-Em-All to communicate with faculty and parents about orientation, special events, and community outreach.

[Call-em-All is a valued ChurchTechToday site sponsor.]

Lauren Hunter
Lauren Hunterhttps://laurenhunter.net
Lauren Hunter is a writer who loves the big picture of God’s journey we are all on together. In 2007, she founded ChurchTechToday, a website for pastors and church leaders to harness technology to improve ministry. Married to her high school sweetheart, Lauren lives in Northern California with her husband and their four children. Her latest book is Leaving Christian Science: 10 Stories of New Faith in Jesus Christ. She can be found online at https://laurenhunter.net.


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