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ClassWallet Bookkeeping and Technology Survey Results

At ClassWallet we’re always joking that no company sells less efficiency and increased costs. Most technology companies position themselves as a solution that saves time and money, but what that means to people differs considerably. We’ve been told by clients they save, on average, 5 hours a week in school bookkeeping time managing teacher orders and receipt reimbursement on our platform. We wondered what impact this really has in the daily lives of these administrators. So we asked districts of all sizes across the country what the effects would be from freeing up 5 hours each week for their bookkeepers, and here’s what they had to say.

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A Conversation on Teacher Empowerment and Classroom Spending Decisions

The recent national headline “Teachers Quit Jobs at Highest Rate on Record” may be striking news to some, but it’s just an echo in the educator community. Teacher feedback consistently shows that salary is a primary motivator for job satisfaction. However, it’s frequently additional frustrations (working conditions, weak support, lack of autonomy, etc.) that fuel the final decision to walk away from what was formerly a passion for many.

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The Value of Time and Technology in the Business Office

At ClassWallet we’re always joking that no company sells less efficiency and increased costs. Most technology companies position themselves as a solution that saves time and money, but what that means to people differs considerably. We’ve been told by clients they save, on average, 5 hours a week in school bookkeeping time managing teacher orders and receipt reimbursement on our platform.

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ClassWallet CEO Invited to Present at SXSW EDU Addressing Teacher Shortage and Retention

The SXSW EDU Conference & Festival is a chance for an engaged community to come together around education to cultivate and empower stakeholders to advance teaching and learning.  This year there was a record number of sessions submitted to be chosen to speak at the conference. ClassWallet is pleased to announce that CEO Jamie Rosenberg was among those chosen to speak at this esteemed education event.

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ClassWallet and GoFundMe Announce Partnership to Align Teachers and Districts on Fundraising Efforts

ClassWallet and GoFundMe have joined forces combining two best-in-class solutions to give teachers and school districts robust fundraising capabilities, while adhering to district administration requirements. Over the years, teachers, students, and schools have turned to GoFundMe, the world leader in social fundraising, and the education category is one of the fastest growing on the platform. ClassWallet is the country’s leading classroom spend tracking platform.

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EdTech Digest Feature of ClassWallet CEO

No stranger to education technology, Jamie Rosenberg has launched two successful technology companies in the space. His journey from mergers and acquisitions lawyer to social entrepreneur is a living example of how one person can change the world.

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Vote for “Trust is a Must” at SXSW Edu 2019

The SXSW EDU Conference & Festival fosters innovation in learning bringing together key stakeholders with a goal of impacting the future of teaching and learning.  The festival takes place in the tech-hub center of Austin, Texas and the 2019 theme will be “The Future of Learning Starts Here.”  ClassWallet CEO & Founder, Jamie Rosenberg, is in the running to be a panelist, along with Esther Wojcicki and Max McGee and we need you to cast your vote for us to speak!  

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How To Keep & Retain The Millennial Teacher

We sat down with international education consultant Jennifer Abrams to discuss what is needed for schools to keep and retain the millennial teacher and help this generation thrive.  Millennials make up the largest percentage of teachers, yet only 6% of superintendents think their district understands the needs of millennial teachers

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Do You Know What Motivates Millennial Teachers?

Hint: It’s not purchase orders, requisition forms and receipts. Millennials are the largest generation in the US labor force today.  That means 1 in 3 workers are now millennials and those entering school systems are not being supported in a way that is useful to their skills and needs.

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