Blackbaud, Inc. Acquires Smart Tuition

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Acquisition to Deliver Unmatched, Fully-Connected Experience for K-12 Private Schools and Families

We are honored to share what promises to favorably impact the K-12 private school community. Today, as part of our commitment to innovation in the education community, we are pleased to announce that Smart Tuition, a leading provider of payment software and services for private schools and parents, is now part of Blackbaud.

What does this means for the K-12 Private School Community?

The Blackbaud and Smart Tuition management teams are very excited about this news, as we see terrific opportunity in the combined expertise of the two companies to serve our clients better and to accelerate the pace of development of our products.

The acquisition brings together two recognized leaders in two distinct areas of the K-12 private schools sector. By combining Smart Tuition’s innovative technology solutions for tuition management with Blackbaud’s rich portfolio of offerings for the K-12 private school community, we are uniquely positioned to deliver:

  • Leading and unmatched solutions that help K-12 private schools manage and connect information, streamline internal processes and improve the parent/family experience
  • One well-integrated solution that fully connects schools—from enrollment management software, to student information, billing and tuition management, to learning and content management, and more
  • The most innovative, mobile-ready, cloud based solutions for K-12 private schools; which come with the industry’s largest community of thought leaders, resources and support professionals

Smart Tuition + Blackbaud will truly be better together and better for private K-12 schools!  Please visit this site regularly for more news as it becomes available!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Marla Leung

Marla Leung

As a former international school principal, teacher, sales representative, and marketing director, Marla brings a wealth of business and education experience to Smart Tuition. Prior to joining Smart, Marla managed the southeast sales region for Tuition Management Systems. Her knowledge of private and faith based schools and the tuition industry made her a natural choice to be our Director of Communications. Marla has an Ed.S degree in Educational Leadership. A graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in Communication, Marla is at ease speaking in front of groups; in fact, she has been a featured presenter at regional and national associations on topics of importance to school business officers.

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