Our Education Edge training and consulting are unique, assigning a single Education Edge consultant to your organization throughout your training and/or consulting process. Whether you need basic or advanced training, a new implementation or reimplementation, system review or a system upgrade, your consultant will provide consistency and stability throughout the transition.

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Benefits of Education Edge Training

Implementation and Training Services

education edge implementationOur consultants assist throughout the implementation process from initial needs assessment to configuration, training and satisfying the unique needs of your organization. Our “single source” approach to implementations provides consistency throughout your transition to new software. Since your needs become more advanced after the initial implementation, we offer training focused on advanced topics and how to further leverage features of the software. New users will obtain the training needed to successfully perform their duties. You may wish to plan on periodic training services to protect your software investment and make the best use of the system.


System Review and Evaluating Whether a New Module Makes Sense

analyzing education edge setupOur system review services provide recommendations on how your organization can better leverage the software. Because of our experience and knowledge of working with similar organizations, we can discuss the benefits of new modules; recommend supplemental or advanced training, upgrades, and adjustments to your setup. Your review will contain information on how to take full advantage of your software investment.


Upgrading Your System

upgrading education edge nxtWe offer implementation packages designed to smoothly upgrade you to the latest product offerings. Our upgrade services provide expertise and training to allow you to take advantage of the latest features and enhancements. You will benefit from having a solid upgrade “PLAN” that addresses each critical step while minimizing workplace disruptions. Our implementation specialist will work closely with you from Planning through Training ensuring that every step of the process is successfully completed.


Advanced Report Writing

education edge advanced reportsCBS Consultants and Programming Team will work together to create customized reports when the base system does not satisfy your requirements.


Integration Services between the Admissions Office, Registrar Office, and Business Office

education edge intergrationsOur Consultants can help with your Student process from admissions to graduation. CBS Consultants review shared fields and information of the student and parent records, maintaining of Records, end of year process (Reenrollment and Promotion), Shared Configuration Options, Security and much more.


Custom Integration Services with The Raiser’s Edge® and Financial Edge®

integration with financial edge and raisers edgeIncludes linking Student and/or Parent biographical records with Constituent records in Raiser’s Edge.


Linking Registrar’s Office Courses with Student Billing

link education edge with registrar billingSome solutions may include billing students for courses taken in Registrar’s Office that have extra fees associated with them. Another solution is billing students based on the credits of classes that students are registered for in Registrar’s Office. CBS Consultants help with these processes.


Our Education Edge Consulting Clients

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Meet Your Education Edge Consultant

Education Edge ConsultantChristy Anderson graduated from Campbellsville College in Campbellsville, KY, in December of 1991, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Religious Education and a minor in Accounting. She has more than 15 years of experience with the Blackbaud products, having worked at Blackbaud from 1994-2001 where she was a Senior Support Analyst and Software Trainer. Christy’s thorough product knowledge and training abilities made her a great resource for modifying and restructuring training workbooks; providing internal training to new analysts and coaching new trainers on their presentation skills.


“Christy has been EXTREMELY helpful for us.”

– Tracey Harris, Chief Financial Officer, Solomon Schechter School of Westchester


Let’s Talk About Education Edge Training

To learn more about customized training or consulting for your Education Edge software, call us today at  (888) 249-6008 or fill out the form below.

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