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Ellen Lee

Ellen is the Marketing Manager at SchoolStatus. Her pet peeves include windshield wipers running at the wrong speed and clothes that should have been ironed.
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SchoolStatus Welcomes New Faces to Atlanta and Hattiesburg Offices

Published on April 10, 2019

SchoolStatus is pleased to announce the recent growth of its Operations, Development, Sales, and Marketing teams to align with new client opportunities and continued customer success. The newest SchoolStatus team members, Erica Cowan, Carolyn Petrosian, Mark Sharp, Amanda Matthews, and Dane Conrad further strengthen the company’s proven offerings as well as expansion into the Southeast.

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Parent Communication Made Easy with SchoolStatus Texting App

Published on December 13, 2018

Since adding the ability to text parents from SchoolStatus last year, educators have sent over one million text messages to parents

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MYTH BUSTED: Parents Don't Answer the Phone

Published on October 30, 2018

Once upon a time I tweeted something that upset our CEO...

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8 Ways to Lead Your Team Toward Better Parent Engagement

Published on September 21, 2018

Take a mental step back and assess the connections between your campus, your parent community, and your team of teachers, counselors and administrators. 

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The Best Tweets From Educators This Week

Published on October 18, 2017

"There is always another chance. Always" 

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5 Tips for Navigating Cultural Differences During the Holidays

Published on December 06, 2016

Like many of you, I spend a lot of happy energy getting ready for the holiday season.

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5 Tech Trends in Education for 2016

Published on February 16, 2016

Trends in classroom technology today are mind-blowing. Truly. Virtual reality? 3D printing? I still remember the singular thrill of seeing that giant tv cart being wheeled into my classroom. Movie day! Woohoo! 

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Mississippi Love in Writing

Published on February 16, 2016

I could make you a list of famous people from Mississippi. Or maybe a list that details all of the noteworthy things that have happened in our humble state. Or how about a graph that shows the dramatic rate at which schools in Mississippi are improving? (No really, they are.)

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Expensive Tech Paperweights

Published on January 27, 2016

Technology in the classroom has moved over the years from a luxury to a necessity- but that doesn’t mean that tech is simple, easy, or that teachers will intuitively navigate dashboards like a duck in water.

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Bullying: Q&A

Published on January 12, 2016

For our third installment of our Bullying Series,  we’ve decided to share the work of bullying expert Susan Swearer, PhD. This question and answer set was originally published in 2010.  

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