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School’s Out: Mandatory Fun Time!

Last week, the Diamond Mind team celebrated our First Annual ‘School’s Out! Mandatory Fun Time’ Employee Appreciation Day (SOMFT, for short).  We initially had lots of group games planned, complete …

PCI Compliance – The Challenge for Independent Schools

Independent schools are responsible for the security of credit card account data entered through their website, wherever the data is received or stored.  The standard to which they are held …

Tips for Hosting a Successful Auction – The Art of Asking for Donations

Whether you are new to the process or a finely groomed successor, we’ve gleaned several tips that we’ll be releasing over the summer, from those who have recently been in your position may serve you well.

The Ideal Payment Processing Environment for Schools

The ideal destination for a business officer is a streamlined, consolidated, cost-effective, and PCI-Compliant environment. The best way to start is with an optimal electronic payment infrastructure. It should meet all the …

Congratulations to Finalsite and Silverpoint on the Merger!

Finalsite and Silverpoint Diamond Mind expresses their sincere congratulations to Finalite and Silverpoint on their recent merger.  Our payment processing has been compatible with both company’s products for many years …

10 Good Years, the Next 10 Starts Now

The leading electronic payment provider to Independent Schools is excited to announce that 2013 will mark the 10 year anniversary for the company. Started in 2003 by Katherine Novikov, Diamond Mind, Inc has grown into one of the fastest growing payment service providers in the independent school industry.

The Next Generation Tuition Portal

Diamond Mind Inc., the recognized leader in electronic payment services for K-12 independent schools, today announced the official release of the Diamond Mind Electronic Payment Tuition Portal 5. Diamond Mind first introduced a turn-key web based payment option for schools in 2007. Five years of experience has evolved the company’s technology into a best practice portal in the industry.

It has never been easier, safer, and more convenient to begin accepting tuition payments by credit card …

Radio Interview with Diamond Mind CEO

Diamond Mind, Inc.’s, CEO, Katherine Novikov recently appeared as a guest on a radio talk show that highlights top CEOs in the DC metro area. Guest leaders on the show are researched, then selected to appear to discuss their leadership style and philosophy, their unique challenges and successes, and their methods for navigating their market sector during the present economic climate.

Research Indicates Growing Trend in Electronic Payments

Diamond Mind Inc., the recognized leader in electronic payment services for K-12 independent schools, today released the first of a five part research report conducted with MasterCard and National Business Officers Association (NBOA). The research focused on the trends and issues affecting independent K-12 schools relative to implementing and managing electronic payments. The research involved surveys at 135 independent school schools, follow-up phone interviews with 22 business officers, and surveys of nearly 200 parents of children currently enrolled in a K-12 independent school.

Riverstone International School wins Diamond Mind “Support Independent Schools” Contest

Diamond Mind Inc., the recognized leader in electronic payment services for K-12 independent schools, today announced that Riverstone International School in Boise, Idaho, won the Diamond Mind “Support Independent Schools” contest. Riverstone International receives a $2,000 cash prize for use at their discretion to enhance student and school programs.